Masoud Amiri Date of Birth: 11/Feb./1966
2010 Ph.D. Epidemiology, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
2005 D.Sc. Epidemiology, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
2003 M.Sc Epidemiology, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
1991 M.Sc. Epidemiology, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran
1987 B.Sc. Public Health, Isfahan University, Isfahan, Iran
1985 Associate Degree Public Health, Isfahan University, Iran
9 Nov. 2011
2 June 2010
8-9 July 2009
3-7 April 2006
3-5 April 2006
27-31 March 2006
20-24 March 2006
24 Jan., 14 Feb.,
and 7 March 2006
17-21 Oct. 2005
10-14 Oct. 2005
3-7 Oct. 2005
18-20 April 2005
1-5 March 2004
22-31 Jan. 2001
4-5 June 2000
9-10 Nov. 1999
27-28 Oct. 1999
21-23 July 1998
19-21 May 1998
13-18 Sep. 1997
14-21 Feb. 1997
28-29 May 1995
1-3 May 1991
23-30 Aug. 1989
New Perspectives of Traditional Medicine, Shahrekord, Iran
Writing Successful Grant Proposal, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
1st National Congress on Health System Research, Shahrekord, Iran
Atherosclerosis research, COEUR training courses, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Cardiology and Vascular Medicine, Update and perspective, European society of cardiology, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Cardiovascular Imaging and Diagnostics, COEUR training courses, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Cardiovascular Clinical Epidemiology, COEUR training courses, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
A 3-day course in: “Integrity in Research”, Dep. of Ethics and Philosophy, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Cardiovascular Medicine, COEUR training courses, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Cardiovascular Pharmacology, COEUR training courses, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Pathophysiology of Ischemic Heart Disease, COEUR training courses, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Cardiology and Vascular Medicine Update, European society of cardiology, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Erasmus Summer Program, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Principles of Epidemiologic Data Analysis, by Prof. Kenneth J. Rothman, Lunteren, The Netherlands
Erasmus Summer Program, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam,
Epidemiology of Cardiovascular Diseases, Cambridge University, Cambridge, UK
A 10-day course in Clinical Epidemiology, INCLEN and Agha Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan
TQM (Total Quality Management) Workshop, Shahrekord, Iran
Methodology of Paper Preparation Workshop, Shahrekord, Iran
Outbreak Investigation Workshop, Tehran, Iran
Teaching Methodology Workshop, Isfahan, Iran
Control of Nosocamial Infections Workshop, Tehran, Iran
Advanced Research Workshop, Tehran, Iran
Clinical Trials Workshop, Ministry of Health, Tehran, Iran
Community-Oriented Medical Education Workshop, Tehran, Iran
Complementary Research Workshop, Tehran, Iran
Elementary Research Workshop, Shahrekord, Iran
2010-Present European Association of Percutaneous Cardiovascular Interventions (EAPCI)
2008-Present OIC-Supercourse Team (http://www.pitt.edu/~super1/)
2005-Present European Young Epidemiologists (EYE)
2005-Present American Heart Association (AHA)
2001-Present International Epidemiological Association (IEA)
2000-Present European Society of Cardiology
1999-Present Iranian Epidemiological Association (IrEA)
1997-Present Iranian Statistical Association
1986-Present Iranian Health Association
2012-Present Journal of Basic and Clinical Cancer Research
2012-Present Hepatitis Monthly
2012-Present Open Access Medical Statistics
2012-2013 Editorial Board Member of “Stroke”
2012-Present Editorial Board Member of “Webmed Central Plus Epidemiology”
2012-Present Journal of Clinical Epidemiology (JCE)
Nov. 2011 Review of Health Research Awards 2012 (HRA_PHS/2012/23)
2011-Present Bulletin of the World Health Organization (WHO)
2011-Present American Journal of Public Health (AJPH)
2011-Present BMC Cancer
2011-Present Journal of Environment and Public Health
2011-Present Journal of Medicine and Medical Sciences
2011-Present International Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmacology
2011-Present Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology
2011-Present African Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmacological Research (AJPPR)
2011-2012 Editorial Board Member of “Stroke”
2010-Present Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology (CGH)
2010-Present European Journal of Epidemiology
2010-Present Cancer Journal
2010-Present Journal of Developmental Origins of Health and Disease
2010-Present International Journal of Preventive Medicine (IJPM)
2010-2011 Editorial Board Member of “Stroke”
2009-Present Journal of Shahrekord Medical University
2009-2010 Editorial Board Member of “Stroke”
2009-Present Editorial Board Member of “Preventive Medicine”
2009-Present Population Health Metrics
2008-Present Journal of Environmental Health Insights
2008-Present European Journal of Clinical Investigation (EJCI)
2008-Present Journal of Isfahan Medical School (JIMS)
2008-Present Journal of Internal Medicine (JIM)
2008-Present Journal of LIBERTAS ACDEMICA
2007-Present Journal of Research in Medical Sciences (JRMS)
2007-Present McMaster Online Rating of Evidence (MORE)
2005-Present American Journal of Epidemiology (AJE)
2005-Present Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health (JECH)
2005-Present Stroke Journal
1999-2002 Shahrekord Medical Journal of School of Medicine
8-10 Sep. 2012
21 Aug. 2012-Present
13 June 2012
12 June 2012
9 Feb. 2011
22 Dec. 2010
2000 - 2002
8-11 Aug. 1999
4-7 July 1999
12-18 May 1997
2-15 March 1994
8-10 Oct. 1994
19 May 1991-
10 Nov. 2002
10 May 1991-
Director and teacher, 1st Biostatistics and SPSS workshop, Shahrekrod, Iran
Director, Social Health Determinants Research Center, Shahrekrod University of Medical Sciences, Shahrekord, Iran
Director and teacher, 1st PolyPill Workshop, Kermanshah, Iran
Director and teacher, 1st Trend Workshop, Kermanshah, Iran
Director and teacher, 1st Excel Workshop, IrEA Workshop, Tehran, Iran
Presentation in Cohort Seminar, IrEA Cohort Seminar, Tehran, Iran
Dep. of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Health, Shahrekord University of Medical Sciences, Shahrekord, Iran
Dep. of Public Health, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Dep. of Cardiology, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Dep. of Public Health, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Member of Biostatistics Committee of National Plan on Prevention of Cardiovascular Diseases, Isfahan, Iran
Epidemiologist of Isfahan Cardiovascular Research Center (ICRC), Isfahan, Iran
Director, 2nd Research Methodology Workshop for medical students, Shahrekord, Iran
Director, 1st Research Methodology Workshop for medical Students, Shahrekord, Iran
Epidemiologist of Research Committee at Province Health Center, Shahrekord University of Medical Sciences, Shahrekord, Iran
Director, Practical/Modern Epidemiology Workshop for Health Managers, Shahrekord, Iran
Member of Province Committee of Nosocamial Infection Control (As Epidemiologist), Shahrekord, Iran
Collaboration with New HBI (Health Biostatistics Information) Network, Shahrekord, Iran
Collaboration with National Project on ICD-O Computerized Program (ICD Updating of Cancers), Shahrekord, Iran
Member of Research Committee at Management and Communication School, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences (As Epidemiologist), Isfahan, Iran
Coordinator of National Plan of extended Polio-Vaccine between Health Center and University, Shahrekord, Iran
Coordinator and facilitator of research Methodology Workshop for medical residency students of Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran
Workshop Director/ Coordinator for research Methodology and Epidemiology. Also teaching Research Methodology and clinical trials to Medical Students, Shahrekord, Iran
Director & Coordinator of Health Network Workshop for Medical Students, Shahrekord, Iran
Director & Supervisor for Student’s Projects in the Faculty of Medicine, Shahrekord & Isfahan, Iran
Head of Research Methodology Workshops for students of medicine, nursing and health, Shahrekord, Iran
Academic Staff/Instructor at School of Medicine/Health in Shahrekord University of Medical Sciences, Shahrekord, Iran
Amiri, M. Trends in Mortality from Ischemic Heart Disease, Stroke, and Stomach Cancer: from past to future. English, 2010. ISBN: 978-90-9025608-5
Masoud Amiri, Roya Kelishadi, Mohammad E Motlagh, Mahnaz Taslimi, Gelayol Ardalan, Parinaz Poursafa and Majzoubeh Taheri. Prevalence study of cilinical disorders in 6-year old children across Iranian provinces: Findings of Iranian national health assessment survey. J Res Med Sci 2012; 17(7):596-601.
Hosseinrezaei H, Rafiei H and Amiri M. Incidence and risk factors of sternal wound infection at site of incision after open-heart surgery. J Wound Care. 2012;21(8):408-11.
Ali Momeni, Mahmood Mirhoseini, Faramarz Mohamadali Beigi, Mohamad Rajaei Esfahani, Soleiman Kheiri, Masoud Amiri and Zahra Seidain. Effect of N-acetyl cysteine in prevention of contrast nephropathy on patients under intravenous pyelography and contrast CT. Adv Biomed Res 2012; 1(1):28.
Masoud Amiri and Roya Kelishadi. Comparison of models for predicting outcomes in patients with coronary artery disease focusing on microsimulation. Int J Prev Med 2012; 3(8):522-530.
Masoud Amiri and Roya Kelishadi. Can Salt Hypothesis Explain the trends of mortality from stroke and stomach cancer in western Europe? Int J Prev Med 2012; 3(6):377-8.
Rafiei H., Amiri M. and Moghaddassi J. Skin irritation because of electrocardiograph lead in patients in intensive care unit. International Wound Journal 2012: 1-2.
Masoud Amiri. Early life conditions and trends in mortality at later life: is there any relationship? Int J Prev Med 2011; 2(2): 53-55.
Masoud Amiri. Stomach cancer mortality in the future: Where are we going? Int J Prev Med 2011; 2(2): 101-102.
Masoud Amiri. Can Barker’s hypothesis explain the observed different trends of mortality from ischemic heart disease and stroke in Western Europe? (Submitted)
Masoud Amiri. Can French Paradox hypothesis explain the observed different trends of mortality from ischemic heart disease and stroke in Western Europe? (Submitted)
Masoud Sadeghi, Mohammad Reza Hojjati, Masih Hoseini and Masoud Amiri. The distribution of Enteroendocrine cells in small intestine in Rats (Submitted).
Masoodi R., Etemadifar S. and Amiri M. Correlation between quality of life and perceived satisfaction in multiple sclerosis care givers. The effect of empowerment program (Submitted).
Masoodi R., Etemadifar S. and Amiri M. The effect of family-centered empowerment model on skill, attitude and knowledge of multiple sclerosis caregivers (Submitted).
Masoodi R., Etemadifar S. and Amiri M. The effect of family-centered empowerment model on quality of life of care givers with multiple sclerosis patients (Submitted).
Amiri M, Janssen F. and Kunst AE. The decline in stomach cancer mortality: exploration for the future in Europe . Eur J Epidemiol 2011; 26:23-28.
Kunst AE, Amiri M, and Janssen F. The decline in stroke mortality. Exploration of future trends in seven Western European countries. Stroke 2011; 42:2126-2130.
Amiri M, Janssen F. and Kunst AE. The decline in ischemic heart disease mortality in seven European countries: exploration of future trends. J Epidemiol Community Health 2011; 65(8): 676-81.
Amiri M. Determinants of heart diseases: An overview. (In progress).
Amiri M. Medication therapy in patients with stable coronary artery disease: An overview. (In progress).
Amiri M. Microsimulation modeling for clinical decision-making in individual patients with atherosclerotic disease: a concept. (In progress).
Kunst AE and Amiri M. Longer generations, longer lives? Associations between body height and mortality trends among birth cohorts born between 1860 and 1940 in France and the Netherlands (In progress).
Amiri M, Kunst AE, Janssen F, Mackenbach JP. Trends in stomach cancer mortality in relation to living conditions in childhood. A study of trends among birth cohorts born between 1860 and 1939 in seven European countries. Eur J Cancer. 2006 Dec; 42(18): 3212-3218.
Amiri M, Kunst AE, Janssen F, Mackenbach JP. Cohort-specific trends in stroke mortality in seven European countries were related to infant mortality rates. J Clin Epidemiol. 2006 Dec; 59(12): 1295-302.
Baghbanian P, Sarraf Zadegan N, Sadeghi M, Rafiei M, Tavassoli A, Amiri M. Incidence and morbidity of coronary artery disease in Urban population in Isfahan, Iran. (In progress).
Shojaei H, Shooshtaripoor J, Amiri M. Efficacy of simple handwashing in reduction of microbial hand contamination of Iranian food handlers. Food Research International. 2006; 39:525-529.
Amiri M, Kunst AE, Janssen F, Mackenbach JP. The relation of trends in IHD and stroke mortality with infant mortality rate. A time series study among cohorts born between 1860 and 1939 in seven European countries. European Journal of Heart Failure Supplements. 2004; 3(1): 137.
Asgary S, Naderi GH, Sadeghi M, Kelishadi R, Ghannadi R, Amiri M. Anti-hypertensive effect of Iranian Crataegus Curvisepala Lind: a randomized double-blind study. Drugs Exp Clin Res. 2004; 30(5-6): 221-5.
Roya Kelishadi, Nizal Sarraf Zadegan, Masoud Amiri. Zinc and Copper Status in Children with High family risk of premature Cardiovascular Disease. Annals of Saudi Medicine. 2002; 22(5-6):291-4.
M. Amiri, R. Vakili, A. Jalali, N. Sarraf-Zedegan. The hypocholesterolemic effect of brewer’s yeast. Heart Views. 2002; 2(4).
N.Sarraf-Zadegan, M. Amiri, S. Maghsoudloo. Helicobacter pylori relation to acute myocardial infarction in an Iranian sample. Coronary Health Care. 2001; 5:202-7.
Roya Kelishadi, Mahin Hashempour, Nizal Sarraf Zadegan, Masoud Amiri. Trend of Atherosclerosis risk factors in children of Isfahan. Asian Cardiovasc Thorac Ann. 2001; 9:36-40.
R Kelishadi, M Hashemi, N Sarraf-Zadegan, and M Amiri. The trend of coronary heart disease risk factors in children and adolescents in Isfahan, Iran (1993–1999). Atherosclerosis. 2000; 151(1): 257.
N.Sarraf-Zadegan, M. Amiri, S. Maghsoudloo. The association between antibody titers to helicobacter pylori, chronic coronary heart disease and acute myocardial infarction. Atherosclerosis. 2000; 151(1): 28.
National (Iranian) Journals:
Rafiei H., Arab M., Ranjbar H., Sepehri G., Arab N. and Amiri M. The prevalence of potential drug interactions in Intensive Care Units. Iranian Journal of Critical Care Nursing 2012; 4(4): 191-196.
Naderi Gh, Sarraf Zadegan N, Boshtam M, Asgari S, Afyooni A, Jalali A, Najafian J, Amiri M, et al. New risk factors for cardiovascular disease in Isfahan urban community. Journal of Kerman University of Medical Sciences. 2004; 11(1): 28-35.
Sajadi F, Mohammadifard N, Amiri M, et al. The prevalence of type II diabetes and its association with cardiovascular risk factors in Isfahan city, Iran. J of Mashhad University of Medical Sciences. 2003; 46(81): 68-71.
Gh.Naderi, N.Sarafzadegan, M.Boshtam, S.Asgary, A.Afuoni, A.Jalali, J.Najafian, M Amiri, H. Samarian, S. Zolfaghari, M. Hajarzadeh, M. Gharipour. New risk factors for cardiovascular disease in Isfahan urban community. Kerman Medical Journal. Winter 2003; 11: 28-35.
A. Danesh, M. Amiri, Zamani AR, Tazhibi M, and Ganji F. Knowledge, Attitude and Practice (KAP) Rate of education about breast self-examination in Shahrekordian women in 1998. Shahrekord University of Medical Sciences Journal. Summer 2002; 2: 47-52.
Masoud Amiri. Basic Fundamentals of Clinical Epidemiology. Shahrekord Medicine Quarterly Magazine. 1994 Sep.- Dec.; 5: 1-5.
Masoud Amiri. Malaria and drug Resistance. Iranian Quarterly World Health Magazine. March-June 1987; vol. 3; No. 1: 48-51.
28-30 Oct. 2011
23-26 Oct. 2005
13-16 June 2005
11 Dec. 2004
22-24 Sep. 2004
15-18 June 2004
13-16 June 2004
12-15 June 2004
19-22 April 2004
1 Aug. 2002
24-27 Feb. 2002
15-17 Jan. 2002
27-31 May 2001
23-25 Oct. 2000
9-12 Oct. 2000
25-29 June 2000
4-7 May 2000
10-14 Oct. 1999
16-20 May 1999
8-10 Sep. 1998
19-21 May 1998
13-16 May 1996
24-26 April 1996
10-12 Aug. 1993
27-28 May 1992
2-6 May 1992
5-8 April 1991
5-9 Oct. 1990
3rd EPS Global International Forum of Regional and Targeted Cancer Therapies (RTCT), Shanghai, China
1st International Cancer Control Congress, Vancouver, Canada
The 7th World Congress on Gastrointestinal Cancer, Barcelona, Spain
The first Iranian PhD students Seminar on Computer Science, Mathematics and Statistics, Paris, France
Third conference on Epidemiological Longitudinal Studies in Europe, CELSE3, Bristol, UK
SER’s 2004 meeting, Salt Lake City, USA
The 5th International Heart Health Conference, Milan, Italy
Heart Failure Update 2004, Wroclaw, Poland
12th annual public health forum, Brighton, UK
Xth International Congress of Bacteriology and Applied Microbiology, Paris, France
IEA South East Asia Congress of Epidemiology, Jhansi, India (two presentations)
First GCC Cardiovascular Conference, Doha, Qatar
The 5th international conference on preventive cardiology, Osaka, Japan
5th IEA Eastern Mediterranean Regional Scientific Meeting, Manama, Bahrain
American Congress on Cardiac Rehabilitation, Cardiology Update 2000, Havana, Cuba
The XIIth International Symposium on Atherosclerosis, Stockholm, Sweden
XXXVth Middle East Medical Assembly and the 2nd Eastern Mediterranean Congress on Heart Health, Beirut, Lebanon
International Congress of Heart Health in Developing Countries, New Delhi, India
International Congress of Physiology and Pharmacology, Tehran, Iran
Congress of Lung Diseases, Isfahan, Iran
Iranian Congress of Nosocamial Infections, Tehran, Iran
International Congress of Geographic Medicine (oncology), Shiraz,Iran
The 3rd National Congress of Zoonosis in Iran, Meshad, Iran
Seminar of Accidents Prevention, Shahrekord, Iran
Seminar of Medicine and Industrial Works, Ghazvin, Iran
International Congress Geographic Medicine (Pediatrics), Shiraz, Iran
Iranian Congress of Occupational Health, Isfahan, Iran
Iranian Congress of Tuberculosis, Meshad, Iran