After graduating from West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine, Amber Khan went on to pursue health education.  She has been a Muslim youth health educator for over 11 years.  She teaches health education at schools and community centers focusing on physical, social, mental, reproductive, and sexual health education.  She is also the chair of the Education Committee for the Islamic Medical Association of North America (IMANA) for the past 5 years and community educator for The Family and Youth Institute since 2021.  

Sister Amber is a part of the Islamic Schools League of America (ISLA) research team alongside the Institute of Social Policy and Understanding (ISPU) and Initiative on Islam and Medicine (II&M) that is working to create a toolkit for Islamic schools to engage in Muslim-centered research.

Sister Amber has written the first health curriculum for youth called Islamic Health.  It is a textbook series with two volumes:  Book I for ages nine and up, and Book II for ages fourteen and up.  This series is the first of its kind to tackle the most common health concerns by putting the Islamic way of life at the forefront of its answers and centering the Muslim narrative.  

Sister Amber also holds an Associates’ Degree in Islamic Studies from Mishkah University.  She has focused her studies on Aqeedah and Dawah.  She has led halaqas at her local masajid and college universities for the past ten years, is an educator for New Muslim classes at Muslim Enrichment Project, and a volunteer Muslim chaplain at women correctional facilities.  She currently leads a weekly youth sisters halaqa in Canton, MI for over six years.  

Contact: Islamichealtheducation@gmail.com

IG:  Islamichealthseries