DDUCEP History

Headshot of a manWorld-renowned transplant surgeon scientist and tenured Professor of Surgery at University of Maryland School of Medicine, Dr. Muhammad M. Mohiuddin, is a proud graduate of Dow Medical College in Karachi, Pakistan (now DUHS). Since 2017, has been the Director of the Cardiac Xenotransplantation Program at the University of Maryland School of Medicine, where led the first pig to human cardiac xenotransplantation and was named by Nature magazine as one of the top 10 scientists who changed the shape of science in 2022.

In 2022, Dr. Mohiuddin served as president of the Dow Graduates Association of North America (DOGANA), a nonprofit organization of graduates of Dow University of Health Sciences who live in North America, making it the largest group of medical alumni from Pakistan. As president, Dr. Mohiuddin established the exchange program to provide financial support to DOW students, post-graduates, and faculty to engage in training and research exchanges with their counterparts at UMB, enhancing the medical training and cultural appreciation of all parties and sparking medical innovation through exposure to new ideas and modalities.