Wednesday, January 05, 2005

Ali Akbar Velayati MD

Ali Akbar Velayati MD: "Ali Akbar Velayati, MD

Professor of Pediatrics
and Pediatric Infectious Disease

Date of Birth : June 25,1945
Place of Birth : Tehran
Educational Degrees : MD (Tehran University,1971)
Specialty: Pediatrics (Tehran University, 1974)
Subspecialty: Pediatric Infectious diseases

Present place of employment : National Research Institute for Tuberculosis and Lung Diseases (NRITLD)
(Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences).

Relation with Iranian Academy of Medical Sciences: Permanent member, since 1990
Scientific Division : Head of Islamic And Traditional Medicine department

Records of employment for the last ten years :
- Minister of foreign affairs .
- Advisor to the supreme leader in international affairs
- Member of department of pediatrics, infectious diseases and member of board of directors in Tehran University.
- Professor in History of Iran's Foreign Relations .
- Head of Islamic & Traditional Medicine department in Academy of Medical Sciences .
- Cooperation with WHO (World Health Organization) & UNICEF .
- Member of International Society for History of Medicine .
- Head of board of authors in Medical Journal of Islamic Republic of Iran(in English language)
- Chairman of Iranian Journal of Infectious Diseases and Tropical Medicine

Field of Research:
- Tuberculosis and mycobacterial infections
- The role of BCG in the Diagnosis of Tuberculosis
- History & foreign policy

Scientific Articles:
- More than 70 research articles in the field of pediatric infectious diseases
- Numerous articles on the Iranian history & foreign policy"