Mouhanad Hammami, M.D., M.H.S.A.

LEO Intermittent Lecturer
Mouhanad Hammami
College of Arts, Sciences, and Letters
College of Education, Health, and Human Services
Health & Human Services

Teaching Areas:

Arab American Studies, BS in Public Health, Public Health

Research Areas:

Health / Health Disparities, Social Justice / Inequality

Biography and Education

Dr. Hammami is a senior health executive with an expertise in strategy and operations. He is currently Chief Health Strategist in Wayne County, Michigan. His professional background includes as serving as the Senior Vice President for Safety Net Transformation, Community Benefit, Health and Well-Being at Trinity Health.  In this role he led the strategy to improve health for individuals and improve the underlying social determinants of health in communities served. He also led work for Trinity Health's community-based delivery models and public health initiatives and partnered closely with state and national experts to integrate health care delivery with public health activities.
Prior to joining Trinity Health, Dr. Hammami served as Chief Health Officer and Director of the Department of Health, Veterans and Community Wellness in Wayne County, Michigan for almost ten years where he restructured the department and aligned services to efficiently serve the 1.2 million residents of the most populous county in Michigan.
A medical graduate of Aleppo University, Syria, Dr. Hammami completed his postdoctoral research in Pediatrics at the Newborn Center of the University of Tennessee in Memphis, and then accepted a faculty appointment at Wayne State University School of Medicine in Detroit, Michigan and a research position at the Detroit Medical Center, Department of Pediatrics.  He then received his Master's degree in Health Services Administration from the University of Michigan.


University of Michigan School of Public Health Ann Arbor, MI
Master of Health Services Administration (MHSA), 2016
Graduate Certificate in the Foundations of Public Health (CFPH), 2014

Aleppo University School of Medicine Aleppo, Syria
Doctor of Medicine (MD), 1992