Ziad Nasreddine is an immigrant doctor in Canada. One of the test protocols he had developed with his co-workers was used to test President Trump for cognitive issues. More than acknowledging the test was well made; people are more excited about the fact that an immigrant doctor developed it. More than that, they are curious about how analysis by an immigrant was used on Donald Trump, who we all think is anti-immigrant.
US President, Donald Trump considers immigration as a threat to border security and American jobs. However, the doctors feel honored that the medical facility at the White House his Montreal Cognitive Assessment for assessment. He had developed the test back in 1996 in Montreal. While talking to Canada Immigration News, he said that the interest is enormous. It gives his analysis more recognition and credibility. Nasreddine is an immigrant from Lebanon who came to Montreal in 1983.
He had come to spend his summer to visit his uncles in Canada. But when Naszerddine’s family was to return to their home in Lebanon, the civil war broke. The Beirut airport was shut, and they had to stay back. They had to stay in Canada for over a year because no other option left with him and fell in love with the place. They applied for immigration and got Canadian citizenship in 1989.
He went to Université de Sherbrooke to study medicine. It is only 150 km east of Montreal. No sooner, he fell in love with the human brain and decided to do a major in it. After completing studies there, he went to the University of California in Los Angeles to study cognition. He returned to Montreal and opened a memory clinic in 1996.
His test gained popularity in 2005 when it was published in several studies. It efficiently detects conditions like Alzheimer’s disease.