Stanford Cardinal Course: PSYC 86Q Psychology of Xenophobia, released Oct. 28, 2019.
“Ramadan: Advising clinicians on safe fasting practices” published by Scope - Stanford Medicine May 30, 2019.
“Stanford Psychiatrist focuses on the mental health needs of Muslims” published by Scope - Stanford Medicine August 28, 2018.
Faculty Profile in the 2017 edition of Spotlight. Publication of the Abbasi Program in Islamic Studies.
- Interviewed by Sacramento Bee about Muslim Travel Ban published Feb. 22, 2017.
- Deep Dives with ISPU: The mental health of Muslim healthcare workers
- AP News: For some US Muslims, raw talk on suicide, mental health
- San Francisco News: Mental health professionals and faith leaders are coming together to help the Muslim community
- NPR: American Muslims Are 2 Times More Likely To Have Attempted Suicide Than Other Groups
- Healio: Suicide attempt more common among Muslim adults than people of other faiths
- Muslim Network TV Interview
- MDedge: Clinical pearls for Muslim patients with suicide risk
- CBS News Radio Weekend Roundup Interview
- KCBS San Francisco Radio Interview
- CBS Kaleidoscope with Allison Keyes Interview
- Psychiatric Times: Psychiatrists Concerned With the Afghanistan Situation: Ethical and Practical Issues
- American Muslim Today: Muslim Mental Health Spotlight: Stanford Study Shows Adult Muslims Are Twice As Likely To Attempt Suicide Compared to Other Religious Groups
- Prism Reports: Muslim American mental health experts are developing their own resources
- Ahmed Khan Podcast: Preventing Suicide
- Al-Jazeera article: ‘Under the prism’: Muslim Americans reflect on life post-9/11
- Stanford Medicine Scope Blog: Q&A: Shining a light on Muslim mental health in America
- Invited as a national expert on the Muslim faith community to attend by SAMHSA and Health and Human Services (HHS) in Washington, DC, July 24-25, 2019: Expert Panel: “The Role of the Faith-Based Community to Improve Services & Delivery of Care for People with Serious Mental Illness (SMI).”
- By invitation of President Obama and the Secretary of Health and Human Services, Sylvia Burwell, Dr. Rania Awaad represented the Stanford Muslim Mental Health Lab at a convening at the Department of Health in DC to discuss matters relating to Muslim Mental Health (MMH) on April 20th, 2016. Dr. Awaad received this invitation as a nationally recognized leader for her work on the mental health needs of Muslim populations.
- Invited by the American Psychiatric Association to author two toolkits on Muslim Mental Health:
- Published Op-Ed (March 2020) about the Public Charge ruling, COVID-19, and Refugee/Asylum Seeker Suicides: https://www.usatoday.com/story/opinion/2020/03/17/trump-public-aid-rule-risks-immigrants-mentalhealth-column/4905563002/
- Interviewed by Time Magazine in April 2020 to discuss Ramadan during the unprecedented times of the COVID-19 pandemic
- Interviewed on Al-Jazeera (May 2019) about the challenges those with Eating Disorders might experience in Ramadan and how to support them
- Interviewed by MDedge/Clinical Psychiatry News at the 175th American Psychiatric Association Annual Conference (May 2019) about the Stanford Muslim Mental Health Lab and my research
- Featured in Psychology Today article (April 2019)
- Featured in Northwestern University A-Bayan Magazine (April 2019)
- Featured in MuslimMatters.com after Christchurch, New Zealand attack “On Prophetic Wisdom and Speaking to Children at Times of Distress” March 16, 2019.
- Interviewed by Sound Vision for article “Suicide in the Muslim Community” published Oct. 2, 2018.
- Conducted national webinar “Suicide Risk and Prevention: Finding Hope in the Darkest Times” for “Meet the Expert Series” hosted by the Institute of Muslim Mental Health Sept. 6, 2018
- Interviewed by the NY Times about the Muslim Travel Ban published April 17, 2017.
- Recognized by the American Psychiatric Association in a "Member in the News" article: "Psychiatrist Forwards Understanding of Islam, MH Care for Muslim Women" published Aug. 5, 2015.
- Recognized by the Muslim Wellness Foundation in a "Professional Spotlight" article published Feb. 17, 2015.
- Recognized in an article in Psychiatric News published on Jan. 15, 2015: "Learning About Spirituality Improves Competency"
Recognized by Pakistan’s GNN News for the Modern Perspectives in Islamic Psychology Conference
Recognized by the International Association of Islamic Psychology inaugural conference in Istanbul, Turkey
Recognized by the Jordanian newspaper Al-Rai' for presenting at a five-day train the trainers conference on mental health care for Syrian and Iraqi refugees in Jordan. Published on May 25, 2016.
Invited lecture: “Muslim Psychologists in History” for the Mindful Muslim Podcast. Inspirited Minds in London, UK
Invited lecture: “A Can of Worms: Teaching Content while Respecting Process in a Culture and Spirituality Course.” 1st International Congress on Religious-Spiritual Counseling in Istanbul, Turkey
Invited Lecture: “Psychological Studies of Muslim Scholars: Abu Zayd al-Balkhi” International Seminar at the Muhammad ibn Hamad Al-Thani Center for Muslim Contributions to Civilizations at the College of Islamic Studies, Hamad Bin Khalifa University, Doha, Qatar.
Invited Lecture: Pregnancy and Muslim Mental Health” and “Compassion Fatigue and Burnout from the Islamic Perspective,” Keynote Address for the Canadian Muslim Mental Health Conference, University of Toronto School of Medicine, Toronto, Canada
Invited lecture: “Perspectives of Mental Health from Historical Muslim Scholarly Tradition” Ibn Khaldun University, Istanbul, Turkey
Invited keynote speaker: “A Millennium before DSM-5: OCD in Al-Balkhi’s 9th Century Sustenance of the Body and Soul”, Islamic Perspectives in Modern Psychology International Conference, Lahore, Pakistan
Invited keynote speaker: "Islamophobia and Public Mental Health: Lessons Learned from Community Engagement Projects,” XXXVIth International Congress on Law and Mental Health, Rome, Italy