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Reza Afshari

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School of Population and Public Health, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
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Current position: 
Clinical Professor
Current nationality: 
Current residence: 
University of British Columbia
MD, MPH, PhD, * Clinical Professor; School of Population and Public Health, University of British Columbia (2015-2020) * Senior Scientist; BC Centre for Disease Control (2015- 2019) * Editor in Chief; Asia Pacific Journal of Medical Toxicology (2015-2019) * Professor Mashhad University of Medical Sciences (2006-2015) * Editor-in-Chief; Future of Medical Education Journal (2007-2015) * Expert Member of the epidemiology reference group, World Health Organization (2008 to 2015), Chemical Task Force * Member of expert group; Food and Agriculture Organization FAO (Organophosphate residues, 2017) * President; Asia Pacific Association of Medical Toxicology (2012-2014) * Ambassador; Global Young Academy, Young Scientist Ambassador (South Africa, 2011) * Postdoc fellow Royal College of Physicians (e), UK (2004-2006)
Sustainable Development Goals: 
3 - Good health and well-being
4 - Quality education
5 - Gender equality
6 - Clean water and sanitation
8 - Decent work and economic growth
10 - Reduced inequality
11 - Sustainable cities and communities
13 - Climate action
16 - Peace, justice and strong institutions
17 - Partnerships for the goals
Young Affiliate Alumnus
Affiliated from
Scientific field:
04-Medical and Health Sciences incl. Neurosciences
TWAS Regional Office: 
TWAS Central and South Asia Regional Partner (TWAS-CASAREP)
Last updated on 07/04/2021