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Once a refugee, now a physician assistant who helps care for new refugees

Physician assistant Ayan Mohamed (photo by Jim Howe)

Physician assistant Ayan Mohamed (photo by Jim Howe)

She was a Somali refugee as a child, who went on to grow up in Syracuse. Now physician assistant Ayan Mohamed takes care of refugees who resettle in the Syracuse area. Mohamed works in Upstate's adult medicine clinic, where many refugees receive their medical care soon after arriving in America. Mohamed talks about the challenges and rewards of caring for refugees as well as some of the medical conditions she encounters.

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