Amna Hussein, MBS

Community Outreach and Engagement Manager
Amna Hussein

United States

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Amna Hussein joined the Masonic Cancer Center in May 2021 and is currently the Community Outreach and Engagement Manager. In this role, she develops and leads innovative initiatives aimed at increasing community awareness and understanding of cancer research, prevention, and screening. Amna has been instrumental in developing and implementing programs such as the Mobile Colorectal Cancer Community Screening Program, which partners with the University of Minnesota's Mobile Health Initiative to address colorectal cancer screening disparities. She is also the chair of the Minnesota Cancer Alliance's Cancer Health Equity Network, a statewide network that brings together representatives from over 100 organizations dedicated to advancing health equity in Minnesota.

Amna earned a Bachelor’s degree in Biology, Society, and Environment and a Master’s degree in Biological Sciences, focusing on immunology, cancer biology, and public health, from the University of Minnesota. Her professional experiences have centered around tackling inequities in education and healthcare. She is passionate about addressing the social determinants of health to reduce cancer health disparities in communities across the state. Outside of her professional life, Amna enjoys keeping up with the latest scientific discoveries, exploring local coffee shops and restaurants, and seizing every opportunity to experience new cultures around the globe.


Bachelor of Arts (BA) Biology, Society, and Environment - University of Minnesota 
Master of Biological Sciences (MBS) - University of Minnesota