A biography of Maj. Nidal M. Hasan
A biography of Maj. Nidal M. Hasan:
-- 39 years old.
-- U.S. Army psychiatrist.
-- 1997 graduate of Virginia Tech University.
-- Received doctorate in psychiatry from the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences in Bethesda.
-- From 2003 through this summer, was an intern, a resident and then a fellow at Walter Reed Army Medical Center in the District.
-- Army records show his last address in the 11300 block of Connecticut Avenue in Kensington.
-- Commissioned as a captain, he was promoted to major in May.
-- He is single and has no children, and he showed no sign of physical or mental problems in examinations as recently as September.
-- He is listed by the Center for the Study of Traumatic Stress as a fellow for disaster and preventive psychology.
-- As of Oct. 13, he had less than a year of clinical practice.
-- He attended the Muslim Community Center in Silver Spring and is devout, according to Faizul Khan, former imam at the center. He attended prayers at least once a day, seven days a week, often in his Army fatigues, Khan said.
SOURCE: Army records