Prof. Admir Hadžić (DR BLUES) has been at the forefront of academic medicine for over 2 decades. He received numerous awards for his research and education and has been featured in the New Your Times Magazine “Best Doctors”. He has lectured at universities and medical meetings worldwide, including appearances at the NASDAQ stock exchange. He has founded and successfully leads several intellectual property companies from start-up to licensing and acquisition. Dr. Hadzic published several best-selling medical textbooks (McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing Division). He is the founder of www.NYSORA.com, a medical website read by >6M healthcare professionals worldwide. In addition to being a practicing doctor, he is the founder of the NYSORA’s Educational App store, and publishing entity PocketEdu.com which specializes in Anesthesiology, Pain and MSK Medicine, and Interventional Ultrasound, subscribed by thousands of health care professionals worldwide. He is a performing musician (bigAppleBlues.com), and a proud father of five.
Admir Hadzic has founded and ran several intellectual property companies from R&D to regulatory approval, manufacturing, and distribution to successful licensing and acquisitions. He is also a founder of SciMedBe, a professional research organization specializing in perioperative care, ICU, pharma, and device research. He consults for pharma, the medical device industry, and medico-legal entities. Admir (DRBLUES) has owned a record label (StoneToneRecords) and co-owns a music recording studio in Brooklyn, NY. He has recently founded a high-end, artisanal brewery in Belgium (www.DRBLUES.com) and runs the wellness institute Inspired.Health, in Leuven, Belgium. His latest ventures are e-learning (Home | PocketEDU) and NYSORA medical publishing (NYSORA APPS, NYSORA textbooks). He also owns a digital creative and marketing agency, specializing in the needs of the medical industry (VisionExpo Design). He is a principal at MedXpress.Pro, an intellectual property and medical device manufacturing entity. MedXpress.Pro is an ISO-certified entity with a portfolio of medical products focusing on perioperative medicine, emergency medicine, IV therapy, and ultrasound.
DR BLUES founded BIG APPLE BLUES in 2010 as a New York City-based collective of NYC blues scene veterans. The band members have shared the stage with some of the all time blues & roots greats: Hugh Pool, NYC Blues Hall of Famer (Chris Whitley, Government Mule, Levon Helm, The Fabulous Thunderbirds, Canned Heat), guitarist Zach Zunis (Lester Butler & Red Devils, William Clark, Rick Holmstrom, Ronnie Earl, Janiva Magness), harmonica wizard Anthony Kane (Muddy Waters, Junior Wells, Kane Brothers), drummer Barry “Baron of the Blues” Harrison (Johny and Shamekia Copeland, Saron Cranshaw, Steve Guyger), and Hammond B3 master himself, James Alfredson. Learn more about BIG APPLE BLUES and its critically acclaimed albums at www.bigappleblues.com.
Admir Hadzic’s (DR BLUES) life has always revolved around music. As a teenager, he worked as a touring DJ, as a recording engineer (EU, NYC). He has played bass guitar in several bands, and patented instrument amplification and sound enforcement systems.
DR BLUES has shared the stage and toured globally with top NYC and other national acts such as
NYC Blues Hall of Famer Hugh Pool ( http://www.hughpool.com ), Barry Harrison (http://baronharrison.com), Zach Zunis (http://zachzunis.com), Mason Casey (https://www.discogs.com/artist/1062273-Mason-Casey), Anthony Kane (https://bigappleblues.com/artist/anthony-kane) – the son of one of the most famous music photographers of all times art Kane (https://www.artkane.com), James Wormorth (https://www.artkane.com), Sim Cain (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sim_Cain), Tom Papadatos (http://www.tompapadatos.com), Jason Ricci (http://www.mooncat.org), James Alfredson (https://jimalfredson.com) to name a few.
Dr. Blues currently leads the Big Apple Blues (www.bigappleblues.com). This blues-roots fusion band’s original, critically acclaimed music, has been described by music critics as “Big Apple Blues Sound”. Big Apple Blues’ music can be heard on Spotify, Amazon, Apple Music, YouTube, and all other major music streaming platforms.
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