FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

May 16, 2014  

DR. MOHSEN BAZARGAN ELECTED PRESIDENT OF THE ACADEMIC SENATE OF CHARLES R. DREW UNIVERSITY

The CDU community would like to congratulate Dr. Mohsen Bazargan, PhD on his election as president of the Academic Senate at Charles R. Drew University.

Dr. Bazargan is Professor and Director of Research at the Department of Family Medicine and Director of Research of the Public Health program at Charles R. Drew University of Medicine & Science. He is a Medical Sociologist with extensive training in the fields of social psychology, aging, research methodology, evaluation, and statistics. He is currently Assistant Editor for the Journal of the American Geriatric Society and an editorial board member of the Journal of Health Promotion Perspective. He is a member of the Los Angeles Net Advisory Council.

Dr. Bazargan received his PhD in Medical Sociology from the State University of New York at Buffalo. He has been a member of the Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science faculty for almost the last 22 years and was previously on the faculty of the Xavier University at New Orleans Louisiana. Dr. Bazargan’s entire research-related activities are concentrated around the health status and health disparities experienced by racial/ethnic minorities and socio-economically disadvantaged populations.

Dr. Bazargan has authored 90 peer-reviewed scientific manuscripts and 250 abstracts. During the last ten years, he has been funded by the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), the Administration for Children and Family (AHF), National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NIMHD) and the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) to conduct research and interventional study among minority populations.

 

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CONTACT INFORMATION:
323-563-5978
academicsenate@cdrewu.edu


 

 

 
 

About Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science
CDU is a private, nonprofit, nonsectarian, minority-serving medical and health sciences institution. Located in the Watts-Willowbrook area of South Los Angeles, CDU has graduated more than 550 medical doctors, 2,500 post-graduate physicians, more than 2,000 physician assistants and hundreds of other health professionals. The only dually designated Historically Black Graduate Institution and Hispanic Serving Health Professions School in the U.S., CDU is recognized as a leader in translational and health inequities research, specifically with respect to heart disease, diabetes, cancer, mental health, and HIV/AIDS. Recently, the CDU/UCLA medical program was named the best performaer in the University of California System with respect to producing outstanding underrepresented minority physicians by the Greenlining Institute. For more information, visit http://www.cdrewu.edu/.

 
 

CHARLES R. DREW UNIVERSITY OF MEDICINE AND SCIENCE
1731 East 120th Street, Los Angeles, CA 90059
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www.cdrewu.edu

A Private University with a Public Mission

 
     
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