Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences

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Coordinates: 35°42′14″N 51°23′42″E / 35.7038°N 51.395°E / 35.7038; 51.395

Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences
دانشگاه علوم پزشکی و خدمات بهداشتي، درماني شهيد بهشتی
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Established 1959
Type Public
President Ali Asghar Peyvandi
Academic staff 1,000
Students 13,000
Location Tehran, Velenjak Street,Shahid Chamran High Way , Iran
Website www.sbmu.ac.ir

Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences and Health Services (formerly: National(melli) University of Iran) is a large medical school and one of the two medical universities in northern Tehran, Iran.

It began its mission in 1959 with establishing the Schools of Medicine and Dentistry. Following the merge of some of the treatment and educational units and organizations affiliated to the then Ministry of Health and “Melli University” in 1986, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences began its activities independently.[1]

URAP[edit]

University Ranking by Academic Performance

2010-2011: Rank In World:1210, In Iran:14, Medical: 3, category:B+[2]

2011-2012: Rank In World:1133, In Iran:13,Medical: 2, category:B+[3]

2012-2013: Rank In World:1363, In Iran:20,Medical: 5, category:B+[4]

Colleges and schools[edit]

The school of medicine

schools[edit]

Presently, the university benefits from 10 schools admitting students in a wide and varied range of fields from 18 fellowships, 22 sub-specialties, 15 specialties, 28 PhDs, 3 general medical fields (medicine, dentistry, and pharmacy), to 56 majors at MSC and BSC levels. The university also benefits from the full-time and invaluable cooperation of 1200 academic staff that educates and train some 9000 students

  • School Of Public Health
  • School Of Dentistry
  • School Of Health, Safety And Environment
  • School Of Medicine
  • School Of Nursing And Midwifery
  • School Of Nutrition
  • School Of Paramedical Sciences
  • School Of Pharmacy
  • School Of Rehabilitation
  • School Of Traditional Medicine
Health, Safety & Environment (HSE)Faculty restaurant

Research Centers[edit]

The university includes a 7 research institutes, and 48 research centers.

  • Anesthesiology Research Center
  • Health Planning And Management Research Center
  • Behavioral Science Research Center
  • Pediatric Surgery Research Center
  • Cardio Vascular Research Center
  • Pharmaceutical Sciences Research Cenetr
  • Cellular And Molecular Endocrine Research Center
  • Physiotherapy Research Center
  • Chronic Respiratory Disease Research Center
  • Mycobacteriology Research Center
  • Clinical Tuberculosis And Epidemiology Research Center
  • Research Center For Genomics
  • Dental Alveolar Research Center
  • Nursing And Respiratory Health Management Research Center
  • Center Of Laser Usage In Medicine
  • Dermatology Research Center
  • Obesity Research Center
  • Endocrine Research Center
  • Research Center For Medical Nano-Technology And Tissue Engineerin
  • Infectious Diseases And Tropical Medicine Research Center
  • Research Center For Safety Promotion And Accident Prevention
  • Medical Ethics And Law Research Center
  • Toxicological Research Center
  • National Nutrition And Food Technology Research Institute
  • Traditionam Medicine And Materia Media Research Center
  • Neuro-pediatric Research Center
  • Research Center For Gastroenterology And Liver Disease
  • Neuroscience Research Center
  • Urology And Nephrology Research Center
  • Ophthalmic Research Center
  • Skin Research Center
  • Pediatric Infectious Research Center
  • Infertility And Reproductive Health Research Center
  • Pediatric Respiratory Disease Research Center
  • Prevention Of Metabolic Diseases Research Center
  • Phytochemistry Research Center
  • Proteomics Research Center
  • Research Center For Brain And Cognitive Sciences
  • Research Center For Digestive System Cancers And Genetics Laboratory
  • Research Center For Cancer
  • Research Center For Food Born Diseases
  • Research Center For Infantile Health
  • Research Center For Neurosurgery And Functional Nerves
  • Telemedicine Research Center
  • Tobacco Prevention And Control Research Center
  • Virology Research Center
  • Protein Technology Research Center

Programmes[edit]

Optometry[edit]

The optometry program was established in 1972. Initially the course was designed as a higher diploma in optometry (two years undergraduate studies) and was upgraded to a four-year BSc with Honours programme in 1984. The teaching medium is Persian though most text books and literature are used in English.

faculties[edit]

HSE(industrial engineering &HSE faculty)[edit]

Faculty of Health, Safety and Environment (HSE) was established as higher education center of protection and occupational health offering an associated degree in occupational safety and health in 1976. In 1981 the center, having approval of high Council Cultural Revolution, continued its activity in two fields of occupational health and industrial safety in Associate degree. In 1982 the center admitted students in B. S. program in occupational health, and in 1987 the title of this center turned into faculty of occupational safety and health.

In 1991 based on agreement of Ministry of Health, Treatment and Medical Training admitted students in the field of environmental health. Finally, in 2002 the faculty with agreement of Ministry of Higher Education, Science and Research admitted students in B. S. degree in the field of industrial safety. In 2008 Beheshti University has brought it under its inspection and after investigation and consulting its name was turned into "Faculty of Health, Safety and Environment". Now, the faculty admits students in the following fields: Environmental associated degree in health, Associated degree in occupational health, B.S. degree in occupational health, Associated degree in industrial safety and B.S. degree in industrial engineering. It is hoped that by efficient planning done here aiming at quality development, this faculty in other fields it educates the required human resource in M.A. and PhD degree in the country. Faculty of HSE has nominated by the university to be one of the Msc. and PhD center training.

Purpose[edit]

The Faculty of Health, Safety and Environment lies its main goal in educating and cultivating of skilled, responsible and entrepreneur in various fields of occupational safety, health, and attempts to tackle industrial safety, public and private institutes requirement in industrial, mining services and agricultural section, through doing scientific and technological research in the related fields. This faculty has been attempting to play its roles in educating professionals for upgrading the health and promotion of solid and liquid waste treatment and also air pollution control in order to have a healthy environment, know safety problems, follow safety instruction, prevent problems such as hazards due to electricity shock, industrial machinery safety designing, control of harmful physical & chemical factors in workplace fire engineering, in the path that leads to the protection of human forces that are main capitals for country development.

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