Chiranjeev Dash

Title

SOM Research Track -- Associate Professor

Department

Disparities and Community Outreach
General profile

Location

Research Building

Bio

Chiranjeev Dash, MBBS, PhD, MPH is an Associate Professor of Oncology in the Office of Minority Health and Health Disparities Research at the Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center. He is also a member of the Cancer Prevention and Control Program and has a secondary appointment in the Department of Biostatistics, Bioinformatics & Biomathematics. Dr. Dash's research focuses on cancer epidemiology and prevention intervention studies among minorities and medically underserved populations. Some of his ongoing research projects include investigating the molecular epidemiology of oxidative stress among African-Americans, a pilot study of exercise among African-American men, and a study on the association of endocrine disruptors with breast density among women undergoing breast cancer screening.
Dr. Dash is also part of transdisciplinary teams conducting research on physical activity interventions in high-risk health disparity populations, oral health disparities in the District of Columbia, and impact of environmental metal exposures on mammographic breast density.