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Dr. Guichard is a physician-scientist who is dual trained in clinical medicine and basic science research. He completed his training through a highly competitive and prestigious National Institutes of Health (NIH)-funded Medical Scientist Training Program (MSTP)…continued
Dr. Oscar Julian booker was born in Ozark Alabama. He currently lives in the Birmingham area with his wife Amy and two children, Hayden and Morgan. Dr. Booker attended undergraduate at Morehouse College where he studied biology and economics. He then matriculated…continued
Dr. Murtaza Ahmed is originally from Nottingham, England, and attended the prestigious Nottingham High School from 1991-2002. Upon graduating amongst the top 1% nationally he was admitted to The University of Nottingham, one of the nation’s oldest and most…continued
Mustafa I. Ahmed, MD, is a Cardiologist and Scientist. He was born in Nottingham, England, he went to medical school at the Victoria University of Manchester. After graduation he took postgraduate positions at the prestigious Manchester Royal Infirmary, Manchester…continued
Dr. Philip Johnson is originally from Selma, AL. He currently lives in Birmingham, AL with his wife Paula, who is a pediatrician, and their 3 daughters. Philip began his studies at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, TN where he double majored in Biomedical and…continued
Dr. Kharod is a native of the sunny coasts of Tampa, FL. He developed a keen interest in science from a young age and after high school attended a combined six year BA/MD program at the University of Missouri in Kansas City. Upon graduating medical school…continued
Dr. Stephen W. Russell is an award-winning Physician and author. He is an Associate Professor of Internal Medicine and Pediatrics at the University of Alabama-Birmingham (UAB), caring for patients of all ages in the clinic as well as the hospital. In a survey of his…continued
Shabbir Husain was born in Cleveland, Ohio and spent much of his childhood there. At the age of 10, he moved to Sydney, Australia where he would attend the highly-regarded Barker College. Once Shabbir returned to the United States at the age of 17, he finished his…continued
Dr. Alain Bouchard is a clinical cardiologist at Cardiology PC in Birmingham, AL. He is a native of Quebec, Canada and trained in Internal Medicine at McGill University in Montreal. He continued as a Research Fellow at the Montreal Heart Institute. He did a clinical cardiology…continued