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UAAC Advisory Board Member Mohab M. Ibrahim, MD, PhD, Awarded $1.7 Million NIH Grant

Jul 15, 2018

Mohab M. Ibrahim, MD, PhD, Associate Professor in the Department of Anesthesiology and a member of the University of Arizona Arthritis Center (UAAC) Advisory Board, has been awarded a five-year $1,726,875 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to further his research on LED green light therapy for chronic pain.  

Dr. Ibrahim, who is also an Associate Professor in the Department of Pharmacology, was joined by co-investigator Rajesh Khanna, PhD, on this study.  Dr. Khanna serves as Professor in the UA Departments of Pharmacology, Neuroscience and Anethesiology. 

A frequent lecturer in the UAAC's Living Healthy With Arthritis Community Outreach and Education series, Dr. Ibrahim also serves as Director of the Banner-University Medical Center, South Campus Chronic Pain Clinic and is Director of the University of Arizona Department of Anethesiology's Chronic Pain Fellowship program.  He earned his bachelor's, master's, PhD and MD at the University of Arizona before going on to complete his residency in Anesthesiology at Brigham and Women's Hospital (Harvard Medical School) and his fellowship in Chronic Pain Management at Massachusetts General Hospital, the original and largest teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School.