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Abdul El-Sayed on The Young Turks with Nomiki Konst

Nomiki Konst (TYT Politics) interviews Abdulrahman Mohamed El-Sayed, known as Abdul El-Sayed, is an American physician, epidemiologist, public health expert, and candidate for Governor of Michigan, running as a Democrat. https://abdulformichigan.com/

About Abdul El-Sayed: He served as the Executive Director of the Detroit Health Department and Health Officer for the City of Detroit from 2015-2017. Appointed at 30 years old, he was the youngest health commissioner in a major US City. Previously, he was Assistant Professor in the Department of Epidemiology at Columbia University. He is an internationally recognized public health expert, and the author of over 100 scholarly articles, abstracts, and book chapters on public health policy, social epidemiology, and health disparities. His essays on public health policy have also been published in The New York Times, CNN, The Hill, The Huffington Post, The Detroit News, and the Detroit Free Press. On February 9, 2017, the Detroit News reported that El-Sayed will resign his position as health director to run for governor of Michigan in the 2018 Democratic Party primary.

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