The Department of Clinical Nutrition at School of Nutritional Sciences and Ditetics provides nutrition services to all areas of the campus. Departmental team members include clinical dietitians, clinical dietitian specialists, senior clinical dietitians and the director for clinical nutrition. The department offers comprehensive nutritional assessment, intervention and education to patients and their families.
The Department is an international centre for specialist teaching and research in clinical and public health aspects of exercise and nutrition sciences. We are one of the best providers of Postgraduate nutrition programs in the IRAN.
This includes specialism in nutrition and dietetics, cardiovascular health and rehabilitation, obesity and weight management, human nutrition, public health nutrition, sports nutrition and physical activity expertise.
The Department offers high quality Masters and taught research degree programs delivered by a team of leading edge practitioners, researchers and academics from across the IRAN.
I am surrounded, proud and honored, by a strong academic and technical staffs and enriched scientific environment, and welcome all aspects of scientific collaboration with all scientific communities concerned with nutrition and health issues of individuals and communities, especially clinical issues.
Dr. Seyed Ali Keshavarz (professor)
The Department of Clinical Nutrition:
• provides ongoing education in all aspects of nutrition
• prevents or minimizes the presence of malnutrition that often accompanies acute or chronic diseases
• Prevents malnutrition for all admitted patients in hospital
• Participates in improving health care in population.
Research Centres & Laboratories
Laboratory of Clinical Nutrition is one of the school’s laboratories aiming to determine the rate of energy metabolism in different situations such as resting period or physical activity.
Other objectives of this laboratory are to determine the body composition by using different methods such as BI (Bioelectric Impedance), as well as working with the calipers. In this laboratory, phlebotomy step is also done.