Epidemiology and Biostatistics

Department of Epidemiology and Biological Statistics of Semnan University of Medical Sciences and Health Services was stablished by the suggestion of faculty members and the follow-up of the faculty officials in 2016 and since then it has started its official activity as an independent group.

Goals

The Department of Epidemiology and Biological Statistics, with the support of its faculty members and colleagues, has three educational-research missions, teaching, researching and meeting the needs of the public health field and the scientific authority in the region. In addition to providing educational services to all levels and fields of study in colleges, it is responsible for implementing and cooperating in micro and macro research projects in the field of health.

 

 

The aim of members of this group is to improve the health of the community, so its has close and continuous cooperation with the most important research centers inside and outside the university - especially the Research Center for Social Factors Affecting Health and Clinical Research Development Units- that can be affective in major regional decision makings in the field of health.

In addition to teaching statistics, epidemiology and research methods, several educational workshops are held by the professors of this group, emphasizing on improving the research ability of students, colleagues and esteemed faculty members.

 

 

Group projects and research lines

  • Distribution of abundance of various diseases and related factors
  • High-risk behaviors and related factors in the covered population
  • Distribution of abundance of various types of social harms and related factors
  • Social and behavioral interventions in reducing social harms
  • Distribution of abundance of unhealthy lifestyles and related factors
  • Social and behavioral interventions in correcting unhealthy lifestyles
  • Assessing the quality of life of different groups in the covered population and related factors
  • Calculating the burden of diseases and related factors

 

Vision

The development of higher levels of group education and research in the university by attracting interested colleagues and faculty members, increasing the level of comprehensive ability of members and staff of the group and launching educational and research courses in master's and doctoral programs are its most important future programs.

Academic staff:

Epidemiology and Biostatistics

Name

Degree/Major

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Raheb Ghorbani

Full prof, Biostatistics

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Majid Mir Mohammad Khani

Ph.D, Associate prof, Epidemiology

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Fatemeh Paknazar

Ph.D, Assistant prof, Biostatistics

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Mojtaba Soltani Kermanshahi

Ph.D, Assistant prof, Biostatistics

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Head of Department
Dr. Raheb Ghorbani
Ph.D Biostatistics
ghorbani.raheb93@gmail.com, r_ghorbani@semums.ac.ir