دانشگاه علوم پزشکی ایران
Iran University of Medical Sciences

Biography

 | Post date: 2018/10/7 | 

 Mohsen Naghavi 
 Affiliated Professor
(
Washington University)
  

Mohsen Naghavi, MD, MPH, PhD, is a Professor of Global Health at the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME) at the University of Washington. In this role, he leads the Institute’s work on subnational analysis of disease burden, working closely with international collaborators and country governments, including projects in Brazil, Russia, Iran, China, and Ethiopia.
He is a member of the Global Burden of Disease Scientific Council, which helps guide the research of the GBD collaboration. For GBD he is team leader of the causes of death group and digestive and skin diseases groups. Dr. Naghavi was a senior expert on primary health care, disease, injury, and causes of death in Iran, having spent most of his career at the Ministry of Health and Medical Education there, running numerous programs and initiatives. At the Ministry, Dr. Naghavi headed up the Applied Research Center for Health. Prior to joining IHME, Dr. Naghavi was a Research Fellow at the Harvard Initiative for Global Health in 2007. In 2015 and 2016, he was named one of the world’s “most influential scientific minds” by Thomson Reuters. 
Dr. Naghavi studied at Tehran University and received an MPH, a PhD in Epidemiology, and a medical degree.



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