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Fereidoun Azizi
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Research Institute for Endocrine Sciences, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran | Professor of Internal Medicine and Endocrinology Director, Research Institute for Endocrine Sciences

He obtained his internal medicine speciality, endocrinology and methabolism subspeciality and nuclear medicine speciality from Tufts University. Boston USA and passed three American Boards of Internal Medicine, Endocrinology and Metabolism, and Nuclear Medicine. He was appointed as Chief of Endocrinology and acting-chief of Nuclear Medicine at St. Elizabeth’s Hospital of Boston, Tufts Medical School from 1974 until 1979. He is now a distinguished professor of endocrinology of Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences in Iran.

           Professor Azizi’s research contributions have been in various fields of endocrinology and metabolism, in particular the hypothalamic-pituitary-thyroid axis. He directed IDD programs to ensure sustained elimination of iodine deficiency in the last 30 years in Iran. He is also the PI of the national research project of Tehran Lipid and Glucose Study.

Professor Azizi is the Editor-in-Chief of the International Journal of Endocrinology and Metabolism. He has 1858 publications including 1020 peer reviewed international and 700 Farsi papers in Iranian medical journals and 30 full text or chapters in scientific books. He is an invited reviewer for more than 26 scientific medical journals. He received six awards from Presidents of I.R. Iran for “Distinguished Professor” and “Research Excellence” in 1992, 1994, 1997, 2002, 2008 and 2012; also State of Kwait Prize for excellence in diabetes in Eastern Mediterranean Region in 2007 and Nagataki Prize from Asia-Oceania Congress of Endocrinology in 2009. He was selected, as Distinguished Scienctist of the Year by Iranian Academy of Medical Sciences in 2011.


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Date Time Hall Session Role Theme
2020-12-16 17:00-17:30 Room 1

Recent Advances in Thyroidology

Speaker Thyroid Autoimmunity