Shahrzad M Bazargan, PhD
Title Professor
Institution Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science
Department Psychiatry
School College of Medicine
Address 1731 E. 120th Street, Cobb Building

Telephone (323) 357-3464
Shahrzad Bazargan-Hejazi, Ph.D. She is an Associate Professor of Medical Sociology in the Department of Psychiatry and Pediatrics at Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science (CDU) in Los Angeles, California with a joint appointment as an Associate Adjunct Professor with the Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior at David Geffen School of Medicine at University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA), Los Angeles, CA. As a Medical sociologist and health services researcher she has been the lead investigator and co-investigator in several projects funded by National Institute of Health (NIH), Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and California Endowment, in United States, and Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA). Dr. Bazargan-Hejazi has over 60 publications in peer reviewed journals, and is an advisory board member for the International Journal of Student Research (IJSR), and a Board member presenting Asia in the International Society of Children and Adolescent Injury Prevention (ISCAIP). In addition she serves in the Scientific Advisory Board of the International Online Medical Conference; and is an Editorial member of International Journal of Collaborative Research on Internal Medicine & Public Health (IJCRIMPH). Dr. Bazargan's other Editorial activities include: Associate Editor: Journal of Injury and Violence Research Editor: BioMed Research International: Emergency Medicine Editor: BioMed Research International: Public Health Editorial Board of Clinical Medicine Insights: Women's Health
Education & Training
NIH Awarded Grants
Project TitleProject NumberFY
1. Tataw DB, James F, Bazargan S. The Preventive Health Education and Medical Home Project: a predictive and contextual model for low-income families. Soc Work Public Health. 2009 Nov-Dec; 24(6):491-510.
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2. Zamani-Alavijeh F, Niknami S, Mohammadi E, Montazeri A, Ghofranipour F, Ahmadi F, Bazargan SH. Motorcyclists' reactions to safety helmet law: a qualitative study. BMC Public Health. 2009 Oct 20; 9:393.
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3. Lipsky S, Caetano R, Field CA, Bazargan S. The role of alcohol use and depression in intimate partner violence among black and Hispanic patients in an urban emergency department. Am J Drug Alcohol Abuse. 2005; 31(2):225-42.
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4. Bazargan M, Bazargan SH, Farooq M, Baker RS. Correlates of cervical cancer screening among underserved Hispanic and African-American women. Prev Med. 2004 Sep; 39(3):465-73.
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5. Lipsky S, Caetano R, Field CA, Bazargan S. Violence-related injury and intimate partner violence in an urban emergency department. J Trauma. 2004 Aug; 57(2):352-9.
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6. Cherpitel CJ, Bazargan S. Screening for alcohol problems: comparison of the audit, RAPS4 and RAPS4-QF among African American and Hispanic patients in an inner city emergency department. Drug Alcohol Depend. 2003 Sep 10; 71(3):275-80.
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7. Allen B, Bastani R, Bazargan S, Leonard E. Assessing screening mammography utilization in an urban area. J Natl Med Assoc. 2002 Jan; 94(1):5-14.
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