Fairuz Mohammed, MPH

Fairuz Mohammed, MPH
Associate Fellow

Clinical Research Coordinator at CHOP, Center for Injury Research and Prevention

Public Health Interests

Behavioral Health, Health Equity, Pediatrics



Current Public-Health Related Activities

Fairuz currently works with the CIRP concussion team at CHOP in supporting the portfolio of concussion projects within the department. Prior to joining CHOP, Fairuz worked on research in support of children's equity in education, health promotion through global relief work and through community initiatives in Washington, D.C., and research on Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) clinical care.

Select Publications:

Mohammed F, Storey E, Corwin D, Arbogast K, Pfeiffer M, Kessler R, Metzger K, McDonald C, Master C. Searching for Resolve in Concussion: A Comparison of Grit in a Cohort of Children. The American Public Health Association Annual Meeting. November 2019. Philadelphia, PA. Poster Presentation. 

Corwin DJ, McDonald CC, Arbogast KB, Mohammed FN, Metzger KB, Pfeiffer MR, Patton DA, Huber CM, Margulies SS, Grady MF, Master CL. Clinical and Device-based Metrics of Gait and Balance in Diagnosing Youth Concussion. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise. 2019 Sept 12. doi: 10.1249/MSS.0000000000002163. [Epub ahead of print]

Corwin D, McDonald C, Arbogast K, Patton A, Mohammed F, Pfeiffer M, Metzger K, Huber C, Master C. The Utility of Clinical and Biomechanical Metrics of Balance in Distinguishing Pediatric Concussion from Health Controls. Society for Advancement of Violence and Injury Research Conference. April 2019. Cincinnati, OH. Poster Presentation.

Podolak O, Joshi N, Ciuffreda K, Mohammed F, Sharma S, Kessler R, McDonald C, Arbogast K, Grady M, Master C. The Utility of Pupillary Light Reflex as an Objective Biomarker of Acute Concussion in the Adolescent Athlete. Pediatric Research in Sports Medicine Society. January 2019. Atlanta, GA. Poster Presentation.

Mohammed F. Bridging the Gap: Recognizing the Need for Comprehensive Obesity Prevention for Young Adults with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities. The American Public Health Association Annual Meeting. November 2018. San Diego, CA. Poster Presentation.