Faculty & Staff

PERSIAN Cohort Central Committee

Reza Malekzadeh, MD
Director of the PERSIAN Cohort Central Committee
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Read Dr. Malekzadeh’s Message about the PERSIAN Cohort.

Hossein Poustchi, MD, PhD
Manager of the PERSIAN Cohort
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Azita Hekmatdoost, MD, PhD
Nurition PI of the PERSIAN Cohort
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PERSIAN Cohort Central Administrative Staff

Zahra Mahmoudi, MD
PERSIAN Cohort Coordinator, PERSIAN Cohort Educational Team: Medical Educator
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Amaneh Shayanrad, MS
PERSIAN Cohort Educational Team: Laboratory and Biobank Educator
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Zahra Mohammadi, MS
PERSIAN Cohort Educational Team: General Educator, Quality Control Manager
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Sareh Eghtesad, MS, RD
PERSIAN Cohort Educational Team: Nutrition Educator, Website Administrator
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Alireza Jalaeikhoo, MS
IT Specialist
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PERSIAN Cohort Provincial PIs and Staff (in alphabetical order)

Azar Cohort Study

Mohammad Hossein Somi, MD
Main PI of the Azar Cohort Study
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Fasa Cohort Study

Ehsan Bahramali, MD
Main PI of the Fasa Cohort Study
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Guilan Cohort Study

Fariborz Mansour Ghanaie, MD
Main PI of the Gilan Cohort Study
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Hoveizeh Cohort Study

Nader Saki, MD
Main PI of the Hoveizeh Cohort Study
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Kharameh Cohort Study

Abbas Rezaian Zadeh, MD, MPH, PhD
Main PI of the Kharameh Cohort Study
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Mazandaran Cohort Study

Ahmad Ali Enayati, MD
Main PI of the Mazandaran Cohort Study
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Rafsanjan Cohort Study

Ali Esmaili Nadimi, MD
Main PI of the Rafsanjan Cohort Study
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Hamid Hakimi, MD
PI of Rafsanjan Cohort Study
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Jafar Ahmadi, MD
PI of Rafsanjan Cohort Study
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Ravansar Cohort Study

Farid Najafi, MD
Main PI of the Ravansar Cohort Study
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Yazd Cohort Study

Amir Houshang Mehrparvar, MD
Main PI of the Yazd Cohort Study
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Zahedan Cohort Study

Alireza Ansari Moghaddam, MD
Main PI of the Zahedan Cohort Study
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Eye Cohort Study

Fateme Alipour, MD
Eye Cohort Manager
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Youth Cohort​ Study

Afarin Rahimi-Movaghar, MD, MPH
Youth Cohort
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National and International Consultants

Ardeshir Khosravi, PhD
Informatics Manager at the Ministry of Health and Medical Education
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Abbas Ali Keshtkar, MD, MPH, PhD
Epidemiologist at the Department of Health Sciences Education Development, School of Public Health, Tehran University of Medical Sciences
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