Farouk Dako, MD, MPH

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Assistant Professor of Radiology at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
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
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

Nishanjan Ravin; Sourajit Saha; Alan Schweitzer; Ameena Elahi; Farouk Dako; Daniel Mollura; David Chapman: Mitigating domain shift in AI-based TB screening with unsupervised domain adaptation. IEEE Access April 2022.

Anazodo UC, Adewole M, Dako F.: AI for Population and Global Health in Radiology. Radiology Artificial Intelligence June 2022.

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

Monica Miranda-Schaeubinger Abass Noor Hansel Otero Cleverson Alex Leitão Farouk Dako: Radiology for Thoracic Conditions in Low- and Middle-Income Countries Thoracic Surgery Clinics August 2022.

Farouk Dako, Abass Noor, Luis Goity, Mary Scanlon: Training Radiologists for Global Service. Applied Radiology January 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 July 2021.

Dako F, Awan OA.: The Radiology Readout: How Much Does It Matter? Radiographics Jan 2021.

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 March 2021.

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 December 2020.

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, January 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 August 2020.

Dako F, Erkmen C, Cohen G, Belden C.: The Long Arms of Radiology: Emergence of Radiologists as Public Health Practitioners. J Am Coll Radiol 2017.

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Last updated: 09/14/2023
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