Interventional Electrophysiologist, Member-Board of Trustees
Mohammad Hajjiri, MD FACC FHRS FACP is an interventional electrophysiology consultant cardiologist with a published patent in the treatment of cardiac arrhythmias using IGF-1. He is a member of the Board of Trustees of the King Hussein Cancer Foundation-USA and the Harvard Arab Alumni Association and was part of the NYU team to implant the first Micra leadless pacemaker in the United States.
Dr. Hajjiri completed his specialized medical education and training from Harvard, Tufts, and NYU and is extremely passionate about positive change in the Arab world. He started the medical elective rotation program that has so far helped more than 100 Arab medical students complete their elective rotations in the US and consequently match into top training programs including the Cleveland Clinic. Students so far have been from Jordan, UAE, Iraq, Palestine, and Egypt.
Dr. Hajjiri is also active in online education. The Hajjiri Foundation medical educational videos have reached large parts of the Arab World. He is Editor-in-chief of Edraak-Medicine currently building the largest online medical case library in the Arab World and created the MOOC “Healthy Hearts” which had an enrollment of close to 15,000 online students through Edraak.org.
Dr. Hajjiri is currently working on expanding the work of the foundation to include scholarships for medical students and increase the reach of online education.