US expat Bangladeshi doctor nominated for Nobel Peace Prize

BanglaPress Desk
October 2, 2022

Noman Sabit: Dr. Ryan Saadi, a former student of Dhaka Medical College Hospital (DMCH), has been nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize. Education Minister Dr. Dipu Moni confirmed this on her verified Facebook page on Saturday afternoon.
In a Facebook status, Dr. Dipu Moni wrote, “Our Dhaka Medical College K-40 batch friend Ryan Saadi, MD, MPH, Chairman and CEO Tevogen Bio, has been nominated for this year’s Nobel Prize. We are proud. Hearty congratulations and best wishes to Saadi. Best wishes to Saadi and his family.”
It is learned that Dr. Ryan Saadi is currently working as the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of a company called Tevogen Bio.
Born on December 6, 1964, at Sahapur in Ishwardi upazila of Pabna, Dr. Ryan Saadi’s father’s name is Taib Hossain and his mother’s name is Asma Begum. He is the eldest son in the family. His wife’s name is Dr. Judy Akhter. This Bangladeshi doctor is currently staying in the United States.
The website ‘’ has named 343 individuals and organizations in this year’s Nobel Peace Prize nomination list. Among them are 251 individuals and 92 institutions. The website of Ryan Sadi’s organization ‘Tevojon Bior’ has confirmed that the Nobel committee has given this nomination.

Born in Pabna, Ryan Sadi migrated to the US for higher education in 1992 after completing his MBBS degree from Dhaka Medical College. In the United States, he received advanced degrees in leadership in medical science from Harvard University and health policy and economics from Yale University.
Meanwhile, the name of Ryan Sadi in the nomination list for the Nobel Peace Prize was announced on his Facebook page by Education Minister Dr. Deepu Moni. Dr. Ryan Sadi. Dipu is Moni’s friend. They are classmates of K-40 batch of Dhaka Medical College.
In a post on Facebook, the Education Minister wrote, ‘Our Dhaka Medical College K-40 batch friend Ryan Sadi MD, MPH has been nominated for this year’s Nobel Peace Prize. we are proud Hearty congratulations and best wishes to Sadi. Best wishes to Saadi and her family.
The Nobel Peace Prize has always been a focus of interest. This year also the names of some such individuals, voluntary organizations and organizations have come into discussion. The Nobel Peace Prize will be awarded in Oslo on October 7.

The Russia-Ukraine war may be condemned by awarding the Nobel Peace Prize this year. Because of this, some of the opponents of Russian President Vladimir Putin can get this award. In particular, volunteers who help civilians in Ukraine can receive this award. Even Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy could be awarded the Nobel. He remains at the top of the list this year.
In addition, this year’s Nobel Prize can be awarded to someone promoting the issue of climate change. Environmental activist Greta Thunberg’s name is also in this list. The Nobel Committee of Norway can present a new surprise in this case if it wants.
In November 1895, Alfred Nobel established the Nobel Prize in his will with 94% of his total earnings (three million Swedish kroner). With this huge amount, the Nobel Prizes in Physics, Chemistry, Medicine, Literature and Peace were started.
Economics was added to the list in 1968. Alfred Nobel died before the award was announced that year. After the approval of the legislature, the Nobel Foundation was formed according to his will. They are responsible for the overall supervision of the money left by Alfred Nobel and the overall management of the Nobel Prize. The responsibility for selecting the winners is shared between the Swedish Academy and the Norwegian Nobel Committee.