Ashraf Mohammed has a PhD in Public Health from the University of Cape Town, an MSc in Medical Science (Epidemiology) from the University of Stellenbosch, and a BSc (Microbiology) from the University of Western Cape. He has been an educator, health professional/epidemiologist and researcher for more than 10 years, focusing on TB/HIV/AIDS/STI and communicable diseases. He has taught and researched at the Cape Peninsula University of Technology in South Africa, and at Fairleigh Dickinson University, Caribbean Medical University and Native Education College in Vancouver. Dr Ashraf Mohammed has published in peer reviewed journals and has presented conference papers nationally and internationally. One of his research publications influenced the revision of the South African national TB policy guidelines for persons with advanced HIV-infection.
Dr. Ashraf Mohammed is also involved with various organizations in implementing capacity building programs. He is a senior consultant for the Global Leadership Initiative in Toronto and was nominated to the Senior Advisory Board for Intego Health (Dubai). He has also led workshops at the Ajyal Muslim Youth Centre in Vancouver. He was one of 75 nominees for the Royal Bank of Canada Top Canadian Immigrant Awards for 2015.