Farouk Dako, MD, MPH

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Assistant Professor of Radiology at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Attending, Penn Presbyterian Medical Center
Attending, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Attending, Chester County Hospital
Attending, Pennsylvania Hospital
Scholar , Center for Global Health
Senior Fellow, Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics
Director Center for Global and Population Health Research in Radiology, Department of Radiology
Full Member, Abramson Cancer Center
Faculty Member, Penn Center for Cancer Care Innovation
Senior Fellow, Penn Center for Public Health
Department: Radiology

Contact information
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Department of Radiology
3400 Spruce Street
Donner 1
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: (215) 707-2640
Bowling Green State , 2009.
Saint George's University School of Medicine , 2013.
Johns Hopkins School of Public Health, Leadership and Management , 2015.
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Description of Clinical Expertise

Cardiothoracic Radiology

Description of Research Expertise

Global Health
Population Health
Imaging Informatics
Implementation Science
Lung Cancer Screening
Health Equity

Selected Publications

Ravin N, Saha S, Schweitzer A, Elahi A, Dako F, Mollura D, Chapman D.: Mitigating domain shift in AI-based TB screening with unsupervised domain adaptation. IEEE Access 10: 45997 - 46013, Apr 2022 Notes: DOI: 10.1109/ACCESS.2022.3168680.

Anazodo UC, Adewole M, Dako F.: AI for Population and Global Health in Radiology. Radiology Artificial Intelligence 4(4): e220107, Jun 2022 Notes: DOI: 10.1148/ryai.220107.

Barta JA, Erkmen CP, Myers RE, Shusted CS, Cohen S, Saia C, Wainwright J, Dako F, Wender R, Kane GC, Vachani A, Rendle KA.: The Philadelphia Lung Cancer Learning Community: A City-Wide Approach to Characterizing and Improving Lung Cancer Screening. American Thoracic Society May 2022.

Miranda-Schaeubinger M, Noor A, Otero H, Leitão C. A, Dako F.: Radiology for Thoracic Conditions in Low- and Middle-Income Countries Thoracic Surgery Clinics 32(2): 289-298, Aug 2022 Notes: DOI: 10.1016/j.thorsurg.2022.03.001.

Dako F, Noor A, Goity L, Scanlon M.: Training Radiologists for Global Service. Applied Radiology 51(1): 34-36, Jan 2022.

Kastner J, Hossain R, Jeudy J, Dako F, Mehta V, Dalal S, Dharaiya E, White C.: Lung-RADS Version 1.0 versus Lung-RADS Version 1.1: Comparison of Categories Using Nodules from the National Lung Screening Trial. Radiology 300(1): 199-206, Jul 2021 Notes: doi: 10.1148/radiol.2021203704. Epub 2021 May 4.

Dako F, Awan OA.: The Radiology Readout: How Much Does It Matter? Radiographics 41(1): 316-317, Jan-Feb 2021 Notes: DOI: 10.1148/rg.2021200023.

Erkmen CP, Dako F, Moore R, Dass C, Weiner MG, Kaiser LR, Ma GX.: Adherence to annual lung cancer screening with low-dose CT scan in a diverse population. Cancer Causes Control 32(3): 291-298, Mar 2021 Notes: DOI: 10.1007/s10552-020-01383-0.

Mollura DJ, Culp MP, Pollack E, Battino G, Scheel JR, Mango VL, Elahi A, Schweitzer A, Dako F.: Artificial Intelligence in Low- and Middle-Income Countries: Innovating Global Health Radiology. Radiology 297(3): 513-520, Dec 2020 Notes: doi: 10.1148/radiol.2020201434. Epub 2020 Oct 6.

Averill S, Dako F, Pollard J: Medical Ethics in Global Health Radiology Chapter. Radiology in Global Health: Strategies, Implementation and Applications, 2nd Edition. Dan Mollura. Page: 35-47, Jan 2019.

Elahi A, Dako F, Zember J, Ojetayo B, Gerus DA, Schweitzer A, Mollura DJ, Awan O.: Overcoming Challenges for Successful PACS Installation in Low-Resource Regions: Our Experience in Nigeria. J Digit Imaging 33(4): 996-1001, Aug 2020 Notes: DOI: 10.1007/s10278-020-00352-y.

Dako F, Erkmen C, Cohen G, Belden C.: The Long Arms of Radiology: Emergence of Radiologists as Public Health Practitioners. J Am Coll Radiol 14(2): 185-187, Fed 2017 Notes: doi: 10.1016/j.jacr.2016.08.002. Epub 2016 Oct 27.

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