- MD may stand for Doctor of Medicine.
- MD may stand for Managing Director.
- MD may stand for Maryland, a State in the USA.
Ph.D stands for Doctorate in Philosophy., where Phil means “love of” and Sophy means “wisdom”.
MD and Ph.D
Some medical doctors have MD and PhD.
- Barry Paw (GBNF), son of Saya U Htin Paw (EE58), is an MD, PhD.
He passed away on a plane from a flight from Australia to the USA.
- Win May (Winsome Ba Thike, MEHS61) is an MD, PhD.
She is a Full Professor at University of Southern California (USC).
- Hla Yee Yee (MEHS61) is an MD, PhD.
She retired as full professor at International Medical University in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.