The PERSIAN Cohort has been designed and carried out under the guidance of national and international experts in various fields and specialties, each one bringing with them an essential piece of the puzzle. Through the eagerness and enthusiasm of current and former Central Committee members as well as local Principal Investigators, the PERSIAN Cohort has made it thus far. (Get to know the local Principal Investigators).  

Special thanks to all national and international consultants who have without any expectation in return, provided us without their knowledge and expertise.

Learn more about each of the team members.

Central Committee

National and International Consultants

Administrative Staff

Former Members

Central Committee

Hossein Poustchi MD PhD

Executive Director of the PERSIAN Cohort

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Reza Malekzadeh MD AGAF

Director of the PERSIAN Cohort

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Afarin Rahimi-Movaghar MD

Principal Investigator
Youth Cohort Supervisor

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Roya Kelishadi MD

Principal Investigator
Birth Cohort Supervisor

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Fatemeh Alipour MD

Principal Investigator
Eye Cohort Supervisor

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Azita Hekmatdoost MD PhD

Principal Investigator
Nutrition Supervisor

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Nayyereh Aminisani PhD

Principal Investigator
Neishabour Elderly Cohort Supervisor

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National and International Consultants (Alphabetical Order)

Ardeshir Khosravi PhD

Iran

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Abbas Ali Keshtkar MD PhD

Iran

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Walter Willett MD DrPH

USA

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Farin Kamangar MD PhD

USA

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Dariush Mozaffarian MD DrPH

USA

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Arash Etemadi MD PhD

USA

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Administrative Staff

Farzin Roozafzai MD

Follow Up Manager

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Sahar Masoudi MS

Staff

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Amaneh Shayanrad MS

Biobank Manager

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Nazgol Motamed-Gorji MD

Staff

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Zahra Mohammadi MS

Quality Control Manager

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Somayyeh Abedi MS

Staff

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Sareh Eghtesad MS RD

Adult Cohort Coordinator

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Akbar Feiz-Sani

IT Manager

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Former Members

Thank you for your hard work!

Soodeh Kaveyi MS

Mahdi Sheikh MD

Alireza Jalaeikhoo MS

Zahra Mahmoudi MD

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Digestive Diseases Research Institute (DDRI)


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