Kashan University of Medical Sciences
Kashan Faculty of Medicine, founded in 1986, became Kashan University of Medical Sciences (KAUMS) as an independent university in 1993. Now it has more than 2600 students who study in 47 undergraduate and postgraduate courses in the schools of Medicine, Nursing and Midwifery, Health, Allied Medical Sciences, and Dentistry. KAUMS has more than 1000 educational beds, nine specialized research centers, and four scientific journals. Performance of academic members, students, managers, and staff of the university in effective using of these facilities has enabled KAUMS to be recognized as a university “type I” by the Ministry of Health & Medical Education.
Fundamentals of the University:
Council of Trustees
It has its own specific regulations ratified by the Highest Council for Cultural Revolution (HCCR) and has 7-9 members. It's directed by the Minister of Health and Chancellor is secretary of the council.
The university chancellor is appointed by the minister of health after obtaining the approval of the HCCR.
Mohammad Hossein A'arabi, Associate professor of Clinical Biochemistry. All of the responsibilities of the university in the fields of education research, cultural and students affairs, health and therapeutic affairs, financial and logistic affairs, national and international relations are carrying on under the direct supervision of the chancellor, and he is presenting these, as well as university proceeding plans, problems, and so on to the council of trustees, on a yearly based program.
The chancellor has seven deputies working with him in the presidential board of the university.
Here is the list of vice chancellors of the university:
Vice chancellor for Education,
Homayoun Naderian, Ph.D, Associate Professor of Anatomy
Vice chancellor for Foods and Drugs
Hamid Reza Banafsheh, Ph.D, Associate Professor of Pharmacology
Vice chancellor for Health
Seyed Alireza Moravveji, MD, Associate Professor of Social Medicine
Vice chancellor for logistics
Mehrdad Farzandipour, Ph.D,Associate Professor of Health Information Management
Vice chancellor for Research & Technology
Gholam Ali Hamidi, Ph.D , Associate Professor of Physiology.
Vice chancellor for Students and Cultural Affairs
Hamid Reza Gilasi, Ph.D, Assistance Professor of Epidemiology
Vice chancellor for Treatment
Mohamamd Reza Hajijafari, MD, Assistance Professor of Anesthesiology
It is the highest council of the university and is directed by the chancellor, Its members are:
Members of the presidential board of the university,
Deans of the faculties,
Two members of each councils of university,
Two academic members at associate prof, or prof. level,