Khan recognized as Pandemic Warrior by Family Practice and Counseling Network

PHILADELPHIA, Jan. 6 -- State Rep. Rep. Tarik Khan, CRNP, Ph.D. was recognized by Family Practice and Counseling Network with their “Pandemic Warrior Award” for “Outstanding Dedication and Resilience.”

During the pandemic, Khan volunteered countless hours doing COVID testing to vulnerable individuals, and cofounded a nationally recognized vaccine program with Anna Perng for community members with accessibility issues, including persons with disabilities unable to leave their homes.  Khan and Ms. Perng presented their model at a White House/CDC forum and received national media coverage. 

Khan, D-Phila., has performed over 900 vaccinations in neighbors’ homes, the vast majority were performed after work or on his days off. He is the subject on an upcoming documentary by an Academy Award-nominated director Sami Khan called “Angel Dose.”