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Dr. M. Tufail Ijaz

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Dr. Ijaz to participate in International Education Week at Zanesville Campus

Dr. M. Tufail Ijaz, endocrinologist with Genesis Healthcare System, will present “Doctors without Borders: A Journey to the U.S.” as part of Ohio University Zanesville’s International Education Week celebration and Third Thursday event series. 

Ijaz will share his journey to becoming an endocrinologist and why he chose America to study and practice. Participants will learn about Ijaz’s research related to Cushings Disease and other rare diseases he has diagnosed. He will discuss diseases that he treats, including diabetes, thyroid, osteoporosis and hypogonadism. 

The “Doctors without Borders: A Journey to the U.S.” is the final program in a lineup of more than 20 presentations and events featuring Ohio University Zanesville faculty and staff representing 15 countries, including Argentina, Botswana, Brazil, China, Cuba, Denmark, India, Iran, Japan, Jordan, Pakistan, Poland, Romania, Sudan and Vietnam in celebration of International Education Week. For the complete schedule, visit ohio.edu/zanesville

The free community program will take place on Thursday, Nov. 19, at 7 p.m. in the Elson Hall Auditorium at the Ohio University Zanesville Campus on Newark Road.