Benedictine University is an inclusive academic community dedicated to teaching and learning, scholarship and service, truth and justice, as inspired by the Catholic intellectual tradition, the social teaching of the Church, and the principles of wisdom in the Rule of St. Benedict.
Benedictine University aspires to be a thought leader in Catholic higher education. We seek to provide a transformative and integrative educational experience grounded in Benedictine values, helping students shape lives of meaning and purpose as engaged citizens who care for the earth, welcome people of diverse faiths and cultures, and promote the common good.
Aheed is a graduate and Scholars’ member of the Class of 1998. He received his Bachelor of Science from Benedictine and his Medical Doctor from Northwestern University in 2002. Following medical school, Aheed did a one-year internship at Weiss Memorial Hospital at that time affiliate of the University of Chicago hospitals. He returned to Northwestern Memorial Hospital for a four year residency in Diagnostic Radiology, followed by a one year fellowship in MRI/Body Imaging. During these years, he served on the Benedictine Alumni Board and started the Muslim Alumni Endowed Scholarship. After his fellowship, Aheed joined Radiologists of DuPage at Good Samaritan Hospital in Downers Grove. He has been practicing there for over four years. During medical school, Aheed remained active at Benedictine. He often spoke at various events and club meetings about his undergraduate and medical school experience. Aheed remains active as a Benedictine alumnus. He is married and has four highly energetic children, who plan to follow in their father’s footsteps and attend Benedictine University one day.
College of Science
William R. Law, Ph.D
Dean of the College of Science
Tonia Rucker, Assistant to the Dean
Phone: (630) 829-6187
Fax: (630) 829-6186
Hours: 8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
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