Dr. Halima Amjad is an assistant professor of medicine at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. Her areas of clinical expertise include geriatric medicine and geriatric psychiatry, with a focus on individuals living with dementia.
Dr. Amjad earned her M.D. and Master’s of Public Health from Drexel University. She completed her residency and chief residency in internal medicine at Yale-New Haven Hospital and a fellowship in geriatric medicine and gerontology at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. She joined the faculty of Johns Hopkins in 2016.
She is certified in internal medicine and geriatric medicine from the American Board of Internal Medicine. Her research focuses on informing and improving the care of older adults with dementia with research into underdiagnosis, hospitalization, and primary care in dementia.