Dr. Lameh Fananapazir

Dr. Lameh Fananapazir was born in Iran and spent his youth in Africa. He is a graduate of Edinburgh Medical School. He trained in Cardiology and further specialized in Electrophysiology at Duke Medical Center. He worked for 15 years as a research scientist at the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Maryland studying causes of sudden death in athletes and those with inherited heart conditions. He has published more than 500 scientific papers and has given many presentations at national and international conferences. He spent two and a half years as Director of Health Services at the Bahá’í World Centre in Haifa, Israel. He currently resides in Cumberland, Maryland where for 11 years he was in practice as a cardiologist and electrophysiologist. Dr. Fananapazir is a Bahá’í who has had a lifelong interest in the study of religion and its impact on the world. He is the author of “Islam at the Crossroads”; which was published in 2015 and examines current issues facing Islam and their potential solutions. He has also recently authored ‘A Companion to the Study of Epistle to the Son of the Wolf.