Please join CAMP NJ for our annual iftar benefitting Islamic Relief USA.
*Funds raised benefit Yemen
TICKETS: *Non-refundable & unavailable at door
- Early Bird: $30 until 5/12
- Gen Adm: $35
- Kids (age 10 & under) $20
ATTIRE: Semi-Formal or Professional
CUISINE: Indian (Halal)
PARKING: Free onsite parking available
We welcome keynote speaker Dr. Imran Shariff MD of Cancer Centers of America:
Dr. Imran Shariff is a Supportive/Palliative Care Physician who helps improve the quality of life of cancer patients at Cancer Treatment Centers of America in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He manages symptom management for patients regardless of stage of cancer. He also helps patients with advance care planning. As a Supportive Care specialist, he is an advocate for support for caregivers of cancer patients.
Originally born in England, Dr. Shariff and the family moved to central New Jersey in 1984. He attended West Windsor-Plainsboro school district and graduated from Rutgers University in 2002. He and his brothers grew up attending the Islamic Society of Central Jersey (ISCJ) on weekends. His father, Mohammed Iqbal Shariff started the first library at ISCJ, and his mother, Farida Shariff, also ran Saturday School morning sessions.
A member of the American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine, Dr. Shariff is board certified in internal medicine and hospice and palliative care by the American Board of Internal Medicine. Dr. Shariff earned his medical degree from St. Georges University School of Medicine in Grenada, West Indies. He completed both his internship, residency, and chief residency at Robert Wood Johnson/Cooper University Hospital in Camden, NJ, followed by a fellowship in Hospice and Palliative care at Memorial Sloan-KetteringCancer Center in New York, NY. In addition to in-person patient care, Dr. Shariff has written several publications, continues to be involved in research, and is a part of the Telemedicine community.
Dr.Shariff continues to give talks on the importance and benefits of Supportive Care Medicine to a variety of audiences while adding a touch of humor to a delicate topic.
*Islamic Relief USA strives to alleviate suffering, hunger, illiteracy, and diseases worldwide regardless of color, race, religion, or creed, and to provide aid in a compassionate and dignified manner. Islamic Relief USA aims to provide rapid relief in the event of human and natural disasters and to establish sustainable local development projects allowing communities to better help themselves.