Howard University College of Pharmacy 


Iman Ahmed is a third-year pharmacy student at Howard University College of Pharmacy. In 2014 she obtained her Bachelors of Science from the University of Georgia.

While obtaining her undergraduate degree, Iman focused on community service projects including Peter’s Pals and health fairs dedicated to the underserved. After completing her degree, Iman began working as a research pharmacy technician at the Atlanta Center for Medical Research (ACMR). She worked on clinical trials focused on indications of psychiatric disorders, hyperlipidemia, COPD, osteoarthritis, and diabetes. It was through various mentors and her passion for serving others that Iman decided to attend pharmacy school.

Upon admittance to Howard University College of Pharmacy’s class of 2019, Iman received several academic honors and scholarships for her performance. Upon entrance, she acquired the NIH Endowment Scholarship that helped kick-start her pharmacy academics. In the past two years, she received the HUCOP Academic Scholarship and HU Pharmacy Alumni Scholarship. Also, Iman was awarded Mentor of the Year and was inducted into Rho Chi Honor Society and Phi Lambda Sigma Leadership Society.

Currently, Iman is actively involved in the American Pharmacists Association-Academy of Student Pharmacists as her chapter president and serves as a leader in Industry Pharmacists Association, College of Pharmacy Assessment Committee, and AcademyHealth. Alongside this involvement, Iman is an active tutor for the Center of Excellence, where she assists students’ understanding of Pharmaceutical Chemistry and Integrated Therapeutics.

Iman grew up in the metro Atlanta area, in the city of Norcross. Her parents immigrated from Ethiopia in the late 1980s. Coming from a big family of over fifty first cousins, Iman spends her free time visiting family and exploring new cities. Iman has a genuine care for others and is enthusiastic to further herself in the pharmacy profession.