Department of Clinical Nutrition & Dietetics

 

Department of Clinical Nutrition & Dietetics

 

The Department of Clinical Nutrition & Dietetics of the SBMU School of Nutrition Sciences and Food Technology has been the first of its kind at the national level. The Department was formed originally in 1978 under the title of “the Department of Human Nutrition”, and in 2010 it was renamed to its present title. The academic staff members of the Department are specialists in clinical nutrition and dietetics. They train students at various educational levels, and also conduct researches in clinical nutrition and dietetics; moreover, they render their services to the patients at the Specialized Clinic of “Nutrition & Diet Therapy” located at the SBMU School of Nutrition Sciences and Food Technology.  

 

Vision:

The Department is seeking to transform into the most valid center of excellence in Iran in clinical nutrition and dietetics for the training of outstanding specialists, as well as performing applied and basic researches in clinical nutrition and dietetics. It also tries to establish a specialized dietetics system at SBMU affiliated hospitals. 

 

Mission:

As its mission, the Department pursues to train the students at various levels of nutrition sciences, especially in clinical nutrition and dietetics so the students possess the adequate theoretical knowledge and practical expertise in their field of study.

 

Goals:

The goals of the Department include:

A- Admitting students in clinical nutrition at graduate levels (MSc & PhD);

B- Establishing training programs in Registered Dietitian (RD);

C- Establishing specialized dietetics systems in SBMU affiliated hospitals so that each hospital ward would include at least a specialized dietitian for itself;

D- Establishing specialty continuing education programs in clinical nutrition and dietetics for those graduated in nutrition;

E- Performing applied and basic researches in the specialized fields of clinical nutrition and dietetics;

F- Conducting research for identifying challenges to dietetics system in the clinic and hospital settings and solving the existing problems;

G- Collaborating with national and international scientific centers and conducting joint projects with them;

H- Promoting the academic level and upgrading the applied knowledge level of the academic staff members

 

Activities:

Presently, there are three areas of activities at the department as follows;

 

A-Educational Activities:

1-Theoretical teaching to PhD, MSc, and BSc students of nutrition, especially in courses related to clinical nutrition and dietetics;

2- Practical teaching to PhD, MSc, and BSc students of nutrition in related courses of nutrition and dietetics in hospital wards (such as cardiovascular, endocrinology, Gastroenterology, nephrology and dialysis, pediatrics, and oncology, neurology, and surgery wards and intensive care unit); practicum in dietetics in an outpatient format, as well as familiarizing the students with food management in hospitals; 

3- Educational collaboration in specialized continuing education programs for those graduated in clinical nutrition and dietetics;

 

B- Research Activities:

The research activities (such as independent research projects, or student research proposals) in specialized fields as follows:

1-Clinical nutrition & dietetics in obesity;

2- Clinical nutrition & dietetics in cardiovascular diseases;

3- Clinical nutrition & dietetics in gastrointestinal diseases;

4- Clinical nutrition & dietetics in kidney diseases;

5- Clinical nutrition & dietetics in endocrine diseases;

6- Clinical nutrition & dietetics in neurological & psychological diseases;

7- Clinical nutrition & dietetics in cancers;

8- Tube feeding & parenteral nutrition in metabolic stresses (such as surgery, burns, infections, etc.)

 

C- Activities in Rendering Dietetics Services:

The academic staff members have been rendering dietetics services to the public one day per week at the Specialized Clinic of “Nutrition & Diet Therapy” located at the SBMU School of Nutrition Sciences and Food Technology.  Moreover, clinical nutrition consultations and dietetics services to the patients are rendered at the SBMU affiliated hospital one day per week.

 

Head of Department: Dr. Javad Nasrollahzadeh

 

 

Tel.: (+98)- 21 – 2207 – 7424

 

Department Staff: Saleheh Ahmadzadeh

s_ahmadzadeh66@yahoo.com

 

 

 

 

 

 

The academic staff members of the Department of Clinical Nutrition and Dietetics

 

Email

Educational & Research Interests

Field of Study

Academic Rank & Position

Name

 

mirmiran@endocrine.ac.ir

Clinical Nutrition & Dietetics
 in Endocrine Diseases

Nutrition Sciences

MSc; PhD, Professor

Parvin Mirmiran

 

1

hadtabibi@yahoo.com

Clinical Nutrition & Dietetics
 in Kidney  Diseases

Nutrition Sciences

MSc; PhD, Associate Professor

Hadi Tabibi

 

 

2

jnasrollahzadeh@gmail.com

Clinical Nutrition & Dietetics
 in Cardiovascular  Diseases

Nutrition Sciences

MSc; PhD, Assistant Professor

Javad Nasrollahzadeh

 

3

a_hekmat2000@yahoo.com

Clinical Nutrition & Dietetics
in Gastrointestinal Diseases

Nutrition Sciences

MD; PhD, Associate Professor

Azita
Hekmat Doost

 

4

nutritiondata@yahoo.com

Tube Feeding & Parenteral 
Nutrition in Metabolic Stresses

Nutrition Sciences

MD; PhD,  Associate Professor

Zahra Vahdat Shariat Panahi

  

5

atoosa_saidpour@yahoo.com

Clinical Nutrition & Dietetics
 in Obesity

Nutrition Sciences

MSc; PhD, Assistant Professor

Atoosa Saidpour

 

6

golbonsohrab@yahoo.com

Clinical Nutrition & Dietetics
 in Endocrine Diseases

Nutrition Sciences

MSc; PhD, Assistant Professor

 Golbon Sohrab

 

7

soodeh_r@yahoo.com

Clinical Nutrition & Dietetics
 in   Neurological & Psychological  Diseases

Nutrition Sciences

MSc; PhD, Assistant Professor

Soodeh

Razeghi Jahromi

8

ehsanhejazi@gmail.com

Clinical Nutrition & Dietetics
 in  Cancers

Nutrition Sciences

MSc; PhD, Assistant Professor

Ehsan  Hejazi

 

9

 

 

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