Student Achievements

Congratulations to Asfand Khan who scored an 800 on the Biochemistry NBME exam in August 2010. This score is above the mark for the 99 percentile for this exam. In December 2010 he also scored a 95 percentile in the Anatomy NBME exam. We look forward to many more of his future successes.

Asfand Khan
Chantilly, Virginia
Class of 2014

Congratulations to Ms. Natasha Suleman for scoring 231/99 in the USMLE Step 1 exam in April 2011. Natasha is the founding president of the Canadian Student Association at IAU and currently serves as a third year clinical student representative to the Admissions Committee of the College of Medicine

Natasha Suleman
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Class of 2013

Paul was awarded a Certificate of Appreciation for his exceptional presentation at the World Leprosy Day Seminar where he presented information regarding this disease that plagues millions of people each year. In August 2008, Paul was awarded an Outstanding Acheivement Award for scoring in the highest percentile in 4 out of the 5 NBME shelf exams. He currently serves as the Clinical Student Representative to the Admissions Committee of the College of Medicine.

Paul Pantoja
Hialeah, Florida
Class of 2012


Congratulations for a job well done by Sacha who scored a 242/99 on USMLE Step 1 in December 2009 and 234/99 on USMLE Step 2 in February 2011. Sacha also scored a 98% on the Biochemistry NBME exam in August 2008.  Congratulations to Sacha for his exceptional academic achievements so far.

Sacha Kumar
Mississauga, Ontario, Canada
Class of 2012

Congratulations to James for scoring an outstanding score of 249/99 on USMLE Step 1 in August 2009. In May 2010 James achieved an extraordinary score of 267/99 on Step 2 CK. Because of his hard work James is among the top scorers from US and Caribbean medical students. James also scored 97% on the Pharmacology NBME exam in December 2008. On March 07 2011, James became the first IAU graduate to match via the CaRMS - Family Medicine Residency program at Queens University with a MCCEE 3 digit score of 395 / 99.3 percentile.

James Stewart
Collingwood, Ontario
Class of 2011

Congratulations to Jawad for his hard work and achievement on the USMLE Step 1 in December 2009 where he scored a 241/99. On January 2011, he scored a 238/99 on the USMLE Step 2 putting him among the top scorers from foreign medical schools. We look forward to many more successes in Jawad’s future.

Jawad Salim
Gettysburg, Pennsylvania
Class of 2012

In December 2009, Taha scored 97% on the Biochemistry NBME exam. Hats off to Taha for his outstanding efforts in Biochemistry!


Taha Djirdeh
London, Ontario, Canada
Class of 2013

Shreyar scored 96% on the NBME for Biochemistry in August 2008.  We commend him for his brilliant work on the exam.


Shreyar Khan
Houston, Texas
Class of 2012

Charles Vinning received the Outstanding Student Acheivement award for scoring in the 99th percentile for Histology as well as Biochemistry NBME shelf exams conducted in April 2011. He currently serves as the elected Semester 2 representative to the Student Government Organization (SGA) and is a graduate of McGill University.


Charles Vinning
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Class of 2015