Hossein Poustchi MD PhD

PERSIAN Cohort Executive Director

Current Position: Associate Professor and Deputy of Education at the Digestive Diseases Research Institute, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran


Dr. Hossein Poustchi obtained his medical degree at Tehran University of Medical Sciences (Tehran, Iran), in 1995. He later completed his PhD in Epidmiology from University of Sydney in 2007, where he also obtained his specialization in Hepatology.

Dr. Poustchi is highly active in research. His research interests include Hepatitis B, Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease and Hepatocellular carcinoma. Besides the PERSIAN Cohort, Dr. Poustchi is also one of the most active principal investigators of the Golestan Cohort Study, where he oversees the Golestan Hepatitis B Cohort Study.



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PERSIAN Cohort Central Committee

Address: Digestive Diseases Research Institute, Kargare Shomali Ave. Tehran, I.R. Iran, 14117-13135

Phone: +98-21-82415238
Fax: +98-21-82415400
E-mail: info@persiancohort.com

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