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Department of Public Health and Social Medicine, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.
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The Department of Public Health and Social Medicine at the Shaheed Beheshti Univer­sity of Medical Sciences is a new division of the medical faculty which began less than a decade ago. Since its inspection it has expanded into a department with num­bers of faculty member specialized in the field of public Health and preventive medicine. The program which is being developed with the assistance of Dr. Azizi, chance­llor of the University, has an active role in education, research and services for students, as well as for the community. It consists of biostatistics, environmental health, Public health, epidemiology, MCH and Family planning, Nutrition, Paramedi -cal training, and community medical education.  Educational programs for medical students and other related fields such as nur­sing and Paramedical students are now being conducted or planned. As part of the training at all levels, the theory and practice is taken into consideration. Field training for medical students are planned to be conducted in Karadj public Health and Hygiene Network. To make sure that the educational programs is not purely theoretical and acade­mic, facilities are provided to facilitate practical training.  Karadj public Health and Hygiene Network are selected for field training of  medical students in which they should spend three weeks period and practice pub - lie Health in rural areas, as well as one month practice at the internship level.  The Department consist of seven members who are responsible for teaching, research and coordinate its programs. (see the attached list).  A detail description of the Department of public Health and social medicine at this Univ􀀿rsity is prepared in persian language and is available for further in­formation. 
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Type of Study: Review | Subject: Interdisciplinary (Educational Management, Educational research, Statistics, Medical education
Received: 1987/08/8 | Accepted: 1988/02/6 | Published: 1988/07/31

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