Fathima Sahulhameed, MD, MPH, specializes in family medicine.
Dr. Sahulhameed is a member of the American Academy of Family Practice. She has delivered local invited presentations in the Healthy Families for Life project for Hunterdon Medical Center. She also has delivered presentations on teen pregnancy for University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ) School of Public Health. Her presentations have included topics such as childhood obesity, healthy lifestyles, unintended teen pregnancy, and contraceptive use.
Global medicine is among Dr. Sahulhameed's passions. She has been a volunteer for A Mission of Sharing (AMOS) Hope and Health in Nicaragua, the Komfo Anoyke Teaching Hospital in West Africa, and the Gampola Base Teaching Hospital in Sri Lanka, among others. She says, "My volunteer work has taught me about the hardships many people face. Visits to my native country, Sri Lanka, have influenced and encouraged me to draw on my talent, opportunity, and vision to help others." She adds, "Delivering health care in developing countries has highlighted the importance of primary care in maintaining a healthy population and successful community. I plan to continue participating in volunteer work for local and international communities."
When she is not working with her patients, Dr. Sahulhameed enjoys spending time with her family and friends. She enjoys painting, drawing, and ceramics.