- Division of AIDS, Behavioral and Population Sciences – DABP
- Review Branch:
- Epidemiology and Population Health – EPH
- Study Section:
- Cardiovascular and Respiratory Diseases – CRD
Dr. Mohammed Elfaramawi received his Ph.D. in epidemiology from Tulane University. Before joining CSR, he served as an associate professor of epidemiology and the director of the Ph.D. and M.P.H. programs at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS). He had a secondary appointment in UAMS’ bioinformatics department in the College of Medicine. His research program focused on chronic diseases, especially cardiovascular diseases, metabolic syndrome and cancer. Dr. Elfaramawi published 64 peer-reviewed manuscripts. He served as a principal investigator and co-investigator on federal grants funded by NHLBI and NIOSH. In addition to his experience in the field of epidemiology, he has a strong quantitative background. Before joining academia, he worked as a biostatistician for the WHO in Geneva. During his tenure there, he worked with the ministries of health representatives in middle- and low-income countries to reduce the burden of chronic diseases. Dr. Elfaramawi earlier earned the equivalent of an M.D. degree from the University of Cairo in Egypt, passing the U.S. Medical Licensing Examination, and earning master’s degrees in internal medicine and preventative medicine.