Kamran Awan, BDS, PHD, FPFA
Research Areas: E-cigarettes and Health Effects, Screenings for Oral Cancer and Precancer, Natural History of Oral Precancer and Cancer, Human Papillomavirus and Associated Risk of Oropharyngeal cancer, Developing Clinical and Laboratory Tests for Oral Cancer Diagnosis, Improving Public Awareness Towards Oral Cancer and Risk Factors
Biographical Sketch: Dr. Awan specializes in Oral Medicine, Oral Pathology, and Community Oral Health Sciences. He earned his Dental Degree from Karachi University in Karachi, Pakistan and his Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Oral Medicine from the King’s College London in London, United Kingdom. Over the years, he has worked as an academician, clinician and researcher in many parts of the world including Pakistan, Malaysia, Saudi Arabia, and United Kingdom.
Presently, Dr. Awan is an Associate Professor at Roseman University of Health Sciences, College of Dental Medicine where he teaches courses in didactic and clinical Oral Pathology. He is also Vice-Chair of the Institutional Review Board (IRB) where he oversees IRB meetings to ensure reviews and approvals comply with regulatory requirements, the Belmont Report, state laws, and University policy.
Dr. Awan has authored/co-authored more than 100 articles in high-impact peer-reviewed journals and has lectured extensively in the academic setting and at national and international meetings. He also serves on the Editorial Advisory Boards and Reviewer panels of many national and international journals. Dr. Awan has been awarded Fellowships in the prestigious Pierre Fauchard Academy, American College of Dentists and Academy of Dentistry International for his significant contribution to the dental profession in the fields of clinical practice, education and community service.