Our Shining Stars
Siyad Abdullahi – President
Siyad Abdullahi is a physician by training, public health professional and nationally-recognized expert in cultural competency. Siyad is Somali, grew up in Nairobi, Kenya, and came to the U.S. to attend graduate school. He is fluent in Somali, Swahili and English.
Dr. Abdullahi has served on the boards of Axis Medical Center, Fair-vote Minnesota, the City of Minneapolis Capital Long Range Improvement Committee, City of Minneapolis Public Health Advisory Committee. Dr. Abdullahi is the recipient of the International Immigrant Achievement Award from The International Leadership Institute.