Dr. Elias Zerhouni is currently a professor of radiology and biomedical engineering at Johns Hopkins University. He is one of the leading medical scientists in the world today.
Dr. Zerhouni was born in April 12, 1951, in Nedroma, a province of Tlemcen — a city in the West of Algeria. He was a competitive swimmer in his teens. After obtaining his Medical Degree (M.D.) at the University of Algiers, School of Medicine in 1975, he applied for and won residency at Johns Hopkins University, considered one of the leading medical and teaching facilities in the United States. Dr. Zerhouni arrived in the US aged 24, accompanied by his wife Nadia Azza (a pediatrician). They’re still married and they have three children. Continue reading