Featured Researcher: Jamal Hajjari, MD (Resident)

Jamal Hajjari, MD

Jamal Hajjari, MD

Jamal Hajjari, MD is a rising 2nd year resident in the J. Willis Hurst Internal Medicine Residency Program. He is currently working on a project to determine whether a diagnosis of depression is predictive of all-cause mortality in coronary heart disease patients, independently of the severity of depressive symptoms and medical therapy, using the Emory Clinical Cardiovascular Research Institute (ECCRI) database.

Dr. Hajjari works primarily with Salim Hayek, MD under the mentorship of Arshed Quyyumi, MD, FRCP, FACCOnce the current research is finished, Dr. Hajjari anticipates continuing research projects in this area.

He enjoys spending his free time with his wife, Lamiae, and daughter, Rima, who is two and half years old. He also likes to keep active by playing soccer, his favorite sport.

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