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Sameer Vohra, MD, JD, MA, FAAP

Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics - Primary Care


Sameer Vohra, MD, JD, MA, FAAP is the Executive Director of Southern Illinois University (SIU) School of Medicine’s Office of Population Science and Policy, a research and policy organization aiming to improve health outcomes in central and southern Illinois.  A general pediatrician, Dr. Vohra is also an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics and Medical Humanities.  Dr. Vohra completed a residency in pediatrics at the University of Chicago.  He earned a Master of Arts in public policy at the University of Chicago, a medical doctorate at SIU SOM, a juris doctorate, graduating first in his class, at SIU School of Law, and a Bachelor of Arts with honors at Northwestern University.  Dr. Vohra has received several honors including a United States Fulbright Scholarship in 2009, 2014 American Medical Association Foundation’s Excellence in Medicine Leadership Award, and was recently named an Edgar Fellow in 2016, one of 40 emerging political and policy leaders in Illinois.  


Northwestern University, Evanston IL
Medical School: 
Southern Illinois Univeristy, Carbondale/Springfield, IL


Printable CV: 
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