aysha akhtar

aysha akhtar

Neurologist, author of Our Symphony With Animals. On Health, Empathy and Our Shared Destinies

Aysha Akhtar, M.D., M.P.H., is a neurologist and public health specialist and is on a mission to show that what’s good for animals is also good for humans!

She is the author of the new book, “Our Symphony With Animals. On Health, Empathy and Our Shared Destinies.” Combining medicine, social sciences, and stories, her book explores how deeply the well-being of humans and animals are entwined. The book shows how humanity’s compassion for animals is the next step in our species’ moral evolution.

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