Maram Museitif is a public health and health care professional with more than 10 years of experience working in large research, academic, and government health settings, and has a solid understanding of the challenges facing health care delivery in the United States and globally.
Ms. Museitif holds a master’s degree in public health and is certified in public health and clinical research. She is the chair of the Legislative, Policy and Advocacy Committee for the Texas Public Health Association where she prioritizes and advocates for statewide policies, programming, and funding to address public health issues.
Ms. Museitif also served on Central Health’s Health Equity Council, whose efforts led to the amendment of the Smoking in Public Places Ordinance (SIPPO) to include e-cigarettes. In addition, she was a member of Central Health’s inaugural Community Health Champions class in 2016 where she was presented an appreciation award and was nominated alumni president by her classmates. The Texas Public Health Association recognized her advocacy work for health equity in 2016 with the presentation of the Jessie A. Yoas Memorial Advocacy Award.
Prior to her role at the Texas Public Health Association she worked for Yale University, UT Southwestern, Department of State Health Services, The United Nations Relief and Works Agency, and the US Department of Veterans Affairs in Dallas. In addition to her professional career, she sits on several health committees working to empower patients, students, and providers. She is also a recent graduate of Leadership Austin and a founding member of The Society of Health Communication.
In her free time, Ms. Museitif enjoys cooking, reading, and chatting with her #Pinksocks tribe.
- City of Austin Appointment
- Appointed: May 18, 2017
- Reappointed: October 31, 2019
- Term ends: December 31, 2023