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Nationality: Iranian Current Position: Professor of Clinical Epidemiology Epidemiology Department Faculty of Medicine Ilam University of Medical Sciences (IUMS) PO Box: 69315-138, Ilam, Iran I.R.
Tel/Fax: +98-841-3334060 (Office)
Educational Background/Qualifications MS, “Master of Tropical Paediatrics” Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, UK (2002-2003), Dissertation: Trends in Prevalence of Asthma and Respiratory Disorders in Merseyside/England PhD, “Clinical Epidemiology” Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, UK (2003-2005) Thesis: Maternal Metabolic Gene Polymorphisms and Intrauterine Growth Restriction PostDoc (Postdoctoral Research Fellowship), Reproductive Health Group, Liverpool University, England-UK (2005-2007)
Selected Courses & Workshops Attended
Management and Control of Sever Malnutrition in Children; WHO, Geneva/Switzerland, 2002 Research Methodology: The University of Liverpool, England, 2003 PCR (RFLP) Genotyping & Sequencing: The University of Liverpool, England 2004 Data Analysis (SPSS): Mersey Deanery, Edge Hill University, England, 2005 Critical Reviews and Publication Issues, British Medical Journal, U.C. L., England, 2006 Digital Library, Iranian Ministry of Health & Medical Education, Tehran- Iran, 2007 Critical & Creative Thinking, Ilam University of Medical Sciences, Ilam, Iran, 2009 Crises Management in Disasters, Basij Jame'e Pezeshki, Tehran, Iran, 2011
Director, Shahid Salimi & Imam Khomeini General Hospitals (Ilam, 1990-1991) Faculty Member, Ilam University of Medical Sciences (since 1995) Head Education Department (IUMS, 1995-2000) Deputy of Medicine Faculty (IUMS, 2001) Research Fellow (LSTM, UK, 2005-2007) Head Epidemiology and Health Statistics Department (IUMS, 2008) Head Medical Department (International University of Chabahar, 2007) Chief Consultant (Imam Reza International University, 2010) Dean; Faculty of Health (Ilam University of Medical Sciences, since 2008) Member of National Board of Epidemiology (since 2009) The University Chancellor of IUMS (since 2013)