Saira Khan, PhD, MPH

Saira Khan, PhD, MPH

Primary Academic Title

Assistant Professor of Surgery, Division of Public Health Sciences, Washington University School of Medicine

Research Interest

Prostate cancer outcomes and disparities, with a particular focus on cardiovascular risk factors including diabetes, obesity and weight gain, as well as related medications including metformin and statins.


  • 2008: MPH, epidemiology, Drexel University, Philadelphia
  • 2016: PhD, epidemiology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill


  • 2016 - 2019: Postdoctoral research scholar, cancer prevention and control, Washington University, St. Louis

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