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Mohammad Said's Biography

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Full Name:

Mohammad H. Said

Gender:

Male

Family:

3 Children: Yasser, Nora, Hashem

Birth Date:

10/22/1938

Birth Place:

Haifa, Palestine (Israel)

Home City:

Ephrata, WA

Religion:

Muslim

Recertified, Geriatric Medicine, American Board of Family Practice, 1998-2008

Recertified, Family Practice, American Board of Family Practice, 1999-2006

MPH, School of Hygiene, University of Toronto, 1974

Attended, Gasroenterology, University of Madrid, Spain, 1971

Gasroenterology, University of Madrid, Spain, 1971

PhD, Preventive Medicine, University of Madrid, Spain, 1971

PhD, Preventive Med, University of Madrid, Spain, 1971

Attended, General Internal Medicine, University of Madrid, Spain, 1969

General Internal Med, University of Madrid, Spain, 1969

MD, Internal Medicine, University of Granada, Spain, 1967

MD, University of Granada, Spain, 1967

Ba, Salahiyah College, Nablus, 1957

BA, Salahiyah College, Nablus, 1957

BA, Salahiyah, Nablus West Bank, 1957

Candidate, United States Senate, Washington, 2016, 2018

Candidate, Washington State Senate, District 13, 2014

Candidate, United States House of Representatives, District 4, 2012

Candidate, United States Senate, 2004, 2006, 2010

Candidate, Governor, State of Washington, 2008

Self-Employed, Grant Medical Providers, 1982-present

Assistant Clinical Professor, Internal Medicine, University of North Dakota, 1980

Member, American Board of Internal Medicine, 1979

Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine, University of North Dakota at Grand Forks, 1977

Member, Westar Institute, Jesus Seminar, 2004-present

Member, Elks Club, 1996-present

Member, American Civil Liberties Union, 1990-present

Member, Amnesty International, 1990-present

Member, People for the American Way, 1990-present

Member, Democratic Party Precinct 71 Committee Grant County, Washington, 1984-present

Member, American College of Physicians

Member, American Medical Association

member, Amnesty International

Member, Democratic Central Committee, Grant County

Member, Doctors without Boarders

Member, Fraternal Order of the Eagles

member, Grant County Medical Society

Co-Founder in North America, Islamic Medical Association

Founder in Europe, Islamic Medical Association

Member, Jordanian Medical Association

Member, Moose International

Member, Physicians for a Nuclear Freeze

member, Public Citizens

Member, Washington State Medical Association

Member, Grant County, Democratic State Central Committee, 2016

Member, Physicians for Prevention of Nuclear Wars, 1988-2006

Delegate, Democrat, Grant County Convention, 2004

Delegate, Democrat, Washington State Convention, 2000

Founder, Americans Against Military Intervention in the Gulf, 1990

Delegate/Vice-Chair, Democrat, Washington State Convention, 1990

Member, Democratic Party National Platform Committee, Washington, 1988

Member, Platform Committee, Democratic Party, Washington State, 1988

Co-Founder, Rainbow Coalition, Washington State, 1986

Awards:

many

Current Car:

2005 Chrysler Van

Date of Wedding Anniversary:

March 21st

Father's Name:

Hasan

Father's Occupation:

deceased

Favorite Actor/Actress:

Anthony Quinn
Sophia Loren

Favorite Athlete:

Muhammad Ali

Favorite Author:

Almighty God Allah - the Holy Qur'an

Favorite Book:

The Holy Qur'an

Favorite Color:

sky blue

Favorite Food:

fish, lentil soup, oatmeal with milk, vegetables, extra virgin olive oil, fruits, chicken, rodeo beef from Burger King ($1)

Favorite Movie:

Dr. Zhivago, The Hunchback of Notre-Dame, and others

Favorite Musician:

John Denver, Anne Murray

Favorite President and Why:

President Jimmy Carter - He cared about human rights

Favorite Quote:

An individual is considered knowledgeable as long as he seeks knowledge. Once he thinks he knows everything, he becomes ignorant. -- Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him)

Favorite Sport:

soccer

Favorite TV Shows:

I Love Lucy,The Bob Newhart Show, All in the Family, The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, The Johnny Carson Show, etc.

Favorite Type of Music:

American country music, Arab music - Palestinian Folklore and Dabke

American country music, Arab music - Palestinian Folklore and Dabke

Favorite Vacation Spot:

Spain, Morocco, and others

Favorite Websites:

AlJazeera.com, Jews-for-Allah.org, IslamOnLine.net, JewishVoiceforPeace.org, etc.

First Car:

Volkswagon

First Job:

Teacher-Elementary and Middle School

Hobbies or Special Talents:

writer, hiking, gardening, visionary, reformer, peace activist, etc.

Mother's Name:

Farizah - deceased at child birth

Mother's Occupation:

was a housewife

Name one thing you would most like to do before you die:

Witness the creation of a secular, democratic state in Historic Palestine, where Jews, Christians, and Muslims live under one Constitution with equal rights, like we have in the United States. I've been advocating this for over 35 years, and my county (Grant in Washington State) adopted this resolution I introduced in 1990 and reaffirmed in 2010 and 2012.

Names of Grandchildren:

none so far

Number of Grandchildren:

none so far

Personal Hero and Why:

Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him), as he was a prophet, great leader, legislature, commander in chief, a husband, a father, a grandfather, tolerant and kind to Muslims and non-Muslims. His life was perfect for all mankind from now since his preaching until the end of the world. Unfortunately, he is misunderstood many times by some in the West and by some Muslim fanatics.

Person Most Want to Meet (Dead or Alive):

President Obama, as I campaigned for him, putting my heart, my soul, and my pocketbook in his campaign the first time he ran for president. I had a chance to meet with him on February 29, 2008 at Brownsville at the Gulf of Mexico, when he came to have breakfast with the preachers. I was only 20 miles away, but I choose not to go so that I did not undermine his campaign, as being a Palestinian and a Muslim. The second time I went to Oso in Washington State a few months ago and was waiting to meet him, but I was prevented by the secret service, who told me I had to set up a meeting with him through the White House and not in Oso. My letters while campaigning, and when he became president, proves that my analysis was very accurate and 80% of his speech to the Muslim world from Cairo on May 30, 2009 came from my extensive letter to the White House. I wanted to tell him that there is no transparency in the White House. His advisors used my analysis as a think tank or research, but they never gave me credit.

Pets (include names):

none

Priority Issues:

Peace and reconciliation among the people and bridge the gap between the United States and the Arab and Muslim world through business relationship, as business, and not war, promotes peace. I would like the United States to uphold our values for democracy, human rights, and free election in the Arab and Muslim world, as I am absolutely against dictatorships and oppression, like what happened in Egypt, Syria, Iraq, and others. Those Muslim extremists in those countries came because of dictatorships, lack of education, and lack of jobs. I would like the United States to withhold monetary support to Israel, as well as the Arab governments. I feel that the pro-Israel Jewish Zionists and Christian Zionists should pay for Israel and the oil rich Arab countries of the Gulf should pay for the poor Arab countries, including Palestine. We should concentrate our monetary support to poor countries in Africa to fight diseases, such as AIDS and now Ebola virus. The United States should be only a catalyst to help those governments if they want to help themselves and are democratic, upholding human rights.

Publications:

There is a large amount of comments to internet articles through Yahoo, Google, and Al Jazeera America in my Public Facebook, Dr.Mohammad Said, and my website, drsaid.net, is full of letters, analyses, and meetings with leaders around the world. I am also in the process of completing publication about interfaith dialog and the comparison among the Holy Books - The Bible, The Gospels, and the Qur'an, which will be published in the very near future. I intend to write articles very soon, which will be posted in my website, AmericanHoopoe.com (under construction), and some will be sent for publication in major American newspapers.

Reason for Seeking Public Office:

I want to do good for the people, as I am in the center and not a politician. I am conservative in some issues, liberal in others, and most important, I am on my own, with experience which sprouted over 60 years to put at the service of the people.

Spouse's Occupation:

n/a

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