The Research Department of Nutrition of the SBMU National Nutrition and Food Technology Research Institute

The Research Department of Nutrition the SBMU National Nutrition and Food Technology research Institute began its research activities in 1991 in various nutritional grounds. Since then, it has made steps towards providing information necessary for the policy-making organizations, ministries, and other related offices as well as the public in order to reach nutritional health. It also deals with the basic research and tools development in the field of human nutrition. Hardware-wise, the department benefits from the equipped research labs for Clinical chemistry and biochemistry, measuring trace elements (such as Zinc, Iron, Copper, etc.), measuring all vitamins, hematology, immunology, serology, microbiology, and cellular & molecular.

Vision:

The Department seeks to improve community nutrition through conducting basic and applied research at both macro (national) and micro (population subgroups).

Mission:

The Department is trying to achieve the strategic findings, update data, and present them to the policymakers and administrative organizations, and other interested parties in food, nutrition, and health at both government and private sectors.

Goals:

The Department pursues to design and initiate research projects in line with the priorities approved by the National Nutrition and Food Technology Research Institute in the following fields:

A- Food and Nutrition Assessment;

B- Identifying dietary patterns, practices and habits in various populations;

C- Studying socio-behavioral determinants of and aspects associated with nutritional status;

D- Performing validation studies of food consumption methods;

E- Studying the epidemiology of obesity and diet-related NCDs (Non-Communicable Diseases);

F- Scrutinizing on models for preventing diet-related diseases;

G- Improving the micronutrients status;

H- Operationalizing and modifying the lab determination methods of micronutrients;

I- Assessment of micronutrients nutrition in different population groups;

J- Developing and compiling the food composition table in Iran

K- Developing and running PhD-by-research Nutrition program

 

The Department is also collaborating in reviewing research proposals and manuscripts, organizing educational and research workshops for the academic staff members, researchers, and graduate students in various academic levels, running PhD by research program in Nutrition, etc.

Head of the Department: Professor Tirang Reza Neyestani

Tel.: (+98)- 21- 2208- 6349

 

The Academic Staff Members of the Department of Nutrition Research of the SBMU School of Nutrition

Email

Educational Interests

Research Interests

Field of Study

Academic rank & Position

Name

 

neytr@yahoo.com

t.neyestani@sbmu.ac.ir

Vitamin D; Immunology; Lab Nutrition Methods

Vitamin D; Diabetes; Oxidative Stress; Food fortification

Nutrition Sciences (Biochem. And Immunology)

PhD, Research

Professor

Tirang Reza Neyestani

 

1

nasseri_esm@yahoo.com

 

Basic Nutrition

Clinical Trials (Dietary Interventions); Food Related NCDs

Nutrition Sciences

PhD, Research Associate

Professor

Esmat Nasseri

 

2

mina_esmaeili@yahoo.com

Nutrition & diet therapy; Effects of Food Processing on Foods

Diabetes; Diet therapy; Food Composition Tables

Nutrition Sciences

MS.c, Researcher

Mina Esmaeili

 

3

anahrad@yahoo.com

Nutrition Courses

Dietary Assessment; Food Consumption Pattern

Nutrition Sciences

MS.c, researcher

Anahita Houshyar

 

4

morabd@yahoo.com

m.abdollahi@sbmu.ac.ir

Epidemiology

Epidemiology; Community Nutrition; Chronic Diseases

Social Medicine

MD; PhD, Research Associate

Professor

Morteza Abdollahi

 

5

arashrashidi@yahoo.com

Principles in Nutrition, Nutrition epidemiology, program management, monitoring and evaluation, leadership training

Food and Nutrition Security; Nutrition epidemiology; Leadership skills development; nutrition & Food industry

Nutrition Sciences

PhD, Research Associate

Professor, 1-yr MBA

Arash Rashidi

 

6

nikooyeh11024@yahoo.com

nikooyeh@sbmu.ac.ir

Epidemiology; Biochemistry

Epidemiology; Diabetes; Micronutrients

Nutrition Sciences

PhD, Research Associate

Professor

Bahareh Nikooyeh

 

7

dolly_b_z@yahoo.com

Community Nutrition; ESP

Community-based Nutritional Interventions; Food Related Chronic Diseases

Nutrition Sciences

PhD, Research Associate

Professor

Dolly Bandarian Zadeh

 

8

 

 

 

The lab Experts of the Department of Nutrition Research of the SBMU School of Nutrition

Email

Research Interests

Field of Study

Academic rank & Position

Name

 

M_jam49@yahoo.com

Epidemiology of Nutritional Behaviors

Nutrition Sciences

PhD, Researcher

Maryam Jamshidian

1

Maramin2002@yahoo.com

Qualitative studies, cultural aspects of food choice and consumption

Nutrition Sciences

PhD, Researcher

Maryam Amini

2

Telmazowghi@yahoo.com

Food consumption surveys; Qualitative research

Nutrition Sciences

MSc., Researcher

Telma Zowghi

3

Monireh_Dadkhah@yahoo.com

Food consumption surveys; Qualitative research; Diet therapy

Nutrition Sciences

MSc.,  Researcher

Monireh Dadkhah

4

Homa_haidari@yahoo.com

Food consumption Surveys; Qualitative research

Nutrition Sciences

BSc.  Researcher

Homa Haidari

 

5

Mitra_abtahi@yahoo.com

Community nutrition; Nutrition epidemiology; Obesity prevention; Nutritional assessment methods

Public Health Nutrition

MSc, Researcher

Mitra Abtahi

6

Doost_mohammadi@yahoo.com

Health promotion & education; Nutrition epidemiology; Community nutrition; Nutritional assessment

Nutrition Sciences

MSc., PhD student, Researcher

Azam Doost Mohamadian

7

eimankahosrowshahi@yahoo.com

Laboratory techniques

Nutrition sciences

BSc.

Eiman Khosroshahi

8

Nsh1344@yahoo.com

Diabetes; Micronutrients

Nutrition sciences

BSc.

Nastaran Shariat Zadeh

9

Nikal.2012@yahoo.com

Hematology; Micronutrients

Microbiology

MS.c.

Niloofar Khalaji

10

Aban278@yahoo.com

Cellular-molecular researches; Cell culture; Bacteriology; Micronutrients

Biochemistry

MSC

Maliheh Zahedi

11

Alikalai3@yahoo.com

Laboratory techniques, diabetes, micronutrients

Medical Lab Technology

BSC

Ali Kalai

12

 

 

  

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