New Faculty

Dr. Kahee Mohammed joins the Department of Medicine

Dr. Mohammed joined the Department of Medicine as an instructor in the Division of Hospital Medicine in July 2019. He received his MD in 2010 from University of Duhok College of Medicine in Kurdistan region of northern Iraq. Through a prestigious, merit-based scholarship he attended Saint Louis University College for Public Health and Social Justice to pursue MPH in epidemiology and graduated in 2015. He stayed in St. Louis to complete internal medicine residency training at Saint Louis University in 2019.

His research area of interest has long been in the field of cancer; from prevention and control to patient care to improving the quality of life of cancer survivors. While at SLU, he published numerous papers investigating disparities in HPV vaccine uptake, physician recommendation of the HPV vaccine, and knowledge of HPV and the HPV vaccine among different vulnerable groups in United States. His research was instrumental in developing interventional studies aimed at increasing HPV vaccine uptake among adolescents and young adults in United States. His current health services research program focuses on multilevel analyses of factors associated with disparities in cancer outcomes among hospitalized patients with hematological malignancies and metastatic solid tumors. Dr. Mohammed has received multiple recognitions for his research articles that have been published in the Journal of Adolescent Health, Journal of Clinical Oncology, Cancer Research, Cancer Epidemiology Biomarkers and Prevention, Journal of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network, and American Journal of Preventive Medicine. He went to present his research at various prestigious national forums and conferences including American Society of Clinical Oncology, American Society of Hematology, and American Association for Cancer research.

Dr. Mohammed enjoys teaching medical students and residents while on clinical service. He enjoys teaching online classes and currently serves as adjunct instructor in outcomes research at SLU Center for Health Outcomes Research where he teaches clinical sciences and principles of study design and analysis to master and PhD students. Outside of medicine, he and his wife enjoy hiking, running, travelling, and exploring nature. He enjoys playing soccer with his son.