S Afshin Shorofi
Deputy Head, Traditional & Complementary Medicine Research Center
Mazandaran University of Medical Sciences, Iran
Dr S.Afshin Shorofi has attained his PhD from Flinders University of South Australia, where he subsequently started working as a Research Associate in Health Care for Older People. He is currently an Adjunct Research Fellow at Flinders University (Australia), and an Assistant Professor at Mazandaran University of Medical Sciences (MUMS-Iran). In addition, Afshin is the deputy head of the Traditional & Complementary Medicine Research Center and the Center for History & Ethics Studies at MUMS. Afshin is holding adjunct academic positions in two research centers at MUMS, Traditional & Complementary Medicine Research Center and Orthopedic Research Center. He is nationally well known for his publications so that he has published 17 books in the fields of Nursing, Midwifery and Medicine irrespective of his papers in peer-reviewed journals. Afshin is also serving several well-reputed journals as an editorial board member or editorial advisory board member. Afshin has been awarded prizes and honors for teaching excellence, outstanding research and overall academic achievement.
Aged care; complementary and alternative medicine; holistic care; research issues in health; pain management; and palliative care