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Ghasem Yadegarfar

Ghasem Yadegarfar , PhD

Associate Professor

School :

School of Health

Department :

Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics

Research Center :

Heart Failure & Cancer Prevention Research Centre

work address :

Epidemiology & Biostat Dept. School of Public Health, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, 81746-73461, Iran

Education :

Qualifications   2004                      PhD in Epidemiology & Medical Statistics   Department of Biostatistics School of Epidemiology & Health sciences   Medical School, Stopford Building   University of Manchester   1999                      MSc in Epidemiology,   School of Epidemiology & Health sciences Medical School, Stopford Building   University of Manchester   1990                     MSc in Biostatistics   Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran   Score: 17.5 out of 20 1987                      BSc in Mathematics   Isfahan University, Isfahan Iran   Score: 2.85 out of 4

Relevant Work Experience :

 Qualifications:  BA in Mathematics from Isfahan University,  MSc in Biostatistics from Tehran University, MSc in and PhD in Epidemiology from Manchester University. Current job: Associate Professor of Epidemiology at Epidemiology & Biostatistics Dept., School of Public Health, Isfahan Univ of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran (2014 till present) Previous jobs:  Cancer Epidemiologist at National Cancer Program, Qatar Supreme Council of Health, Doha, Qatar (2014) Senior Statistician (Grade 8, Full Time) at Cancer Research UK,  Liverpool Cancer Trials Unit (2012-2014) Consultant Statistician at  Research Design Services (RDS) & Statistical Advisery Services  (SAS) Primary Care & Post Public Health Dept. Faculty of Medicine,  Imperial College London, St Dunstans Road, London W6 8RP (2010-2012) Medical Statistician  at  Public  Health  Sciences  &  Medical  Statistics  Group,  Research  and  Development Support Unit (RDSU) and Wellcome Trust Clinical Research Facility (WTCRF),  South Academic Block, Southampton General Hospital, School of Medicine, The University of Southampton, Southampton, SO16 6YD(205-2017) Medical Statistician at Research & Development Office, Guy‟s Hospital, Kings College London,  St Thomas Street, London, SE1 9RT, (2014-2015) Senior Statistician at the Age & Cognitive Performance Research Centre, Department of Psychology, Jan 2004 to Manchester University, Manchester, M13 9PL Publications: More than 42 publication in peer reviewed Journal including LANCET, BMJ, BJC, EJC & other Journals , Research Interests Design of Epidemiological Studies in Cancer including occupational exposures QOL & standardisation of questionnaire tools Multilevel Modelling  Age-Period-Cohort Analysis Joint Point Regression Joint Modelling

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Grants & Awards :

Two NIMAD Grants on Cancer & Heart Failure MUI Grant on Cohort Study

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Research Interests :

EORTC QOL Projects on GINET and Elderly Modules

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