Afrooz Afghani, PhD, MPH
Professorial Lecturer, Department of Epidemiology & Biostatistics Department of Exercise & Nutrition Sciences
The George Washington University, Milken Institute of Public Health
Professor Afghanis education, research and teaching experience in the last two decades integrate the disciplines of clinical and preventive medicine, kinesiology, nutrition, human physiology, and epidemiology. Dr. Afghani earned her PhD from a highly competitive five-year program at the University of Southern California with a dual focus in Kinesiology and Epidemiology. Since then, she has collaborated with world renowned researchers and clinicians at USC and UC, San Diego on several NIH-funded research projects with interest in the factors that influence bone acquisition, maintenance, and loss in healthy or diseased children, adults and the elderly of multi-ethnicities. Dr. Afghani has published extensively in the fields of preventive medicine, sports medicine and endocrinology in reputable peer-reviewed scientific journals and has been the editor of two books and the author of several book chapters. She also serves on the honorary editorial board of Clinical Medicine: Pediatrics and the Open Obesity Journal. Professor Afghanis teaching experience has been extensive as well both in the classroom setting (USC and UCLA) and online (TUI) where she has taught and mentored students at the undergraduate and graduate levels since 2000.