Dahlia Wasfi

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Dahlia Wasfi (born 1971) is an Iraqi-American physician and peace activist.

Early life and education[edit]

Born in 1971 in New York to a Jewish-American mother and Muslim Iraqi father, Dr. Wasfi spent part of her early childhood living in Iraq under Saddam Hussein.[1] She returned to the US at age 5, earned her B.A. in Biology from Swarthmore College in 1993 and her medical degree from the University of Pennsylvania in 1997.


Part of Dr. Wasfi's April 27, 2006 address to the Congressional Progressive Caucus:


  1. ^ Speakers
  2. ^ "Dr. Dahlia Wasfi speaks at Iraq forum". Congressional Forum testimony. April 27, 2006. Retrieved December 28, 2010. 

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