Affiliated Senior Research Scientist
D.V.M., Shiraz (Pahlavi) University
Ph.D., Epidemiology, University of Pennsylvania
Dr. Davanipour is an epidemiologist (PhD), with a doctorate in veterinary medicine (DVM), a NIH post-doctoral fellowship in Neuroepidemiology, and over 25 years of epidemiologic research experience in humans, particularly in neurology, vascular and preventive medicine, outcomes research, occupational health, industrial hygiene, and environmental health. Dr. Davanipour is experienced in multidisciplinary collaborative research, designing studies, grant proposal development, mentorship, constructive critical review of research studies and grant proposals, consultation, development and implementation of continuing medical education (CME) programs, and implementing and conducting a wide variety of studies, e.g., longitudinal (cohort), retrospective (case-control), and cross-sectional studies, and randomized double blind placebo-controlled clinical trials. These studies involved generating original data as well as utilization of existing records, registries and databases. This work has required clinic, hospital, community and population-based studies.
Dr. Davanipour has been the Principal Investigator (PI) of R01s and co-PI for several research studies funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the Department of Defense (DOD) Congressionally Directed Biomedical Research Program, other federal and state agencies, and private sources. Some of the research has been international. Dr. Davanipour has collaborated in multidisciplinary areas e.g., with clinicians, laboratory and social scientists, and other health care professionals, epidemiologists, biostatisticians, computer programmers, and religious and other community groups.