Our Team

Ayesha Zahir Sherzai, MD MAS

Dr. Ayesha Zahir Sherzai is a neurologist, scientist and a published author. She trained in neurology and preventive medicine at Loma Linda University, and a fellowship in vascular neurology and epidemiology at Columbia University/NY Presbyterian Hospital, and a masters in clinical research from UC San Diego. She founded the Social Welfare Society for Afghan Refugees in medical school, has volunteered with Doctors Without Borders’ maternal and child health programs in Afghanistan during her medical training, co-found the Afghan Health Initiative in order to empower the Afghan diaspora with their own health, and along with her husband, Dean Sherzai, are leading the largest community-based brain health initiative in the world through their online work in Brain Health Revolution.