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A Conversation with Dr. Nassim Assefi

Steve Scher
06/27/2007 at 9:00 a.m.

Dr. Nassim Assefi wears many hats. She is a physician, a second generation Iranian America, a philanthropist, a women's health specialist, an academic, a traveler to 40 different countries, a writer and an aspiring musician. Today we'll discuss many topics with her, ranging from global health disparities to salsa dancing in Afghanistan. We'll also talk about her first novel Aria, which is largely drawn from her own experiences.

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Dr. Nassim Assefi, MD is a physician specializing in women's health, a clinical instructor at Harborview/University of Washington School of Medicine, a global health worker, and a novelist. Most recently, she has been an academic in Seattle, an aid worker in Kabul and an aspiring musician in Havana. Her first novel is titled, Aria.

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