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Mohammad Sarwar Nasir

Mohammad Sarwar Nasir


Dr. Mohammad Sarwar Nasir has served as the President of the Muslim Community Center, one of Chicagoland’s oldest Muslim centers which now has three locations, Chicago (MCC), Morton Grove (MEC) and Skokie (MCCA). He is currently the Executive Committee and Education Council member at MCC and Islamic Foundation North. He is the new Vice-chairman of CIOGC and has been on the CIOGC House of representatives for four years.

By profession, Dr. Nasir is a Scientist with a Ph.D. in Chemistry from University at Albany, New York. After his postdoctoral work at the Johns Hopkins University, Dr. Nasir first joined as Research Assistant professor at Evanston Hospital/Northwestern University, and then as Principal Scientist at a Biotech Company (Diachemix Corporation). Dr. Nasir currently works as Senior Public Service Administrator at Illinois Department of Public Health, Division of Laboratories. He is the manager of Chicago Laboratories.

Dr. Nasir has served as Board of Directors at Prairie Crossing Charter School. He is currently on the Advisory Council of ICNA Relief, Chicago. He is also running a high school in Lahore, Pakistan (Al-Baseerat High School). Dr. Nasir is married with his wife, Nasreen Nasir, and has three children (2 boys and a girl).