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Wasique Mirza

Physician and Author

Born in Pakistan 1967 to a family well known for its contribution to medicine, social welfare and politics. Graduated from Medical College in 1992 from Lahore, Pakistan. Immigrated to the US in 1995 for post-graduate training in Internal medicine. Move to Scranton, PA in 1999 to work at a Federally Qualified Health Center, serving the underserved population of the region. Currently: Chief Medical Officer, Scranton Primary Healthcare center. Acting Program Director, Internal Medicine Residency Training Program at The Wright Center for Graduate Medical Education, Scranton, PA Associate Professor of Medicine and Regional Education Coordinator at The Commonwealth Medical College, Scranton, PA Author: Zero Point (fiction) - A political thriller about Pakistani and US politics. Op-Ed guest columnist - The Times-Tribune of Scranton, PA Personal: Lives in Waverly, PA with wife, Annina and three children.

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