Michigan State University
Prof. Nassiri is a former Associate Dean of Global Health at the Michigan State University (MSU). He also served as MSU director of Institute of International Health. He is currently a faculty member of the departments of Pharmacology and Toxicology, and, Family and Community Medicine, and, lecturer in Global Health, Infectious Diseases and Tropical Medicine. He currently works on international public health issues relating to infectious diseases and tropical medicine and has expertise in global health. He has made contributions in various fields of medical sciences including clinical investigation and health education. On the basis of his extensive experience and expertise in chronic infectious diseases including HIV/AIDS, TB as well as antimicrobial resistance and human gut microbiome, he developed clinical research programs in Brazil, South Africa, Haiti, Dominican Republic and Mexico. He had served as editorial board member for the journal of HIV and AIDS Review. He is currently on editorial board member numerous peer-reviewed journals including J. of AIDS Patient Care and STDs, and International Journal of Global Health. Prof. Nassiri has delivered seminar presentations on Antibiotic Resistance, Tropical Medicine, HIV/AIDS, TB, Global Health and public health interventions in numerous national and international conferences and workshops. He is internationally recognized for his work in the areas of building effective international partnerships particularly in global health, community health, clinical care capacity building, and technical assistance mechanism. He has developed academic and research partnership programs with Federal University of Para Institute of Tropical Medicine in Belem, Brazil.