Dr. Ramzi M. Kafoury


Kafoury_RamziOffice: JAP Science Building – Rm 408

Email: ramzi.kafoury@jsums.edu 

Phone: (601) 979-3467

Fax: (601) 979-5853





  1. Post-Doctoral Fellow, Tulane University Medical Center, New Orleans, LA, Section of Pulmonary Diseases, Critical Care, and Environmental Medicine, 1998
  2. Sc.D., Tulane University, New Orleans, LA, Molecular Toxicology and Environmental Health, 1997
  3. M.P.H., American University of Beirut, Beirut, Lebanon, Epidemiology and Health Education, 1985
  4. B.Sc., American University of Beirut, Beirut, Lebanon, Biology and Environmental Science, 1983

Research Interests

  1. Air pollution and lung toxicology
  2. Environmental systems biology approach to understanding asthma and other environmentally-induced disease
  3. Gene-environment interaction
  4. Air quality and public health determinants
  5. Signal transduction and cell function regulation