Our Collaborators

Wasat connects with other like-minded organizations, in an effort to expand the network of available resources to build up the balanced path ahead.

Institute for Spirituality & Health

The Institute for Spirituality and Health is dedicated to the concept that all humans are spiritual beings and research affirms that spirituality plays a vital role in an individuals’ health and in healing. In our sixth decade, the Institute has an outstanding Board of Trustees and Adjunct Faculty. Check the events page to find a list of our conferences, seminars, classes and panel discussions.

Clinton Foundation – Health Matters Initiative

The Clinton Foundation works to improve the health and well-being of all people by activating individuals, communities, and organizations to make meaningful contributions to the health of others. The Clinton Foundation achieves its goals by leveraging technology and digital innovation, and by building strategic cross-sector partnerships and programs that increase community capacity, collaboration, and health infrastructure.

Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA): National Pharmaceutical Drug Take Back

The National Prescription Drug Take Back Day addresses a crucial public safety and public health issue. According to the 2018 National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 9.9 million Americans misused controlled prescription drugs. The study shows that a majority of abused prescription drugs were obtained from family and friends, often from the home medicine cabinet. The DEA’s Take Back Day events provide an opportunity for Americans to prevent drug addiction and overdose deaths.

Multicultural Center Mercy Clinic (MC) Houston

MC is one of the many services provided by Multicultural center (MCC) which connects and inspires people - through mutual understanding, respect, and friendship - to work together for a better future. MC is an innovative network of healthcare providers helping low-income or uninsured patients access quality healthcare. These services are made possible through discounted healthcare services from physicians, labs, imaging centers, pharmacies, and other healthcare providers.

New America

Since 1999, New America has nurtured a new generation of policy experts and public intellectuals. Today they are a community of innovative problem-solvers, combining core expertise in researching, reporting and analysis with new areas of coding, data science, and human-centered design to experiment and innovate nationally and globally.

Sh. Basem Hamid President

Shaykh Basem Hamid is a medical doctor with bachelor’s and masters degrees in Islamic jurisprudence and extensive training in Islamic disciplines of hadeeth, fiqh, and tazkiya from Syria. He holds a hafizh ijazah of Quran and multiple ijazahs in hadith and traditional Islamic sciences. He has been teaching these disciplines and delivering Friday sermons for over a quarter of a century. He is a member of the founding board of Mishkah University and the current president of its executive board. He is a former professor at UT Anderson Cancer Center and University of Iowa. Shaykh Basem is a practicing physician in the Greater Houston area and is the Imam of Shadowcreek Muslim Community Center.