Muslima Sonia Razaqyar
Muslima is a student in the South Texas Medical Scientist Training Program (MD/PhD Program) studying eurological features of metabolic syndrome via resting-state fMRI Data under the mentorship of Peter Fox, MD.
I am originally from Afghanistan and grew up in Florida. I am the oldest of 7 kids, and got married in spring of 2020, right before the pandemic was declared. We have a 18 month old son now. I started my academic journey at Hillsborough Community College in Tampa, Florida and transferred to Mount Holyoke College to complete my B.A. in biochemistry. I was at NIH for 4.5 years before I started the MD/PhD program in the summer of 2018.
Reading, swimming, hiking, exploring national parks and spending time with family.
Neurocognitive outcomes of nonfatal pediatric drowning.
Why I chose MD/PhD
I am interested in bridging the gap between bench research to bedside care.
Why I chose MD/PhD at UT Health San Antonio
The inclusiveness and supporting environment of the MSTP program.
Post-bac work or other affiliations
Postbac (IRTA) at The National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism
A.A. Honors in Biology, Hillsborough Community College, 2011
B.A. in Biochemistry with honors in Genetics, Mount Holyoke College, 2013
Postbac Neurogenetics/Neuromuscular Research, National Institutes of Health 2013-2018