Dr. Anam Tariq is a board-certified Internist, completing her Nephrology fellowship this year at the Johns Hopkins and is concurrently completing a Masters in Epidemiology from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, in Baltimore, Maryland. She has been awarded a grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) for research on nutrition/metabolomics and cardiovascular disease in the kidney-disease populations. She is currently a clinical-researcher and educator. She wants to pursue an academic career and continue teaching. Dr. Tariq has always had a passion for service; in her teenage years she worked for the World Health Organization in refugee camps and clinics in Pakistan, focusing on primary care, vaccinations, nutrition and preventive medicine. She has also traveled to Honduras and Dominican Republic on medical relief trips, delivering medications to free health clinics, performing first aid, serving as first responder and teaching hygiene practices. Her volunteer work has been recognized nationally and she has been awarded Presidential award from George W. Bush for the recognition of devoted service through national organizations, such as the Veterans Affairs and the American Osteopathic Association.