Zahra Sarraf MD by MikeJenny

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									                                   Curriculum Vitae

                                 Zahra Sarraf, MD

Phones: 0917 311/6706
E-mail: sarrafz@sums.acr.ir

PRESENT
POSITION:            Faculty of Medicine
                     Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
                     University of Shiraz Medical Sciences
                     Shiraz, Fars Iran

Academic/Professional
Affiliations:      MD Anderson Cancer Center, Huston TX and School of Health
                   Sciences, Jackson State University, Jackson, MS (USA)

EDUCATION

1998          Board Certified, Gynecologic-Oncologist, Ministry of Health and Medical
               Sciences, Iran
1996-1997     Fellow, Division of Gynecologic-Oncology, School of Medicine, Washington
               University in St. Louis, USA
1995-1996     Fellow, Department of Gynecology Oncology, Royal Hospital, McGail
               University, Montreal, Canada
1983          Board Certified Obstetrics & Gynecologist, Ministry of Health and Medical
               Sciences, Iran
1972-1979     MBBS (MD), Karachi University, School of Medicine, Karachi, Pakistan


Academic/Administrative Appointments

2007-present Director, Gynecology-Oncologic Center, Dept. of Ob/Gyn., Shiraz Univ. of
              Medical Scinces, Shiraz, Iran
1983-Present Faculty of Medicine, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences

1994-1997     Chair, Department of Obstetrics Gynecology, Shiraz University of
               Medical Sciences
1986-1997     Director, Zainabieh Women’s Hospital, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences
Awards and Fellowships

1995-96       Mammadi Soudavar Memorial Training, United Sates
1995          United Nations’ Family Programs (UNFP), NorPlant Training, Jakarta, Indonesia
1991          Government Sponsored In Vitro Fertilization (IVF) training, Vienna, Austria
1980-1983     Scholarship towards completion of Ob/Gyn. Residency, Ministry of Health and
               Medical Sciences, Iran
1972-1976     Regional Cooperation for Development (RCD) Scholarship; Sponsored by Iran,
              Pakistan and Turkey

Professional Activities

2001-         National Medical Sciences Curricula Evaluator (Representing Fars Province),
               Ministry of Health and Medical Sciences, Iran
2000          Observer, Department of Gyn.-Oncology, University of Mississippi Medical
               Center, Jackson, Ms., USA (Nov.-Dec.).
2000          Training in Use of Advanced Prenatal Sonography Techniques on High Risk
               Pregnant Patients, Univ. of Miss. Med. Center, Jackson, Ms., USA (Dec. 2-6).
2000          Post Graduate Training in Prenatalogy, Biloxi (Dec. 7-8), offered by the Dept. of
               Ob.-Gyn., Univ. of Miss. Med. Center
2000-         The First International IVF Meeting, Tehran, Iran (October,?)
2000-         Member, Association for Iran’s Infertile
2000-         Member, International Society for Alzheimer Patients
2000-         Member, Association for Supporting Cancer Patients
1999-         Associate Editor, Journal of Ob./Gyn., Mashhah University of Medical Sciences
1998-         Originator, Breast and Cervical Cancers Workshops in collaboration with the
                Office of Health for Fars Providence, Shiraz
1997          Workshop, Urogyneocology, School of Medical Sciences, Washington University
               in St. Louis (spring)
1997          Obstetrics and Gyneocolgy Annual Meeting, School of Med. Sciences,
               Washington Univ. in St. Louis (spring)
1997-         Member, Committee for improving library and computer lab facilities
1997-         Member, Committee for Studying Ob./Gyn. Residency Programs in Iran, Ministry
               of Health and Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
1986-         Examiner, Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Ministry of Health and Medical
               Sciences, Iran
1990-         Associate Editor, Nabz (“the pulse”), a monthly journal of medical sciences, Iran
1983-         Academic Advisor, over 30 Masters and MD theses and dissertations, Shiraz
               University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz
1993          Originator, the first IVF Center in Southern Iran
1994-         Member, Committee for controlling medical prescriptions
1994-         Member, Committee of Continuous Medical Education (CME) for Fars Province
1998-1999     Committee on Curriculum Design for Continuous Medical Education in the field
               of Ob./Gyn., representing Fars Medical Schools
1992-1993      Chair, Committee, evaluating scientific merits of articles submitted to the
                 Conference on Surgery in Fars, Shiraz, Iran
                 Committee, evaluating scientific merits of articles submitted to the Sixth
                   International Congress of Geographic Medicine on Fertility and Infertility,
                   Tehran, Iran
1993           Participant, Workshop on Designing Medical Tests, Shiraz, Iran
1991           Provided several workshops on Research Methodology; Continuing Medical
               Education; Seminars on Breast Feeding, and Methods of Teaching in Medicine--
                 sponsored by the World Health Organization (WHO).
1990-          Member, Committee for Ob./Gyn. Malpractices, Fars Province.
1990-          Member, Fars Medical Council.
1989-1990      Originator and promoter of Tubal Ligation (TL) practices in Southern Iran

Research Activities, Presentations and Publications

Sarraf, Zahra and M. Shahbazi (2008). Jayekih zanan dastrasi bih pizish nadarand (Where
Women Have No Doctor: A Health Guide for Women by Hesperian Foundation, Berkeley, CA).
A 586-pages-long book translated from English into Persian/Farci. In Press.

Physical Inactivity, Shifting Social Determinants of Health, and the Health Status of a Newly
Settled Nomadic People in southern Iran. Presented, College of Public Service’s Brown Bag in
Jackson State University, April 28, 2008. Zahra Sarraf and M. Shahbazi.

Shahaabaiz, M. and Z. Sarraf (2008). Physical Inactivity, Shifting Social Determinants of Health,
and the Health Status of a Newly Settled Nomadic People in southern Iran. Society for Public
Health Education’s Mid-Year Scientific Conference, Chicago, IL. Poster Presentation and
Abstract Published: Program Book, Page 46-47.

Hegland, ME, Z. Sarraf, and M. Shahbazi (2008). Modernisation and Social Change: The Impact
on Iranian Elderly Social Networks and Care Systems. The Journal of Anthropology of the
Middle East (AME) – A Berghahn Journal. Issue 2, Vol. 2. Winter 2007: 55-73.

Sarraf, Z., Goldberg, D., Shahbazi, M. et al. (2005). Nutritional Status of Schoolchildren in Rural
Iran. British Journal of Nutrition. Vol. 94, 390-396.

Women’s Health in Developing Countries, School of Health Science, Jackson State University,
Jackson, Mississippi (presented to student/faculty). January 16, 2007.

Sexually Transmitted Diseases and College Students. School of Health Science, Jackson State
University, Jackson, Mississippi (presented MPH/DrPH students/faculty). September 9, 2007.

The Significance of Social and Emotional Support for Women Suffering from Cancer, School of
Health Science, Jackson State University, February 3, 2006

Pregnancy Complications during Early and Late Reproductive Age, School of Public Health,
Jackson State University, July 11, 2005
Children Health Status in Islamic Republic of Iran. School of Public Health, Jackson State
University, September 29, 2004

Shahbazi, M. and Z. Sarraf (2002). Jayekih zanan dastrasi bih pizish nadarand (Where Women
Have No Doctor: A Health Guide for Women by Hesperian Foundation, Berkeley, CA). A
100-pages-long booklet prepared for Afghan Women. Funded by Hesperain Foundation, CA
(USA).

Sarraf, Zahra (2002). Presentation on Application of Colposcopy in Female Genital Cancer,
Tabriz University. Tabriz (Iran).

Shahbazi, M. and Z. Sarraf (2002). HIV/AIDS History and Reported Risky Behaviors of
Imprisoned Population in Iran: A Medical-Anthropological Reconstruction of Sociohistorical
Factors, The Researcher, Jackson State University. Winter Issue.

Sarraf, Z. and M. Shahbazi (2002). Prevalence of Anemia Among the Oashqua’i Tribespeople in
Southern Iran. The International Union of Anthropological and Ethnological Sciences (IUAES), June
7-12, Moscow-Sukhanovo, Russia. (Presented, Abstract Published.)

Shahbazi, M., Z. Sarraf, etc. al. (2002) Wasted and Stunted Schoolchildren in Southern Iran.
International School Health, American Public Health Association (APHA’s) 130th Annual
Meeting, Philadelphia. Paper Presented.

Sarraf, Z. and M. Shahbazi (2002) Comparative Retrospective Study of Different Treatment
Protocols for Polycystic Ovarian Cases in Southern Iran. Middle East Infertility Society 9th
Annual Meeting, Cairo, Egypt (Oct 30-Non 2002). (Presented, Abstract published).

Shahbazi, M. and Z. Sarraf (2002). Prevalence of Anemia Among the Oashqua’i Tribespeople in
Southern Iran. The International Union of Anthropological and Ethnological Sciences (IUAES), June
7-12, Moscow-Sukhanovo, Russia. (Presented, Abstract Published.)

Sarraf, Z. and M. Shahbazi (2001). A Search- Based Report on Alzheimer's Disease and Those
Suffering From It. Shiraz E-Medical Journal. Vol. 2, No. 6 (November/December Issue).

Shahbazi, M. and Z. Sarraf (2001). A Survey of Iranian Women on Menopause and HRT.
XVIITH World Conference on Health Promotion and Health Education, Paris (France), July,
15-20. (Presented and Abstract Published.)

Shahbazi, M. and Z. Sarraf (2000). Health Perception of an In-transitional Population in Iran.
American Public Health Association (APHA’s) 128th Annual Meeting), Boston. (Presented,
Abstract Published.)

Shahbazi, M. and Z. Sarraf (2000). Risky Behavior of an Imprisoned Population in Iran, Middle
East Studies Association (MESA), Orlando (Florida). (Presented.)
Shahbazi, M. and Z. Sarraf (1999). Sociocultural Barriers, Sexually Transmitted Diseases
(STD)- HIV; and AIDS in Iran: What Do We Know?” American Public Health Association
(APHA’s) 127th Annual Meeting), Chicago. (Presented and Abstract Published.)

Shahbazi, M. and Z. Sarraf (2000). Aids And Drug Use In Iran: What Do We Know?” Middle
East Association’s 34th Annual Meeting, Orlando (Nov. 16-19), presentation.

Keshavarz, H. and Z. Sarraf (1997). Qashqa’i Tribeswomen and Their Health. Review
Epidemiol Sante Publique. Sep;45(4):279-85.

Herzog, T., Z. Sarraf, et al. (1997). The Value of CA-125 in the Fellow-up of Patients with
Ovarian Tumors of Low Malignant Potential (LMP)”, Society of Gynecologic Oncology.
(Presented, abstract published.)

Sarraf, Z. and H. Keshavarz (1994). Prevalence of Pregnancy and Delivery Complication
Among Qashqa’i Tribeswomen. Nabz (“the pulse”), a monthly journal of medical sciences,
Iran.

Sarraf, Z. et al. (1994). Social, Economic and Demographic Studies of Women Referred to
Zainabieh Training Center for a Volunteer Tubal Ligation, 1992-94.” Nabz, (a monthly journal
of medical sciences, Iran).

Sarraf, Zahra (1994). A Study of Medical Clinical Students’ Views and Beliefs on Marriage.
University of Shiraz Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran. (Presented.)

Keshavarz, H. and Z. Sarraf (1993). Determining Fetal Age Through Sonography and
Comparing it with the Similar Findings in Other Countries.” Pediatric Gynecology, Annual
Congress of Iranian Association of Sergeants, Tehran, Iran. (Presented.)

Sarraf, Z. and H. Keshavarz (1993). Interpretation of Breech Delivery in Hafiz Hospital.
University of Shiraz Medical Sciences, Shiraz. (Presented.)

1995- Ongoing Annual Presentations on Various Aspect of Gynecologic-oncology, Iran’s
       Surgeons’ Association, Tehran (Iran)

1993 Intra-Uterine Insemination (IUI) with Husbands’ Washed Sperm. (Presented to several
       medical institutions in Iran.)
   1993 Reviewed Articles:
              “Diagnosis and Treatment of Patients with Primary Amenorrhea.”
              “Tubal Factors in Inferility.” Nabz, a monthly journal of medical sciences, Iran.

1992 Efficacy and Acceptability of the Minipill (Exluton) among Lactating Mothers in
      Shiraz. (Unpublished Research.)

 1992 “Investigating the Causes of Infertility.” Fars Fertility Centers, Fars Province.
      (Research.)
 1992 Fetal Monitoring. Hamadan University of Medical Sciences, Hamadan, Iran.
      (Presented.)
 1991 World Health Organization’s Affiliated Workshop on Breastfeeding.
 1991 Investigation of the Incidence of Post-Delivery Anomalies on Women with over Five
      Deliveries. (Unpublished Research.)
 1991 The Significance of Moderate and Sever Inflammation on Class I Pap smear.
      (Unpublished Research.)

Kehavarz, H., Z. Sarraf, et al. (1991). Prevalence Study of Pathological Finding of Cervix and
Its Related Factors Among Qashqa’i Tribeswomen. (Unpublished Research.)

Sarraf, Z. (1990 Maternal Mortality in Zainabieh Women’s Hospital. Nabz, a monthly journal of
medical sciences, Iran.

 1990 Breech versus Cesarean Deliveries: A Comparative Study between Patients Admitted to
      Hafiz and Zainabieh Hospital, 1988-90. (Unpublished Research.)

 1989 Management of Prematured Rupture of Membrane (PROM) between 20-36 Weeks of
      Gestation. (Unpublished Research.)

 1989 Iatrogenic Neonatal and Maternal Hyponotrumia Following Oxytocin and Aqueous
      Glucose Infusion During Labor. University of Shiraz’s Annual Faculty Congress.
       (Presented.)

 1989 Uterine Anomalies and Outcomes of Pregnancy by Conservative Management
      Treatment versus Surgery. (Unpublished Research.)

 1985-88 Reviewed Articles:
          *“Carcinoma of the Cervix”
          “IVF-E.”
          “Placental Hormones.” - Articles were submitted to Iran’s Ministry of Health
            and Medical Sciences (policy making) officials. * All in the Nabz, Iran.
  1986 Cesarean Hysterectomy. University of Shiraz Medical Sciences. (Presneted.)

   1980 Prognosis of Labor in 200 Patients in Shiraz, Iran. (Unpublished Research.)

   1980 Causes of Maternal Morbidity and Mortality among the Patients of Zainabieh
        Hospital. Shiraz, Iran. (Unpublished Research.)

Professional Membership
2002-03       Reviewing Member, Scientific Committee for International Oncology Congress,
              Tabriz University, Tabriz (Iran)
2002-03       Reviewing Member, Scientific Committee for International Oncology Congress,
              Shiraz University, Shiraz (Iran)
2002          Reviewing Member, Scientific Committee for International Anesthesiology
              Congress, Shiraz (Iran)
2000-         International Union of Health Education (IUPE)
2000-2002     American Association of Obstetrics and Gynecology
1997-2000     American Public Health Association (APHA)
1994-         American Association of Gynecological Laparoscopists (AAGL)
1991-         Fars Province Cancer Society, Iran
1992-         Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR), Iran
1990-         Medical Emergency in Fars Province, Iran
1982-         Iran Medical and Dental Council
1978-         Pakistan Medical and Dental Council

Language
Farci/Persian, English, Urdu (fluent), French and Arabic (basic knowledge for professional uses).

								
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