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Epidemiology and Biostatistics

Faculty Members



Sahar Nejat: Head of Department

Academic Rank: Professor

Education & specialty: Epidemiology


Research Interests

   Social Epidemiology

   Evidence based decision making

   Medical Education

   Questionnaire validation

Contacts

   Email nejatsan@tums.ac.ir

Academic Appointments

   Head of the Epidemiology and Biostatistics department since 2016

Executive positions

   Director of student research center in the school of public health since 2013

Awards & Honors

   The recipient of the 18th Razi Research National Festival on Medical Sciences for research in health sciences, management and health system research of 2012

H-index: 17

Related Links:     http://www.tums.ac.ir/faculties/nejatsan



Kezem Mohammad












Academic Rank: Professor

Education & specialty: Biostatistics

Research Interests

   Analyses of grouped data

Contacts
   Email: mohamadk@tums.ac.ir

  

Academic Appointments

   Editor in chief of Hakim journal

   Member of the Academy of Medical Sciences of the Islamic Republic of Iran

   Head of Iranian statistical society

Executive positions

   Head of the National Institute on Health Research

Awards & Honors

   Author of the best paper award in the 12th Festival of researchers and high-tech analysis of Iran

   Award of TUMS’s pioneers in the 8th Avicenna Research Festival in 2006

   Top Researcher in the Avicenna Research Festival in 2012

   Alame-Tabatabaee award in 2015

   Choose as the mentor at the 5th Conference on Glorification of university professors in 2006
H-index: 32

Related Links:

http://www.tums.ac.ir/faculties/mohammadk

 

 

Koroush Holakoi Naeeni 


 











Academic Rank: Professor

Education & specialty: Epidemiology


Research Interests

   Various fields in epidemiology including epidemiology of communicable and non-communicable diseases

   Health System Research

   Managerial epidemiology

   Field epidemiology and community assessment

Contacts:

   Email holakoin@tums.ac.ir 

Academic Appointments

   Head of Bandar Abbas Public Health Training and Research Center, WHO Regional Malaria Training Center, affiliated to Tehran University of Medical Sciences, 2007 to date

   The course coordinator of MPH in field epidemiology at the School of Public Health, Tehran University of Medical Sciences from 2010 to date

   The course organizer of an Iranian-EPIET pilot course of field epidemiology in 2008

   Chairman, research department of diseases prevention and control, Institute of Public Health Research, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, 2007 to 2009

   Editorial Board of Iranian Journal of Epidemiology, 2005 up to date

   Editorial Board of Iranian Journal of Public Health 2003 to date

   Professor, Department of Epidemiology & Biostatistics, SPH & IOPR, TUMS, 2003 to da

   Editor-in-Chief, Journal of School of Public Health and Institute of Public Health Research, 2001 to date

   Member of Tropical Diseases Committee, School of Public Health and Institute of Public Health Research, 2001 to 2007

   Vice-President and secretary, Iranian Epidemiological Association, 2000 to date

   Head of the Unit of Epidemiology, department of Epidemiology & SPH & IOPR, TUMS, 2000 to date

   Chairman, National Board (evaluation and examination) of Epidemiology, Ministry of Health and Medical Education, 2000 up to date

   Member of M.P.H. Program Planning Committee, 1996 to date

  Member of Research Council, Institute of Public Health Research, Tehran University of Medical Sciences,2001 to 2007

   Vice-Dean of the Institute of Health Research, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, 1997-2007

   Director of research affairs of Institute of Public Health Research, Tehran university of Medical Sciences, 1997-2007

   Member of Research Council, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, 2001-2006

   Member of national council for basic sciences education, health and specialty, 2001-2005

   Associate professor, department of Epidemiology & Biostatistics, SPH & IOPR, TUMS, 1997-2003

   Member of national board (evaluation and examination) of Public Health, Ministry of Health and Medical Education, 1996-2000

   Member of national board (evaluation and examination) of Community Medicine, Ministry of Health and Medical Education, 1995-2000

   Member of national board (evaluation and examination) of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, Ministry of Health and Medical Education, 1991-2000

   Vice-Dean of the Institute of Health Research, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, 1997-2007

   The Deputy Director of Health Services, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, 1995-1997

   Chairman, department of Community Medicine, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, 1989-1997

   Assistant   professor, department of Epidemiology & Biostatistics, SPH & IOPR, TUMS, 1988-1996

   Instructor, department of Epidemiology & Biostatistics, School of Public Health and Institute of Public Health Research, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, 1987-1988

Awards & Honors

   Second prize on Avicenna Research Festival for Educational Activities

   Received grants from WHO, ECO, UNDP, UCLA center for health policy research, Karolinska Institute of Sweden and World Bank

H-index: 16

Related Links: http://www.tums.ac.ir/faculties/holakoin

Mohammadreza Eshraghian

 












Academic
Rank:
Professor

Education & specialty: Biostatistics


Research
Interests

   Statistical analysis

 

Contacts:

Email:   eshraghianmr@yahoo.com  

Related Links:

http://www.tums.ac.ir/faculties/eshraghianm

 


Seyed Reza Majdzadeh

 














Academic Rank: Professor

Education & specialty: Epidemiology

Research Interests

   Using epidemiology evidence in health systems

   Social epidemiology

   Methods of estimating inequality and how to reduce it

   Surveillance and reporting systems

   Knowledge translation

Contacts:

   Email rezamajd@tums.ac.ir 

Executive positions

   Head of the Islamic Republic of Iran’s National Institute on Health Research

   Head of Knowledge Utilization Research Center of TUMS

   Head of Community Based Participatory Research Center of TUMS

   Coordinator of Master of Public Health course of SPH

Awards & Honors

   A scholar of the highest (one percent) references at the international level

   Award of Razi festival for research activities

   Award of Hakim-Jorjani of Avicenna Festival for educational activities

   Avicenna Festival for implementation of research

   Avicenna Festival for research

H-index: 32

Related Links: http://www.tums.ac.ir/faculties/rezamajd

 
 

Mostafa Hosseini














Academic Rank: Professor

Education & specialty: Biostatistics


Research Interests

   Multilevel Models

   Growth Models and Smoothing

   Categorical Data Analysis

Contacts:

   Email hoseinim@tums.ac.ir  

Academic Appointments

   International liaison of Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics

   Coordinator of Journal Club and Journal Watch of Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics

Awards & Honors

   The 16th Avicenna Festival- Tehran University of Medical Sciences

   The 15th Razi Research Festival on Medical Sciences

   London School of Hygiene Tropical Medicine Research Medal

H-index: 27

Related Links: http://www.tums.ac.ir/faculties/hoseinim

 

 

Akbar Fotouhi














 

Academic Rank: Professor

Education & specialty: Epidemiology


Research Interests

   Epidemiology of eye diseases

   Population studies in the field of eye diseases

   Clinical trial

   Survey on sensitive issues

Contacts:

   Email     afotouhi@tums.ac.ir 

Executive positions

   Head of TUMS’s center for Research and Development policies

 Awards & Honors

   Award of the Razi Festival for 2 times in 2005 and 2010

   Top researcher in Research festival of Iran

H-index: 27

Related Links:     www.fotouhi.ir 


Keramat Nouri Jaliani

 

Academic Rank: Professor

Education & specialty: Biostatistics


Research Interests

   General Statistical Methodology of Clinical Trials including Adaptive Designs, Missing Data Issues, and Bioavailability and Bioequivalence

   Statistical Genetics and Genetic Epidemiology

  Joint Modeling of Longitudinal and Time-to-Event Data

   Bayesian Data Analysis

Contacts:

   Email nourik@tums.ac.ir

Related Links: http://tums.ac.ir/faculties/nourij

 

Abbas Rahimi Foroushani














Academic Rank: Professor

Education & specialty: Biostatistics


Research Interests

   Structural equations modeling

   Spatial data analysis

   Bayesian statistics

Contacts:

   Email rahimifo@tums.ac.ir  

Academic Appointments

   Deputy of Educational affairs of Epidemiology and Biostatistics department

   Delegate of Dean in SPH research council

Executive positions

   Delegate of department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics in the council of graduate studies

   Delegate of department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics in the educational council of SPH

   Member of MPH and MDMPH thesis council

   Member of special commission of SPH on graduate affairs

Awards & Honors

   Second award of the Sage Jorjani on educational affairs in 2013

H-index: 9

Related Links:  http://www.tums.ac.ir/faculties/rahimifo

 

 

Hojjat Zeraatih














Academic Rank: Professor

Education & specialty: Biostatistics


Research Interests

   Survival Analysis, Multistate Survival Analysis

   Stochastic Processes, Stochastic Simulation

   Markovian and semi Markovian Processes

Contacts:

   Email zeraatih@tums.ac.ir

Executive positions

   Head of statistics and information office of TUMS

H-index:14

Related Links: http://www.tums.ac.ir/faculties/zeraatih

 

Kamal Azam












Academic Rank: Associate Professor

Education & specialty: Biostatistics


Research Interest

   Statistical analysis

Contacts:

   Email kazam@tums.ac.ir

Executive positions

   Head of statistics and information office of TUMS

H-index: 14

Related Links: http://www.tums.ac.ir/faculties/kazam

 

Kamran Yazdani










 

Academic Rank: Associate Professor

Education & specialty: Epidemiology


Research Interests

   Evaluation of diagnostic tests, old and new methodologies with new and advanced of implication

   Evaluation of validity and reliability of questionnaires, particularly advanced methods

   Science survey

   Scientific writing, Ethics in publication

   Cross sectional and case control studies

Contacts:

   Email kyazdani@tums.ac.ir   

Academic Appointments

   Deputy for research affairs of Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics since 2016

   Delegate of Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics in the council graduate studies of SPH

   Member of research council of SPH

Executive positions

   Head of TUMS’s publication and scientific survey office 2009-2016

Awards & Honors

H-index: 11

Related Links: http://www.tums.ac.ir/faculties/kyazdani


Mohammadali Mansournia











Academic Rank: Assistant Professor

Education & specialty: Epidemiology

Research Interest

   Evaluation of diagnostic tests, old and new methodologies with new and advanced of implication

Contacts:

   Email mansournia_ma@yahoo.com

H-index: 11

Related Links:  ir.linkedin.com/pub/mohammad-ali-mansournia/33/3a5/120

 

Mirsaeed Yekaninejad














Education & specialty: Biostatistics


Research Interests

   Related Models for Longitudinal Data including GEE and Multilevel models

   Joint models

   Statistical models in clinical trials

   Statistical models in different types of Epidemiological studies

Contacts:

   Email yekaninejad@sina.tums.ac.ir 

H-index: 9

 Related Links: http://tums.ac.ir/faculties/yekaninejad


Academic Rank: Assistant Professor

 


Mehdi Yaseri



 

Academic Rank: Assistant Professor

Education & specialty: Biostatistics


Research Interests

   Types of associate models, including longitudinal, mixed, multivariate and etc. models

   Bayesian analysis and combining them with longitudinal models

   Statistical models in analysis of types Epidemiological studies, including interventional and observational

   Associate models with hidden variables

Contacts:

   Email yekaninejad@sina.tums.ac.ir

Executive positions

   Administration manager of Journal of Biostatistics and Epidemiology

   Professional memberships

   Member of board of directorate of Iranian society for statistics

Awards & Honors

H-index: 13

Related Links:http://tums.ac.ir/faculties/myaseriir.linkedin.com/pub/mehdi-yaseri/41/78a/14

  

Mahbobeh Parsaeian


 

Academic Rank: Assistant Professor

Education & specialty: Biostatistics

Research Interests

   Statistical inferences for spatial-time models with 2 approaches of geo-statistics and areal data

   Statistical inferences for multivariate data

   Modelling of burden diseases

   Bayesian inferences

Contacts

   Email mahbobehparsaeian@yahoo.com

H-index: 13

Related Links: http://tums.ac.ir/faculties/m-parsaeian

 
 
 
 
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