Farah Munir, DO

Farah Munir, DO

Farah Munir, DO

Associate Director, Public and Community Fellowship

Farah Munir, DO, received her undergraduate degree in Psychology from Northwestern University and her medical degree from the University of North Texas Health Sciences Center. She completed her psychiatry residency at Cleveland Clinic and is a graduate of the UH/CWRU Fellowship in Public and Community Psychiatry. She joined the faculty of University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center in 2006 and since then has been actively working in community psychiatry in northeast Ohio.

Dr. Munir currently serves as Medical Director of Psychiatry for Signature Health, a large, integrated community health center with locations in Cuyahoga, Lake and Ashtabula Counties. Prior to that she served as Chief Medical Officer for Circle Health Services, a federally qualified health center in Cleveland, and also has previously served as Medical Director at both the Centers for Families and Children and Recovery Resources, community mental health centers in Cuyahoga County. During her tenure at Circle Health Services and the Centers for Families and children, Dr. Munir helped to bring together the two organizations, which affiliated in 2017, and for working to advance primary care and behavioral health integration at both organizations.

Beyond her clinical and academic work, Dr. Munir is the chair of the Medical Advisory Board for NAMI Greater Cleveland. She serves on the Council of the Ohio Psychiatric Physicians Association (OPPA), representing the Cleveland area and has previously served as a member of the Government Relations Committee. Dr. Munir is a member of the Board of the Ohio Psychiatric Physicians Foundation (OPPF), the charitable arm of the OPPA, and has served as Board President since 2017. In 2018, Dr. Munir was recognized as a Physician Innovator by Crain’s Cleveland for her leadership at Circle Health Service and the Centers for Families and Children.

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