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Navkiran Shokar M.D., M.P.H.

Associate Professor

Center of Excellence in Cancer

Paul L. Foster School of Medicine

Email: navkiran.shokar@ttuhsc.edu

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Areas of Expertise:

  • Cancer
  • Research


Graduate School: M.A., Cambridge University Medical School, 1989
M.P.H., University of Texas School of Public Health, 2003
Medical School: Oxford University Medical School, 1992


Shokar is board certified in family medicine and is a member of the Royal College of General Practitioners, U.K.

Shokar is currently funded y a K07 Career Development Award from the National Cancer Institute (NIH/NCI). Previously, she has been a recipient of a Building Interdisciplinary Research Careers in Women's Health (BIRCWH) program award through a K12 NIH/NICHD mechanism and has been funded by the American Cancer Society, as well as other local and national foundations.


Shokar is an associate professor in the Paul L. Foster School of Medicine's Department of Family and Community Medicine and serves as the department's vice chair for research. She is also the associate director for cancer prevention and control at the Center of Excellence in Cancer Research.

She currently serves on national and international committees related to primary care research and cancer prevention. She also serves as a reviewer for numerous primary care, cancer and minority health journals.

  Research Interests   Cancer prevention
Cancer control
Health disparities
Health services
Colorectal cancer
Prostate cancer