Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology
Rutgers School of Public Health
Farzin Khosrow-Khavar is an Instructor of Epidemiology with the Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology at Rutgers School of Public Health, a core member of PETS, and an affiliate member of Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey. His research is focused on generating robust evidence regarding the effectiveness and safety of novel drugs used to treat common malignancies in setting of routine clinical care. He is also interested in examining disparities in access and adherence to cancer treatments, and assessing patterns of health services utilization among patients diagnosed with common malignancies. He received his Ph.D. in Epidemiology from McGill University and completed his postdoctoral training at Brigham and Women’s Hospital which was supported by a postdoctoral training award from Fonds de Recherche du Québec Santé. He has conducted numerous pharmacoepidemiologic studies examining safety of drugs used in treatment of breast and prostate cancer. His work has been published in Circulation, Journal of Clinical Oncology, Annals of Oncology, Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases, and American Journal of Epidemiology.
Pharmacoepidemiology, Health Disparities, Health Services Research
September 2021-August 2031
Canadian Institutes of Health Research Project Grant (CIHR202104)
Project title: A prospective trial of radiation omission in patient with clinically node negative
breast cancer and pathological complete response after neoadjuvant chemotherapy.