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Abdul El-Sayed
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Born
Abdulrahman Mohamed
El-Sayed

October 31, 1984 (1984-10-31) (ageĀ 36)
Education University of Michigan (BS)
Oriel College, Oxford (MA, PhD)
Columbia University (MD)
Political party Democratic
Spouse(s) Sarah Jukaku
Awards Rhodes Scholarship
Paul and Daisy Soros
Fellowships for New
Americans

Abdulrahman Mohamed El-Sayed (born October 31, 1984), known as Abdul El-Sayed, is an American politician. He is a candidate for Governor of Michigan, running as a Democrat. El-Sayed is an Executive Director of the Detroit Health Department and Health Officer for the City of Detroit from 2015 to 2017. His essays on public health policy have also been published in The New York Times,

On February 9, 2017, the Detroit News reported that El-Sayed would resign as health director to run for governor of Michigan in the 2018 Democratic Party primary.

El-Sayed has received support from many politicians and groups, including Senator Bernie Sanders, Democratic congressional nominee Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Women's March Organizer Linda Sarsour, and by Our Revolution.

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