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Faculty of Public Health

 

 

History

Kerman School of Public Health commenced operation at the Medical School Complex, in Modiriat St, in 1987, having accepted 53 students (18 students in Family Health Associate degree and 35 students in Bachelor of Public Health) and 4 faculty members. It was relocated to a leasehold property in Emam Khomeini St, in 1988. By 1989, construction of the building of the school of Public Health, within the main campus of the university was officially ordered as a national project. The school was once again relocated in 1991 to Ferdowsi St, and finally, in 1998, it was moved to the main building, located in the campus. Dr. Fereidoun Nouhi, Dr. Hossein Keshavarz, Dr. Iraj Sharifi, and Dr. Mohammad Malakoutian, were among the players in the establishment of this school.

 

Deans of the School of Public Health since Establishment

 

 

Full Name

Degree

Major

In Office Since

1

Mohammad Malakoutian

PhD

Environmental Health

December 27, 1998

2

Yadollah Nikian

Master’s

Biostatistics

June 27, 1990

3

Mohammad Salehizadeh

PhD

Occupational Health

May 25, 1997

4

Mahmoud Nekoueimoghadam

PhD

Health Management

December 12, 1999

5

Mohammad Salehizadeh

PhD

Occupational Health

November 06, 2005

6

Naser Hasheminejad

PhD

Occupational Health

September 18, 2007

7

Narges Khanjani

PhD

Epidemiology

November 22, 2009

8

Aliakbar Haghdoost

PhD

Epidemiology

September 17, 2011

9

Abbas Bahrampoor

PhD

Statistics

November 11, 2012

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Physical Locations

Physical Location

Unit(s)

Classroom

10

Lab and Workshop

30

Conference Hall

6

 

Education Development Office (EDO)

Following the establishment of the Education Development Center (EDC), also considering the necessity for change in the educational and research methods, evaluation of the faculty, and other pertinent affairs, the EDO was founded in 2005, including the following committees:

1. Educational Planning Committee;                      2. Research in Education Committee;

3. Faculty Education Committee;                           4. Evaluation Committee;

5. Continuing Education Committee;

 

Obtaining the Certificate in Quality Management

As quality is the determining factor of success in any organization, and expectations from a school is beyond the ordinary routine daily, monthly, and annual activities, accordingly, the School of Public Health, after one year of collaborative effort, and as a first step in a long-term plan, was awarded with the Certificate in Quality Management (ISO 9001:2000).

 

Holding Three National Conferences

The School of Public Health has held the following conferences:

1. The 1st Conference on Occupational and Environmental Toxicology

2. The 1st Conference on the Importance of Management in Health Service Provision

3. The 3rd Environmental Health Conference

 

Research Committees

This school benefits from two active committees of Environmental Medicine Committee and Environmental Health Committee.

 

Educational Facilities and Equipment

Educational Facilities

- The School of Health, currently, benefits from 10 classrooms equipped with overhead devices, slideshow device and video projectors, in a standing property of 12900 square meters;

- This school boasts of 7 laboratories with a substructure area of more than 2000 square meters and 5 workshops of nearly 1000 square meters.

- The School’s library of five hundred square meters holds 18561 printed volumes (14840 volumes in Farsi and 3721 volumes in English), 73 Farsi journal collections, 9 English journal collections, and access to online databanks.

- Our Audiovisual Center is equipped with overhead, video projection, visualizers, television sets, projector, mobile blocker, sound systems, etc.

- Our Educational Unit offers 6 PC sets with all the accessories;

- The Computer Center offers two Computer Labs, intended for students and the faculty.

 

The students are accepted in fall and spring semesters, into state-supported and self-supporting programs. Since establishment, a total of 3507 students graduated from this school in majors of Environmental Health, Occupational Health, and Public Health, and, presently, 792 students (300 boys and 492 girls) are studying associate degree, bachelor’s, and master’s programs.

The School of Health is administered by two deputies: 1. The Education and Research Deputy; and 2. The Administration, Finance, and Student Deputy;

 

Equipment

Atomic absorption spectrophotometer; handheld air pollution measurement device; particle measurement device; gas chromatograph; spectrophotometer; sensitive digital scale; sampling pump; anthropometer; vitalograph and audiometer, are among the equipment of this school.

 

Educational Facilities of the Department of Environmental Health and Medical Entomology

Educational Facilities

Water and Waste Water Chemistry Lab

Air Hygiene Lab

Water and Waste Water Microbiology Lab

Radiation Health Lab

Environmental Health Research Lab

Waste Water Treatment Prototyping Lab and Workshop

Solid Wastes Lab and Workshop

Water and Wastewater Piping Workshop

Drawing Workshop

Water Treatment Prototyping Lab and Workshop

Hydraulics Lab

Animal House, Insect Farm, and Insectarium

Entomology Lab

Pesticides Lab

Environmental Chemistry Lab

Research Lab

Meteorology Lab

Air Hygiene Lab

Radiation Lab

Hydraulics Lab

Water Treatment Prototyping Lab and Workshop

Waste Water Treatment Prototyping Lab and Workshop

Drawing Workshop

Pesticides Lab

 

Educational and Research Facilities of the Department of Occupational Health

Educational Facilities

Chemical Agents Identification Lab

Physical Agents Identification Lab

Toxicology and Industrial Ventilation Lab

Ergonomics and Anthropometry Lab

Audiometry Lab

Optometry Lab

Air Pollution Prototyping Methods and Instruments Lab

Workplace Environment Lab

Safety and Fire Extinguishing Workshop

Workplace Lighting Lab

Industrial Noise and Vibration Lab

Chemistry Lab

Spirometry Lab

Contamination Sample Analysis and Result Evaluation Lab

Occupational Medicine Equipment Set

Departmental Research Lab

Safety and Fire Protection Equipment Workshop

Industrial Ventilation Workshop

Personal Protective Equipment Exhibition

Work and Health Journal Editorial Office

 

Educational Facilities of the Department of Health Services and Education

Educational Facilities

Practice Workshop

Educational Technology Workshop

Computer Equipment

 

Computer Center

Educational Facilities

Faculty Computer Lab

Students Computer Lab

 

 

Educational Facilities of the Department of Statistics and Epidemiology

Educational Facilities

Computer Class

Computer Lab for M.Sc. Students

 

Educational Facilities of the Audiovisual Center

Educational Facilities

TV set, VCR, VCD Projection

Camcorder and Camera

Computer Accessories

Overhead, Slide Projector

Amplifier, Speakers

 

 

Major Achievements

Kerman Public Health School was awarded ISO 9001:2000 Certification by the RWTUV.

 

List of Undertaken Measures for Implementing the Quality Management System

1. Planning of the executive organizations for implementing a quality management system and planning activities, as well as, development and provision of by-laws (appointment of a Quality Manager, Manager of Quality Improvement Office, and members of the steering committee).

2. Formation and organization of the working groups by the School’s experts in order to develop the executive methods of the agenda and other pertaining documents;

3. Specification of the standard reference:

   ISO 9000:2000 as the reference for terms and basics;

   ISO 9001-2000 as reference for requirements;

4. Preliminary assessment by the consulting company;

5. Determining quality policy, quality objectives, and quality manual;

6. Identification of the School’s processes, consisting of four types:

   a. Processes pertaining to the Administration;

   b. Processes pertaining to Resource Management;

   c. Product Realization Processes; and

   d. Measurement, Analysis, and Improvement Processes.

7. Documentation of the Processes

8. Organization of Training Courses:

   a. Quality Basics Training: All Staff

   b. Documentation Training: All Staff

   c. Internal Auditor Training: 20 staff members

   d. Equipment Calibration: 4 staff members

   e. Quality Management Conference: 2 staff members

9. Implementation of two internal audit cycles;

10. Pre-audit by RWTUV and Dr. Sasan Rezaei, the Lead Auditor thereof;

11. Improvement of Processes, including:

   - Warehousing process

   - Purchase process

   - Staff training process

   - Student education process

   - Training process

   - General affairs process

   - Welfare and counseling affairs process

   - Transportation process

   - Laboratory and workshop process

   - Process of evaluation of the school by customers;

   - Process of software and hardware maintenance and support;

   - Data analysis;

   - Internal audits

 

Senior Director of Quality:                            Dr. Mahmoud Nekouei Moghadam

Quality Management Representative:         Mahshid Loloei

Quality Improvement Office Manager:       Parvin Molazadeh

 

Members of the Steering Committee:

            Ms. Parvin Molazadeh                         Senior Expert at the Department of Environmental Health

            Ms. Mehrnaz Tehranipour                   Expert – Library Supervisor

            Ms. Zahra Memari                               Expert – Academic Affairs

            Ms. Fatemeh Kamyabi                                    Faculty Member – Department of Entomology

            Ms. Maryam Safarnavadeh                  Faculty Member – Department of Health Services

            Mr. Ahmad Rajabizadeh                      Faculty Member – Department of Environmental Health

            Dr. Naser Hasheminejad                     Faculty Member – Department of Occupational Health

           Dr. Mohammadreza Ghotbi                Faculty Member – Department of Occupational Health

 

Departments

- Environmental Health and Environmental Entomology

- Occupational Health

- Health Services and Health Education

- Biostatistics and Epidemiology

- Health Sciences and Nutrition

- MPH