Shan Mohammed

Associate Clinical Professor
  • Department of Health Sciences

Office: 316K Robinson Hall
Phone: 617-373-7729

Professor Mohammed is a faculty member in the Department of Health Sciences at Northeastern University.  He directs the Master of Public Health Program in Urban Health and oversees the program in areas of educational policy development, curricular design, public health workforce development and recruitment/outreach to public health professionals.  The graduate program is committed to addressing a variety of urban health issues through interprofessional engagement.    Dr. Mohammed also directs Interprofessional Research, Education and Practice Initiatives for Bouvé College of Health Sciences.  He is a board-certified family medicine physician and fellow of the American Association of Family Physicians who has been involved in competency-based curricular design, implementation and evaluation for the past 11 years.   He also completed a three year Robert Wood Johnson Foundation “Developing Leadership in Reducing Substance Abuse” Fellowship worked as a Co-Investigator on a Center for Substance Abuse Prevention funded grant “Substance Abuse and HIV Prevention in African-American Families” which focused on training of primary care providers in community health centers on brief interventions to improve parenting skills and reduce risky adolescent behavior.  Before joining Northeastern in 2007, Professor Mohammed served on the faculty of the Department of Family Medicine and the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics in the School of Medicine at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio.


1988 B.A. Univeristy of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
1997 M.D. Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine. Cleveland, OH
1993 M.P.H. School of Public Health, Boston University. Boston, MA Dual Concentration: Social & Behavioral Sciences and Health Services

2007 Fellow, American Academy of Family Physicians
2005 Fundamentals of Management Certificate, Weatherhead School of Business, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH
2001 Board Certified. American Academy of Family Physicians
1991 "Healthcare Delivery in Developing Countries Certificate" School of Public Health, Boston University, Boston, MA


  • Public Health Workforce Development
  • Interprofessional Education
  • Primary Care Delivery

Research: Parenting and prevention of risky substance abuse and sexual behavior among young urban adolescents


  • Community and Public Health
  • Principles and History of Urban Health
  • Health and Human Rights
  • Substance Abuse Prevention
  • MPH Capstones (1, 2, 3) 

Key Experiential Learning Opportunities for Students (undergraduate and graduate):

Students (undergraduate or graduate) are invited to explore the growing field of interprofessional education which focuses on improving individual and community health outcomes through improved understanding of various health professions,  better teamwork skills, enhanced communication across professions, and demonstrating the highest caliber of ethical practice.