Farin Kamangar

Title: 
Associate Dean for Research, School of Computer, Mathematical and Natural Sciences
Office Location: 
Portage 103
Phone: 
301-655-9280
Email: 
farin.kamangar@morgan.edu
Education:

PhD, Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins
MHS, Biostatistics, Johns Hopkins
MD, Medicine, Tehran University of Medical Sciences
MPH, Public Health, Tehran University of Medical Sciences

Education:

PhD, Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins
MHS, Biostatistics, Johns Hopkins
MD, Medicine, Tehran University of Medical Sciences
MPH, Public Health, Tehran University of Medical Sciences

Dr. Farin Kamangar has published over 120 peer-reviewed articles, many in top-tier journals such as BMJ, Lancet Oncology, Journal of Clinical Oncology, Journal of the National Cancer Institute, Gastroenterology, American Journal of Gastroenterology, and Gut.

He has served as the PI or co-PI of several epidemiologic studies, including a large cohort study of over 50,000 individuals in northern Iran, aimed at studying the risk factors of upper gastrointestinal tract cancers. He has received several research awards, including the NIH Merit Award (group award) and the NCI Director's Innovation Award. Over the years, Dr. Kamangar has collaborated with researchers at NIH, Johns Hopkins, University of Maryland, International Agency for Research on Cancer, and Tehran University of Medical Sciences, among others.

Dr. Kamangar was trained and later taught in the Students' Scientific Research Center at the Tehran University of Medical Sciences, and served as a national trainer for creating new chapters in other Iranian universities. He has taught at all levels, from high school to the doctoral level, and has significant experience in teaching and mentoring minority students.