Dr. AbulKalam M. Shamsuddin is Professor of Pathology at the University of Maryland, School of Medicine and President of IP-6 Research Inc.
Dr Shamsuddin graduated from Dhaka Medical College, University of Dhaka in 1972. Following Internship in Massachusetts and Residency training in pathology in Maryland, he was certified by the American Board of Pathology in 1977. In 1980, he received Ph.D. degree from the University of Maryland for his work on colon carcinogenesis. He joined the faculty of the University of Maryland as an Instructor in 1977, and rose through the ranks of Assistant Professor and Associate Professor with tenure to become a full Professor in 1988. For his excellence in teaching he received the Best Teacher award from the medical students many times, including the coveted "Golden Apple Award" by the American Medical Students' Association in 1999.
Aside from these Prof Shamsuddin has contributed numerous book-chapters and published over 200 scientific papers. He has been a well sought after speaker in various national and international symposia. He was the founding Director and Chairman of the Board of IP-6 Foundation Inc., and Kamolpur Janakallyan Trust, non-profit organizations to support health-care and economic empowerment in rural Bangladesh.
Dr. A.K.M. Shamsuddin, MD, PhD