Interview with Dr. Omar Khan, noted global health specialist

Health Promot Pract. 2012 Jul;13(4):444-6. doi: 10.1177/1524839911433458. Epub 2012 Mar 29.


Dr. Khan has had a distinguished career in global health. He has served as a faculty member at the University of Vermont College of Medicine and Johns Hopkins University School of Public Health. He is currently a family medicine physician at Christiana Care Health System in Newark, Delaware, and is President of the Delaware Academy of Family Physicians. Dr. Khan has authored more than 55 peer-reviewed journal articles and book chapters and has conducted research and lead primary care and public health initiatives in numerous countries. Last year, Dr. Khan also coedited a book titled Megacities and Global Health sponsored by the American Public Health Association with Dr. Gregory Pappas, Deputy Health Commissioner for Washington, DC.

Publication types

  • Interview

MeSH terms

  • Global Health*
  • Health Promotion*
  • Humans
  • Literature
  • Public Health / education
  • Social Justice
  • Urban Health
  • Urbanization
  • Workforce