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Designated Representative: Munr Kazmir, MD

Munr Kazmir, MD

Direct Meds, Inc., Closter, NJ; Designated Representative: Munr Kazmir, MD

Dr. Munr Kazmir was born in Pakistan in 1957. He graduated from the University of Punjab where he received his M.B.B.S./M.D. He then went on to complete a one-year internship at the Mayo Hospital in Lahore, as well as a two-year residency at the Holy Family Hospital in Rawalpindi, Pakistan. In 1984, Dr. Kazmir arrived in the United States where he successfully completed his Internal Medicine internship at the White Plains Hospital/Montefiore Medical Center in 1986. He went on to complete additional medical studies in 1988 at Methodist Hospital and Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas. During his externship in Houston, Dr. Kazmir was recognized for being the lead fundraiser for the Juvenile Diabetes Fund at the Methodist Hospital of Houston. In 1989 after completing his externship, Dr. Kazmir’s first American entrepreneurial and philanthropic initiatives lead him to develop a health care employment agency, which provides medical staffing to hospitals in the metropolitan area and provides free medical services to needy residents within the area. He continues his quest to ensure that indigents, homeless, HIV patients, and neglected children receive the appropriate medical care they deserve.

Among his many accomplishments, Dr. Kazmir has founded the American International School System (AISS)-the most modern state-of-the-art school in the history of Pakistan. AISS brings top-quality American based education to the underprivileged children in neglected regions. Today, he serves on a number of different boards including: the Board of Governors of the Republican Jewish Coalition, American Jewish Congress, Chabad House, Anti –Defamation League (ADL), etc... He was also a former member of: the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPC), the Republican Leadership Council, GOPAC, Republican Regents, Board of Trustees of Liberty Health Systems and former Chairman of Liberty Health Systems Foundation, former Trustee of the Hackensack University Hospital Foundation, former Chairman of the Board of the Middle East Media Research Institution (MEMRI), and former Chairman of NATPAC (Metropolitan Area). Today, Dr. Kazmir maintains cooperative, bipartisan relationships with many members of the United States Congress and is very active in promoting the concept of democratic government in third world countries and the Middle East. He remains committed to fostering and supporting women’s rights, as well as human rights causes throughout the world.

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Content last reviewed on September 29, 2020