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Epidemiology and Biostatistics


Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics

Introduction: School of Public Health of the Tehran University of Medical Sciences is the oldest and largest faculty of public health in the Middle East and Epidemiology and Biostatistics department is among the oldest and most influential ones of this school. Within the last 50 years, prominent professors have worked in this department and many skilled and effective students have graduated in many fields related to health promotion who have and continue to contribute to this field in the country, region and internationally. “Epidemiology” and “Biostatistics” are two important fields of public health and medicine and that these two fields are offered in one department can be considered as a strength since the two would synergize to enhance one another. M.Sc. and Ph.D. candidates of “Epidemiology” and “Biostatistics” are admitted in this department.

Mission: This department is responsible to train skilled, dedicated and professional staff in the fields of epidemiology and biostatistics. Additionally, this department has national and regional obligations to implement large scale projects related to this field as requested by national and international bodies, especially the Ministry of Health and Medical Education.

Vision: The Epidemiology and Biostatistics department, with a brilliant history and experience and reputable faculty members and talented students has undertaken the three objectives of education and research, addressing the needs of public health and being the scientific reference of the region.

A workshop on “Design of Cluster Randomized Trials”

Workshop on designing cluster randomized trials was held in the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics at TUMS’s School of Public Health (SPH), 30th April 2018. The tutor of the workshop was Professor Lawrence H. Moulton from Department of International Health at John Hopkins University. He is jointly affiliated to the Department of Biostatistics at Bloomberg School of Public Health.

Professor Tetyana Chumachenko visited the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics

Stata Workshop for International Students

Stata Workshop for International Students was held on 12 and 13 May, 2017 by Student Research Center

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