When some patients see Aisha Hasan-Rasool’s long sleeves under her lab coat and her headscarf, they want to know where she’s from. “I tell them Buffalo, New York,” said Hasan-Rasool, RN, WHNP-BC. Hasan-Rasool is a nurse practitioner at a small women’s health clinic in Duluth, Ga. Like nearly half of all Muslims born in the U.S., she converted to Islam. If people want to know more about her faith or customs, she readily answers questions, but often it goes no further than the initial inquiry.
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As a society as we try to move beyond fears of Islam, Muslim American nurses have a chance to show that their culture is not about war but peace and love.
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