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Dr Seema Yasmin Biography :: Age, Wiki, Husband, Married, Nationality

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Name Dr Seema Yasmin

Age / How old / Birthday / Date of Birth / DOB April 13, 1982. As of 2024, she is around 42 years old.

Wikipedia Bio / Profile Background

Introduction :

Dr. Seema Yasmin is a British Indian doctor. She is also a journalist and a professor, as well as the director of the ‘Stanford Health Initiative’ at Stanford University.

Personal Life : Parents, Family and Education

  • Dr. Seema Yasmin was born in April 1982, in London, England. Her mother, Yasmin Halima, was born in India but moved to England at a young age. Yasmin had an arranged marriage with Seema’s dad and gave birth to Seema when she was nineteen years old.
  • When Seema was seven years old, her parents separated. Yasmin Halima moved to London to continue her education and Seema went with her and grew up in the city. Her aunt also had a great influence on her upbringing.
  • After Seema graduated from high school, she attended the Queen Mary University of London (QMUL), where she graduated with first-class honors in a Bachelor of Science degree in Biochemistry.
  • She then attended the University of Cambridge from 2005 to 2009 and became a Doctor of Medicine.
  • She also did a Global Fellowship in Journalism at the University of Toronto.
  • Seema met the man who would become her husband, Emmanuel Farrugia when they were both seventeen years old.
  • After spending most of her time in London, Seema and her husband Emmanuel followed Seema’s mother, Yasmin Halima, to the United States.
  • Emmanuel and Seema initially settled in Dallas, Texas. On December 26, 2015, a tornado swept through the state and destroyed their house while Emmanuel and Yasmin Halima were there. They were both unharmed. Seema was on a trip to Liberia at the time
  • Following the aftermath of the tornado, Seema and Emmanuel now reside in New York City.

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Career, Income, Salary and Net Worth :

  • Dr. Seema worked as a physician at the Homerton Hospital NHS Trust from 2009 to 2010.
  • After moving to the United States, she was an epidemic intelligence service officer at the CDC from 2011 until 2013.
  • From 2014 until 2017, she was a health and science reporter at The Dallas Morning News, as well as a professor at the University of Texas at Dallas.
  • Since 2014, Seema has been a medical analyst for CNN.
  • Since 2017, she has also been working at Stanford University, first as a John S Knight Journalism Fellow and then as the director of the Stanford Health Communication Initiative.
  • In 2015 and 2017, Dr. Yasmin won a reporting award from the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting. In 2016, she was presented with the John P. McGovern Award in Health Promotion, from the University of Texas at Austin.

Interesting Facts and Trivia :

  • Following the divorce of her parents, Seema’s mother took her own grandmother’s name as her last name, an acceptable practice under Islamic law. Seema then took on her mother’s name as her last name too, not associating herself with her father’s name anymore.
  • Seema has a pitbull-mix dog called Lily.
  • She is also a published author of books such as The Impatient Dr. Lange (2018) and the upcoming Muslim Women are Everything, due to be released in 2020. She is also an accomplished poet.
  • Dr. Seema’s essay about the tornado that ravaged her house won the Mayborn literary non-fiction award.
  • Burmese Chicken Curry is her family’s go-to comfort food dish.
Body Figure / Physical Info

Measurements :

  • Eye Colour : Brown
  • Haircut / Hair Colour : Black
  • How tall is Seema Yasmin Height : No confirmed information is available.
  • Pregnant? : Currently, she is not expecting a baby.
Personal / Home / Contact Details
  • Seema Yasmin Married? : Yes
  • Children / No of Kids :
  • Seema Yasmin Ethnicity / Origin / Heritage / Race : South Asian (Indian)
  • Nationality : British
Wedding & Marriage / Husband / Engaged / Spouse / Partner Married. Check the full bio for relationship details.

9 thoughts on “Dr Seema Yasmin Biography :: Age, Wiki, Husband, Married, Nationality”

  1. Dear Dr. Yasmin, I am extremely proud to know that someone of your caliber, background, and educational intelligence is on CNN as a medical analyst. Your calming voice, beautiful British accent and amazing medical knowledge and demeanour are second to none.

    I am also of Indian descent and living in Vancouver BC. You are truly an asset to the medical community. I look forward to watching and hearing you on CNN for years to come.

    Roger Sharma.

  2. Dear Dr. Seema:
    I stumbled on your bio as you appeared on TV in regards to COVID-19. I am very impressed by your credentials. Amazing breadth of interests and abilities. God bless you.

  3. Seema, as a speech pathologist I just wanted to compliment you on your beautiful voice quality and British accent. I just happened to hear you on a TV broadcast and really I could listen to you all day!

    Best of luck,
    Dr. Richard Bloom

  4. You are very attractive and highly intelligent. I am a big fan of yours on CNN. When you speak, I listen. I love the sound of your voice and accent. I am happy you and your mother came to the USA.

  5. Dear Dr.Seema,

    I watch you as a CNN Reporter with Wolf Blitzer on the CNN channel playing a key role in providing expertise in controlling the COVID epidemic. You are a combination of beauty and intelligence- which is not very common. As a fellow professional of South Asian background (N. Indian) I wish you all the best of luck and success!

    Best Regards.
    AJ Hira

  6. Hello Dr. Seema Yasmin,

    I have been watching and listening to you on CNN. I have become your fan. My son is a doctor as well, he is a Pediatric Neurologist and has his clinic in Oakville Ontario.

    my best wishes to you.

    Kind regards,
    Nadir Aziz

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