Mahaa Ahmed is a Clinical Research Assistant working with the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Epidemiology and Antimicrobial Stewardship (IDEAS) research group at the Center for Pediatric Clinical Effectiveness. She is also an MSc. student in Environmental Health at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health pursuing concentrations in environmental exposure assessment and infectious disease epidemiology. She graduated from Rowan University in 2019 with degrees in biology and philosophy and religion studies and a minor in dance.