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Faieza Jabeen Qasim

BMJ 2021; 372 doi: (Published 02 February 2021) Cite this as: BMJ 2021;372:n268
  1. Asif Qasim

At the age of 4, growing up in Nairobi, Faieza Jabeen Qasim had decided she was going to become a doctor, a commitment and passion that she held throughout her life

As the first Muslim pupil at Bradford Girls’ Grammar School, Faieza excelled in her studies and blazed a trail for bright children from all backgrounds. In spite of the devastating loss of her father, who died a few months before her A level exams, she achieved A grades, with the highest biology A level mark in the UK, and received the Biology Council National Award.

She went up to Newnham …

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