Iman Hakim MD, PhD, MPH

Director and Professor, Health Promotion Sciences

College of Public Health
1295 N. Martin
Campus Mail PO Box 245163
Tucson, AZ 85724-5163

Phone: 
(520) 626-5355
Email Address: 
ihakim@u.arizona.edu
Honors & Awards: 
  • Excellence in Research Award, 2005
Major Areas of Research Interest: 

Dr. Hakim is a leader in health promotion, prevention, and education. Her research interests include cancer and nutrition, women, maternal and child health, alternative medicine, genetic and molecular epidemiology, tobacco use,
and cardiovascular disease. Dr. Hakim’s current research is focused on the chemoprevention effects of tea consumption, with studies on green tea and lung cancer, high tea consumption and smoking-related oxidative stress, and green tea and weight gain prevention among women with breast cancer.

Selected Publications: 

Chow HH, Hakim IA, Vining DR, Crowell JA, Cordova CA, Chew WM, Xu MJ, Hsu CH, Ranger-Moore J, Alberts DS. Effects of repeated green tea catechin administration on human cytochrome P450 activity. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 15(12):2473-6, 2006.

Chow HH, Hakim IA, Vining DR, Crowell JA, Ranger-Moore J, Chew WM, Celaya CA, Rodney SR, Hara Y, Alberts DS. Effects of dosing condition on the oral bioavailability of green tea catechins after single-dose administration of Polyphenon E in healthy individuals. Clin Cancer Res. 11(12):4627-33, 2005.

Thomson CA, Harris RB, Craft NE, Hakim IA. A cross-sectional analysis demonstrated the healthy volunteer effect in smokers. J Clin Epidemiol. 58(4):378-82, 2005.

Thomson CA, Giuliano AR, Shaw JW, Rock CL, Ritenbaugh CK, Hakim IA, Hollenbach KA, Alberts DS, Pierce JP. Diet and biomarkers of oxidative damage in women previously treated for breast cancer. Nutr Cancer. 51(2):146-54, 2005.

Chow HH. Cai Y. Alberts DS. Hakim I. Dorr R. Shahi F. Crowell JA. Yang CS. Hara Y. Phase I pharmacokinetic study of tea polyphenols following single-dose administration of epigallocatechin gallate and polyphenon E. Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention. 10(1):53-8, 2001.

Chow HH. Cai Y. Alberts DS. Hakim I. Dorr R. Shahi F. Crowell JA. Yang CS. Hara Y. Phase I pharmacokinetic study of tea polyphenols following single-dose administration of epigallocatechin gallate and polyphenon E. Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention. 10(1):53-8, 2001

Last Updated: 
November 18, 2015