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Nutrition Sciences Department

The Department of Nutrition Sciences started its educational and research activities in 2009 as one of the educational groups of the Kermanshah University of Medical Sciences. In 2014, the first group of nutrition students were applied and began their study in master degree at this department. Currently, over 24 students have graduated from the Department of Nutrition Sciences in master of nutrition. The group is composed of faculty members who specializes in community nutrition, clinical nutrition and dietary therapy, which trains graduate nutrition science students as well as conducts new nutrition research. 

Members of Nutrition Science Department

- Four faculty members (2 associate and 2 assistant professors)

- Two scholarship students in Ph.D. in Nutrition Sciences

- One coordinator with nutrition master's degree

Mission

- Teaching graduate students in nutrition science with theoretical knowledge and practical skills to provide therapeutic, educational, and research services.

- Theoretical training of medical and paramedical students in the field of nutrition principles and diet therapy

Perspective

- Education of outstanding nutritional experts

- Applied research in specialized nutrition fields

Aims

- Launch nutrition retraining courses for alumni in nutrition, nursing, midwifery, medicine and pharmacy

- Conduct fundamental and applied research in various specialized nutrition fields

- To investigate the problems of diet therapy in hospitals and to solve existing problems

- To carry out research related to the food industry in cooperation with the food technology group

- Expansion of proper nutrition culture in Kermanshah province by holding educational sessions in the community and media

Activities in the diet therapy clinic

Faculty members work at the Clinics of Kermanshah University of Medical Sciences five days a week.

Guild activities

Establishment of the Kermanshah Nutrition Association as one of the branches of the Iranian Nutrition Association (ATA)

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