Reza Afshari


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Medical Toxicology Centre Mashhad


Dr. Reza Afshari is an Associate Professor & Consultant Physician of Clinical Toxicology from Mashhad University of Medical Sciences, Iran. He has published over 130 articles and abstracts in the field of Clinical Toxicology. He graduated from the Mashhad University of Medical Sciences (MUMS), Iran in Medicine (MD, Natural Toxicity, 1995). He obtained his MPH from Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Iran in Toxo-epidemiology (2001). He is also certified for MSc in Epidemiology from the University of Edinburgh (UK, 2002). He received his PhD in Cardiovascular Toxicity from the University of Edinburgh (UK, 2005). He used to be a Clinical Fellowship in Clinical Pharmacology and Clinical Toxicology from 2003 to 2005 (Edinburgh, UK). He used to worked as a Biostatistician and Head of Research & Medical Statistics Division of Khorasan Province Health Board, MUMS, Iran with a population of 5 millions (2000-2001). He was the Health Director of Nyshabur Health Board with a population of around 5 hundred thousands (1997-2000). He was also the Epidemiologist-GP of the Nyshabur Health Board and General Practitioner in Rural and Urban Clinics City (1995-1997). He is the Director of Medical Toxicology Centre. Founder and Director of Imam Reza (p) Rehabilitation Centre ( Co-founder of Medical Toxicology Research Centre ( Founder and Director of Addiction Reearch Centre. Board Member of Iranian Association of Toxicology (IRANTOX) ( Board Member of Asian Pacific Association of Medical Toxicology ( Member of European Association of Poison Centres and Clinical Toxicologists (EAPCCT). Member of Reference Group (FERG) in World Health Organization (WHO) ( He was awarded as the Young Affiliate of the Academy of Science in the Developing World (TWAS) in Biology/Medicine in 2007. He is Past President of the Asia Pacific Association of Medical Toxicology.