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Amjad Chaudhry, DVM, MPH

Dr. Amjad Chaudhry received his Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) in 1979, in Punjab, Pakistan and moved to USA in 1980 and soon joined the US Army as a technician. In 1990, he passed National Board Exams and Practicum. He chose to apply for Laboratory Animal Medicine Residency (LAMR) and Master of Public Health (MPH), since laboratory Animal Medicine was gaining popularity in the public and to protect animals being used in research. He was accepted to start these courses in Walter Reed Army Medical Center (WRAMC) in Washington DC.

He has written a paper on the African Clawed Frog, detailing its life history, uses, and habitat. He has also written about the difference in the growth rate of cell line as a predictor of prostate cancer tumor Model in Nude-mice. 

In May of 1998, he retired from US Army and was hired by National Institute of Health (NIH) as Lab Animal Veterinarian, for the health care and wellbeing of Laboratory Animals in National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH). For almost the past 20 years, Dr. Chaudhry has been at the NIH supporting research in NIMH.   

He currently serves as the National Secretary Ziafat of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community, USA.