Nasreen Quadri, MD

Assistant Professor,

Nasreen Quadri

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Assistant Professor


Nasreen Quadri, MD CTropMed ® is an internal medicine/pediatrics hospitalist, adjunct assistant professor and Global Medicine Faculty in the University of Minnesota Department of Medicine. During her undergraduate studies, she was involved in the GlobeMed chapter at the University of Missouri-Kansas City, which partnered with Kabwohe Clinical Research Centre in Bushenyi District of Southwestern Uganda. They partnered on public health projects that supported community gardens and a goat micro-financing program for HIV infected and affected individuals. During her residency training at the University of Minnesota Combined Internal Medicine & Pediatrics program, her primary clinic at the Center for International Health focused on providing primary care to newly arrived refugees and immigrants in Minnesota. She earned her Certificate in Tropical Medicine (CTropMed ®) through the American Society for Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. After residency, she completed a chief year in Global Medicine. During her chief year, she partnered with the International Organization for Migration (IOM) to support international trainings of panel physicians and provide online content for programming. She worked with interns and registrars at Selian Lutheran Hospital and Arusha Lutheran Medical Center in Arusha, Tanzania during her chief year. Currently, she is Co-Chair for her hospital medicine department’s Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committee and is a chapter representative for the Twin Cities chapter of Equal Health’s Campaign Against Racism.



  • Quadri NS, Shah SM, Rodin H, Debes JD. Promoting Hepatitis B Awareness: Evaluating an Educational Approach through Health Care Workers in Tanzania. Annals of GlobalHealth. 2021; 86(1): X, 1–6. DOI:
  • Quadri N, Thielen B, Circhlow R, Rheault M, Vraga E, Cohen E, Erayil S, Gulleen E, Braman J, Krohn K. 2021, 12 Tips for Engaging Medical Students in Health Communications, MedEdPublish, 10, [1], 48,
  • Quadri NS. Visionary insight. Lancet Respir Med. 2021 Jan 22:S2213-2600(21)00026-6. doi: 10.1016/S2213-2600(21)00026-6. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 33493444.
  • Chimba R, Quadri NS. Blood is Life. Am J Trop Med Hyg. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 104(1), 6 Jan 2021, pp. 5-6, doi:
  • Jose D Debes MD, Nasreen S Quadri MD, Amir Sultan MD, Mirghani Yousif MD, Sophia Ibrahim Ali, Johnstone Kayandabila MD, Ifeorah Ijeoma PhD, Kenneth Ssebambulidde MD, Lucy Ochola PhD, Abdelmajeed Moussa MD. Risk of Healthcare Worker Burnout in Africa during the COVID-19 Pandemic. Annals of Global Health. 2021; 86(1): X, 1–4. doi:
  • Nasreen S Quadri MD, Erin M Mann MPH, Patricia Mburu MBChB GHP, Amira Hamadeh MD MPH, William M Stauffer MD MSPH. Global is Local in Minnesota: A Unique Partnership with the United Nations Migration Agency. Minnesota Medical Association’s Minnesota Medicine Magazine. Nov-Dec 2020. 103 (6).
  • Damasi F Bayo MD, Nasreen S Quadri MD. All Eyes on Me. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 103(4), 7 Oct 2020, pp. 1355–1356, doi:
  • Jose D Debes, Nasreen S Quadri, Amir Sultan, Abdelmajeed Mahmoud Moussa, Mirghani Yousif. Comment in response to “COVID-19 Across Africa: Epidemiologic Heterogeneity and Necessity of Contextually Relevant Transmission Models and Intervention Strategies.” Comment titled COVID-19 in Africa: the importance of supporting the healthcare workforce. Ann Intern Med. 29 June 2020. doi:
  • Nasreen S Quadri MD, Beth K Thielen MD PhD, Serin Edwin Erayil MBBS, Elizabeth A Gulleen MD, Kristina Krohn MD. Deploying Medical Students to Combat Misinformation During the COVID-19 Pandemic. Acad Pediatr. 2020 Aug;20(6):762-763. doi: 10.1016/j.acap.2020.05.024. Epub 2020 Jun 2. PMID: 32502537; PMCID: PMC7265844.
  • Nasreen S Quadri, Auguste Brihn, Javeed A Shah & Jonathan D Kirsch. (2020) Bovine Tuberculosis: A Re-emerging Zoonotic Infection. J Agromedicine. 2020 Jun 1:1-6. DOI: 10.1080/1059924X.2020.1771497. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 32478614.
  • Nasreen S Quadri MD, Jose D Debes MD, MS. The Waiting Room Project: An Approach to Community Health Education in Hepatitis B. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2020 Jul;103(1):537. doi: 10.4269/ajtmh.20-0232. PMID: 32653047; PMCID: PMC7356481.
  • Nasreen S Quadri MD, Beth K Thielen MD PhD , Serin Edwin Erayil MBBS , Elizabeth A Gulleen MD , Kristina Krohn MD. COVID-19: Outbreaks and the Media. iCollaborative. Association of American Medical Colleges. May 6, 2020. 
  • Clinical

    Board Certifications

    • American Board of Pediatrics
    • American Board of Internal Medicine

    Clinical Interests

    Refugee and Immigrant Health; Global Health; Hepatitis B; Community Engagement; Health Equity;