Student Speaker

Noor Salem, M.S. Nutrition and Integrative Health

Noor Salem is a national speaker and author of five books who is passionate about empowering others to transform their health. She earned her bachelor’s degree within two years from the University of Michigan and received her graduate certification as an Integrative Nutrition Health Coach from the Institute for Integrative Nutrition. Noor graduated with a Master of Science in Nutrition and Integrative Health with a concentration in Human Clinical Nutrition from Maryland University of Integrative Health. She has been working with clients for years through her wellness practice, Holistic Noortrition, and has conducted workshops, lectures, and group coaching classes with dozens of faith-based organizations, conventions, and universities nationwide. Currently, Noor resides in New Jersey and enjoys hiking, cooking, and spending time with her husband and two daughters.


Commencement Speaker

Dr. Kisha N. Davis

Dr. Kisha N. Davis is a family physician and leader in integrative health, with expertise in the fields of health equity, community and public health, and value-based care. Dr. Davis is the County Health Officer for the Department of Health and Human Services of Montgomery County, Maryland, and was appointed to this role in 2022. She just completed her term as Vice Chair of the Medicaid and CHIP Payment and Access Commission (MACPAC), which advises Congress, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, and the States on Medicaid policy and currently serves on the Board of the American Academy of Family Physicians. Her previous roles include Vice President of Health Equity at Aledade, and Medical Director of Casey Health Institute (CHI), which provided integrative and integrated primary care for individuals, families, and the community in a holistic setting. Dr. Davis served as a White House Fellow at the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and was Chief Resident with the University of Maryland Department of Family and Community Medicine, where she also completed her residency. Dr. Davis holds an M.D. degree from the University of Connecticut School of Medicine, a Master of Public Health (M.P.H.) degree from Johns Hopkins University, and a B.S. in Biological Anthropology and Anatomy from Duke University.