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EDI Speaker Series: Having “the talk” about drugs: A Quranic Approach Speaker: Dr. Jibran Y. Khokhar
November 27 @ 12:15 pm - 1:15 pm
Dr. Jibran Khokhar was born in Kuwait where he memorized the Quran with an ijazah. He completed his Bachelors in Life Sciences from Queen’s University and his Doctorate in Pharmacology and Toxicology from the University of Toronto followed by a post-doctoral fellowship in Psychiatry at Dartmouth College. He is currently an Associate Professor and Canada Research Chair in Translational Neuropsychopharmacology at the Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry at Western University. His research is related to substance use and severe mental illness, and how drugs of abuse affect the developing brain. He also serves as a Khateeb for the London community and a Senior Fellow at Yaqeen Institute.