Hassan Zahwa



Washington - Innovation Lab, DC

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Hassan is a director in the Public Health sector, focusing on solving complex healthcare-related issues. Hassan is driven by improving healthcare for soldiers, veterans, and their families.

At Guidehouse, Hassan serves as the subject matter expert for clinical laboratory, electronic health record implementation, change management, organizational development, and stakeholder engagement.

Before joining Guidehouse, Hassan retired as a decorated soldier after honorably serving for over 23 years in the United States Army. During his tenure, Hassan started as a clinical researcher at the HIV Diagnostic Laboratory, focusing on breakthroughs in HIV diagnostics, treatment, and vaccination. He led the clinical trials culminating in FDA’s approval for the first HIV rapid diagnostic testing device. Hassan continued his career progression by managing clinical laboratories and assuming leadership positions at the highest levels. He concluded his military service by focusing on business process management, supporting the deployment of the DoD Electronic Health Record.

Ph.D., Nuclear Medicine/Cell & Molecular Biology, Pennsylvania State University
M.B.A., Business Administration, University of Maryland Global Campus
M.S., Healthcare Administration, University of Maryland Global Campus
B.S., Medical Laboratory Technology, University of South Alabama

Board Certified by the American Society for Clinical Pathologist, Business Process Management
Certified Professional in Health Information Management and Systems (CPHIMS)

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