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Sam Aganov, Ph.D.

Lead Faculty


  • Ph.D., Clinical Psychology, 2006, California Institute for Human Science

  • M.B.A., Business Administration, 2010, Aspen University, Denver, CO

  • M.S., Psychology, 1995, Kiev National University, Kiev, Ukraine,

  • B.A., Psychology, 1996, Bemidji State University, Bemidji, MN


Sam Aganov, Ph.D., M.B.A. is  a is the founder and CEO of Doctor Sam Medical Network. In addition to  being a healthcare executive, he is also an educator, personal &  corporate coach, media consultant and public speaker specializing in  financial, business communication, academics, relationship issues and  the author of The Neuroscience of Personal growth: Exploring the Neural Dynamics of Change and Development.  As an Adjunct Professor of Psychology at the California Institute for  Human Science, Dr. Aganov teaches graduate and postgraduate psychology  courses and serves as a dissertations committee member. At the  University of the Cumberlands, Dr. Aganov is the Director of Study  Abroad in Oxford, and Adjunct Assistant Professor of Psychology. As  such, he participates in online instruction for both the Ph.D. in  Clinical Psychology and M.A. in Professional Counseling degree programs,  and serves as Tutor of Counseling & Clinical Psychology for Study  Abroad in Oxford.

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