Dr. Awan is a cardiologist who obtained his medical degree from King Edward Medical College in Lahore, Pakistan in 1968. He migrated to the US in 1969 and trained at various US academic institutions, including cardiology training at the University of California, Davis. Thereafter, for over 10 years, he served on the UC Davis faculty as clinician, teacher, and researcher at Sacramento, California, before managing his global medical research company focused on new drug development for heart disease. His interests and contributions are in the areas of heart failure, heart function, and treatment of heart attacks.
Dr. Awan is an avid student of Chinese poetry and antiquities.
He has been married for 54 years to his kindergarten sweetheart of 70 years and is blessed with 2 children.