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Majd Zayzafoon MD Majd Zayzafoon, MD, PhD, MBA leads the UAB Heersink School of Medicine’s effort to expand the university’s international health footprint and impact in medical education.

Zayzafoon joined UAB as a postdoctoral fellow in 2002 and has since held several leadership positions. Currently, he serves as Assistant Provost of International Education in the Office of the Provost,  Assistant Dean of International Medical Education in the Heersink School of Medicine, and Professor in the Departments of Pathology and Medical Education. He earned his medical degree from Damascus University School of Medicine in 1987, his Ph.D. from Michigan State University in 2001, and his MBA from the University of Alabama at Birmingham in 2013.