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 of Global and Population Health Research in Radiology, Department of Radiology
Full Member, Abramson Cancer Center
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: 09/06/2022
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