Kermanshah University of Medical Sciences

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Kermanshah University of Medical Sciences is a medical school in Kermanshah, Iran.[1]

Kermanshah University of Medical Sciences is the publisher of Journal of Injury and Violence Research. Kermanshah University of Medical Sciences (KUMS) is a top ranked state medical university in west of Iran. Achievements in academic excellence and innovative research, as devotion to promote overall health of the society are KUMS's main concerns.

History: Kermanshah university of Medical Sciences was first established as the Nursing College affiliated with The Ministry of Health and Welfare in 1968. After the Islamic Revolution, it was merged with college of Medicine and further developed into a medical university in 1364. In addition to medical education and treatment affairs, it has also been dealing with such areas as research, innovations, and an attempt to help develop medical and paramedical sciences. The university consists of six schools, seven teaching hospitals, and fourteen health centers in Kermanshah. It also has ten non teaching hospitals in the other cities of province -Islam Abad, Paveh, Salas Babajani, Javanroud, Dalahoo, Ravansar, Sarpole' Zohab, Sonqor, Sahneh, Qasre-Shirin,Kangavar, Gilan Gharb, and Harsin. The university also has 9814 employees and 236 faculty members, and based on well-defined duties and in order to serve the recent scientific and technological leap in the country it has designed scientific strategies and performed effective measures to create a healthy society in an atmosphere full of health, which are mentioned briefly.

Most prominent capabilities of the university: · The presence of all branches of specialty in the university. · The presence of 24 subspecialists in different branches, and the activity of some unique subspecialties such as cardiovascular surgery, thoracic surgery, pediatric surgery, uropediatric surgery, etc. in Kermanshah. · The activities of Imam Reza Teaching and Treatment Centre as the top hospital in the West of Iran with the highest evaluation rank in the country. · The activities of the subspecial cardiovascular surgery of Imam Ali · The activities of radiotherapy, MRI, renal calculus crushing, and peripheral angiography in the public sector, being the only public center in the west of the country. · The activities of Kidney Transplant Center. · The presence of the only PND center in the west of the country to diagnose prenatal thalassemia. · Performing an educational program for dialysis ward nurses to provide coverage for the west of the country · Unique activities of dialysis ward of the teaching center if Imam Reza with 36 active beds · Proper implementation of planning the Blue Software for thalassemia patients and choosing the province as one of the ten pilot areas. · Activities of the center for minimizing the harms and quitting addiction for women and increasing their sexual health for the first time in the country.

Scientific Journals of the University

Journal of Reports in Pharmaceutical Sciences Frequency: Biannually Language: English Manager: Dr. Reza Khodarahmi Editor: Dr. GholamReza Bahrami Type of articles: Pharmaceutical Sciences, Basic Medicine and Pharmacy

URL: http://journals.kums.ac.ir/ojs/index.php/JRPS

RESEARCH CENTERS Medical Biology Research Center (MBRC) URL: http://mbrc.kums.ac.ir/fa/About.aspx

References[edit]

  1. ^ World Directory of Medical Schools. World Health Organization. 2000. p. 194. ISBN 978-92-4-150010-4. 

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Coordinates: 35°44′54″N 51°22′52″E / 35.7483°N 51.3812°E / 35.7483; 51.3812