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Dr. Shaheen E Lakhan is a physician scientist who administers a host of projects spanning neuroscience, neurology, neuropsychiatry, proteomics, and medical education. He underwent extensive didactic and research based training by completing undergraduate and graduated studies in biochemistry, education, medicine, and proteomics.

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Education and Titles
>> BS, Bachelor of Science, Biochemical Sciences
>> MS, Master of Science, Biological and Physical Sciences
>> MEd, Master of Education, Education Technology
>> PhD, Doctor of Philosophy, Biological Sciences
>> MD, Doctor of Medicine, Cum Laude
>> AFACB, Associate Fellow, National Academy of Clinical Biochemistry
>> MICR, Professional Member, The Institute of Clinical Research

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Professional Experience
Dr. Lakhan serves in multiple capacities in both academia and industry. As an editorial board member of several leading scholarly journals and overseer of many lines of popular media including Brain Blogger, he aims to minimize the gap between expert and general public scientific knowledge. Currently, he is executive director of the Global Neuroscience Initiative Foundation (GNIF), an international charity to advance neurological and mental health patient welfare, research, and education.

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Academic Experience
Education has consistently been one of Dr. Lakhan's passions. He holds faculty appointments in medicine and science. During the early years of online education, he was involved in teaching biology lab sciences and global biotechnology via the web. His commitment to higher education is evident through volunteered scientific and technical advisement in science and technology competitions.

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Awards and Honors
From a young start, Dr. Lakhan earned four revered commendations from the President of the United States -- twice for educational excellence (Pres. Bill Clinton), a volunteer service award (Pres. George W. Bush), and one for lifetime achievement with a "call to service" award (Pres. George W. Bush). Moreover, the United States Congress has bestowed Dr. Lakhan with six congressional awards and medals.