About Lameh Fananapazir
Lameh Fananapazir was born in Iran and spent his youth in Africa. He is a graduate of Edinburgh Medical School, where he trained in Cardio-vascular Diseases and was elected as a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh. He further specialized in Electrophysiology at Duke Medical Center, following which he was recruited to study causes of sudden death in athletes and patients with familial cardiac diseases at the National Institutes of Health where he became the chief of the Section of Inherited Heart Diseases. He has written and presented several hundred articles. He spent two and half years in Haifa, Israel where he was the director of the Health Services at the Bahá’í World Centre and Visiting Professor of Molecular Genetics at Technion, Israel Institute of Technology. Dr Fananapazir recently retired from his private practice in Cumberland, Maryland. Post 9/11 he wrote Islam at the Crossroads which examines the issues that Islam increasingly faces and their potential solutions.