Avicenna President Irfan Ahmad, PhD, CPHA, was awarded the Faculty Volunteer of the Year by the Illini Union Office of Volunteer Programs for his work at Avicenna. Ahmad is one of the original founders of the clinic and continues to be a driving force in both the every day operation of the clinic as well as long term goal achievement. Ahmad takes time to meet each volunteer and meticulously combs through projects and plans to assure that they align well with our a mission and will best serve our population. He sets a fantastic example of how professionals can give back to their community and role model for future generations. We are proud to have him on staff.