Founded at the Abramson Cancer Center at the University of Pennsylvania

Farouk Dako, MD, MPH

Assistant Professor, Radiology, Perelman School of Medicine

Senior Fellow, Leonard Davis Institute (LDI)

Farouk Dako, MD, MPH is an Innovation Faculty member at the Penn Center for Cancer Care Innovation (PC3I), an Assistant Professor of Radiology in the cardiothoracic imaging division at the Perelman School of Medicine, and a Senior Fellow at the Leonard Davis Institute (LDI). He attended medical school at St. George’s University and received a Master of Public Health from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. He then completed a surgical internship at the Mayo Clinic, a diagnostic radiology residency at Temple University, and fellowships in cardiothoracic radiology and imaging informatics at the University of Maryland.


Dr. Dako’s clinical and research interests are in population and global health, specifically the role radiology can play in advancing health equity. He is interested in the utilization of big data to improve health outcomes of traditionally underserved populations.

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