Dr. Isma holds a PhD degree in Public Health with a concentration in Epidemiology, Master’s in public health (MPH) with a concentration in Epidemiology, Master of Business Administration (MBA) with a concentration in Human Resources Management, and a B.S. in Biology (Pre-Med). Dr. Isma is currently teaching in the School of Health Sciences as a contributing Faculty and Mentoring for the MPH/DrPH Public Health Program with Walden University. Dr. Isma is a visiting professor in the Department of Epidemiology at Florida International University’s (FIU) Robert Stempel College of Public Health and Social Work, Keiser University in the Health Services Administration and Health Sciences Program, and Everglades University in the MPHA Program.
Coupled with her academic credentials, Dr. Isma brings a wealth of knowledge and experience in the field of HealthCare. She has over twelve years of hands-on experience in the field of HealthCare, Strategic Planning, STD/TB, and HIV/AIDS. Dr. Isma is certified by the State of Florida as an Environmental Health Professionals (CEPH).
Her activism is guided by the passion to help people who are disenfranchised not only in the USA, but also around the world. Her passion has led to the founding of Impact on the World Through HealthCare (IWTHC), a 501(3) non-profit organization aimed at helping people around the world by reducing health disparities, increasing awareness and providing access to much needed health care services. Her research interests focus on health disparities among racial and ethnic minorities, especially the development of HIV primary and secondary prevention interventions for underserved populations in the U.S. and internationally.
She is an abstract and film reviewer for several Public Health Conferences panels.
PhD, Walden University
MPH, Walden University
MBA, Florida Metropolitan University