Bangladeshi physician becomes director of Internal Medicine Residency Programme in USA

BanglaPress Desk
February 8, 2021

Staff Reporter: Hameem Ibne Kawsar, a Bangladeshi physician, is the director of Internal Medicine Residency Program at a hospital in Maryland, USA. He will assume new responsibilities from July this year.
Dr. Hameem Ibne Kawsar (MD, PhD, FACP) was introduced to the American scientific community by discovering methods for early detection of oral cancer. Then he completed a residency in internal medicine from the world-renowned Cleveland Clinic Hospital.
Dr. Hameem received the ‘Best Research’ medal at this time for his meritorious contribution. After being Board Certified in Internal Medicine in the United States, he successfully served as Associate Program Director of the Internal Medicine Residency Program at St. Luke’s Hospital in St. Louis, Missouri. At the same time he also served as the Medical Director of the Residents Continuity Clinic. He was also appointed as the Director of Research and Scholarly Activities at the same hospital. During this time, under his supervision, American residents completed about 15 studies and won national awards in the United States. He was awarded the ‘Teacher of the Year’ medal for his outstanding performance in this capacity. Dr. Hameem has also successfully served as a judge at scientific sessions of various national organizations of American physicians. Cancer scientist Dr. Hameem is currently completing a three-year clinical fellowship in hematology and oncology from the University of Kansas Medical Center in the United States. At the same time, he continued to treat cancer patients as well as research on cancer.
He recently published a groundbreaking research paper on the treatment of lung cancer and its failure in a scientific journal. He dedicated to medical education. Dr.Hameem has recently been appointed as the Director of the Internal Medicine Residency Program in US state of Maryland. In addition to training residents, he will be engaged in cancer research and cancer research in collaboration with world-renowned Johns Hopkins University. He is currently living in Missouri, USA, with his wife and two daughters.
Dr.Hameem a child of masterpieces from Bagerhat district of Bangladesh, completed his HSC from Notre Dame College.Then he enrolled in the MBBS course at Barisal Sher-e-Bangla Medical College (Shebachim). The student of the 21st batch of Shebachim received the certificate of health service in 1997. In his student life he was the first boy of the medical college and got a place in the merit list of Dhaka University. He set foot in the international arena after signing merit in the country’s academia. Dr. Hameem completed his doctorate degree in molecular biology in 2005. Case later studied as a cancer biologist at Cleveland’s Western Reserve University.