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Human Ecology
Head of department

 

Amir Ahmad Akhavan

Academic Rank: Associate Professor

PhD of Medical Entomology and Vector control

School of Public Health, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran

 

Research Interest:

1. Social Determinants of Health in the field of Leishmaniasis

2. Epidemiology of Leishmaniasis (Vectors, reservoirs, Human Infection)

3. Prevention and Control of Leishmaniasis

4. Sand fly/Leishmania interaction

5. Vector-based Vaccine in the field of Leishmaniasis

6. Paratransgenesis in the field of Leishmaniasis

Executive Position:

1. Faculty member (Associate Professor), Department of Medical Entomology and Vector Control, School of Public Health (SPH), Tehran University of Medical Sciences (TUMS), Tehran, Iran, 2015-present.

2. Faculty member (Assistant Professor), Department of Medical Entomology and Vector Control, SPH, TUMS, Tehran, Iran, 2011-2015.

3. Faculty member (Instructor), Department of Medical Entomology and Vector Control, SPH, TUMS, Tehran, Iran, 1996-2011

4. Vice-Director for administration and financial affairs, Institute for Environmental Research, TUMS, Tehran, Iran, 2012-present.

5. Head, Department of Human Ecology, SPH, TUMS, 2013-present.

6- Executive Director, Deputy for Education, Ministry of Health and Medical Education, 2015-present.

7.Vice-Director  for administration and financial affairs, National Institute for Strategic Research in Medical Education, Ministry of Health and Medical Education, 2016-present.

8. Vice-Dean for administration and financial affairs, SPH, TUMS, Tehran, Iran, 2010-2015.

9. Member of the directory board of Iranian Society of Medical Entomology.2007-present.

10. Member of the directory board of Iranian Society of Public Health.2010-present.

11. Executive Manager of Journal of Arthropod-Borne Diseases.2007-present.

12. Executive editor-in-chief of Journal of Arthropod-Borne Diseases.2011-present.

13. Member of editorial board of Journal of Arthropod-Borne Diseases.2011-present.

14. Executive Manager of Esfahan center of Public Health Training and Researches Center, School of Public Health and Institute of   Public Health Research, TUMS, Tehran, Iran, 1999 – 2003.   

15. Supervisor of Research Committee of Rodents, Institute of   Public Health Researches, TUMS, Tehran, Iran, 2001-2003. 

16. Supervisor of Phlebotomine insectary, School of Public Health and Institute of   Public Health Researches, TUMS, Tehran, Iran, 2007-present. 

17. Supervisor of rodent biosystematic lab., Esfahan Public Health Research and Training Center, School of Public Health and Institute of   Public Health Researches, TUMS, 2001-2003.

18. Supervisor of sand flies and leishmania interaction lab., Esfahan Public Health Research and Training Center, School of Public Health and Institute of   Public Health Researches, TUMS, 2001-2003.

 

Awards & Honors:

1. Honor degree (the first rank) in 3rd national election of student thesis of I.R.Iran and getting citation from vice-president of I.R.Iran.

2. Ranked first in the MSPH graduating class, 1996.

3. Ranked first in the PhD graduating class, 2010.

 

Email: aaakhavan@tums.ac.ir

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

Tel: +98 (21) 88951393

Fax: +98 (21) 88951393

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