Syeda Razia (Ray) Haider, MD

Syeda Ray Haider

Undergraduate School
Weill Cornell Medicine - Qatar 

Medical School
Weill Cornell Medicine - Qatar 

Interests and Career Goals

Women's mental health (including reproductive psychiatry, sexual trauma, eating disorders, etc), global health and emergency psychiatry

Favorite Pastimes

Reading (current obsession: memoirs written by women), origami, embroidery, cooking and baking

Strengths of the Program

Diversity of residents, focus on resident wellness and myriad of clinical training opportunities


  • Dupnik KM, Lee MH, Mishra P, Reust MJ, Colombe S, Haider SR, Yao B, Vick K, Zhang T, Xiang J, Miyaye D, Magawa R, Lyimo E, Mukerebe C, Mngara J, Kalluvya SE, de Dood CJ, van Dam GJ, Corstjens PLAM, Downs JA. Altered Cervical Mucosal Gene Expression and Lower Interleukin 15 Levels in Women With Schistosoma haematobium Infection but Not in Women With Schistosoma mansoni Infection. J Infect Dis. 2019 May 5;219(11):1777-1785. doi: 10.1093/infdis/jiy742. PubMed PMID: 30590736.
  • Rosinger A.Y., Young S.L., Collins S.M., Haider S.R., Mishra P., Nagai H.T., Petro M., Downs J.A.. Schistosomiasis and hydration status: Schistosoma haematobium, but not Schistosoma mansoni increases urine specific gravity among rural Tanzanian women. American Journal of Physical Anthropology. 2018, Aug; 166(4):952-959. Cited in PubMed; PMID: 29664990. Haider, S.R. (2018, April 01). Beyond USMLE Step 1 (Letter to the Editor). Academic Medicine.  


  • Bshesh, F., Allouch, S., Haider, S.R., Imran, M., Othman, Y., Youssef, A., Bendriss, G., Chen, K., Yousri, N. (February, 2016). A Close Look at the Genome and the Unbalanced Stratification of the Qatari Population Poster.