Iran Cohort Consortium (ICC)

Iran Cohort Consortium (ICC) is a virtual network of governmental and non-governmental centers for research, training, industrial activities and services approved by authorities and also scientific societies and individuals that are aligned with respect to their mission in the field of design, implementation, monitoring and analysis of cohort studies and other related studies to come together for collaboration in research.

Mission:

Organizing, targeting and empowering units in the area of cohort studies and other related studies in medical sciences for special assignments in line with the needs of health systems to knowledge production and policy making. Responding to the needs of users and clients with a view to reducing the burden of disease and crop production in order to improve health.

Goals:

– Resolving the problems in the health sector through designing, implementation, monitoring, data aggregation and analysis of cohort and other related studies.
– Determining national research priorities in line with the network mission.
– Integration of research among the research units in order to prevent parallel works and additional costs.
– Building and strengthening team working spirit among researchers and stakeholders.
– Establishing international cooperation with global research networks.
– Promoting in qualitative and quantitative levels of research with regards to the optimal use and ease of information, resources, facilities and equipment in research centers of the network.
– Increasing synergy through the mission-oriented membership in the network.
– Strengthening communication with industry

Components:

-Founding board

-General Assembly

-Strategic committee

-Head

-Council of education and research

– Secretariat

Organization

  • 1

    Board of founder

  • 2

    General Assembly

    2

  • 3

    ICC Strategic Committee

  • 4

    Educational and Research Committee

    4

  • 5

    Director (Freidoun Azizi)

    Distinguished Professor of Endocrinology & Metabolism, School of Medicine, Endocrine Research Center,Research Institute for Endocrine Sciences, Ayatollah Taleghani Hospital, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences

  • 6

    Secretory General (Davood Khalili)

    Associate Professor of Epidemiology, Prevention of Metabolic Disorders Research Center, Research Institute for Endocrine Sciences, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences

    6

  • 7

    Executive Secretary (Golshan Amirshekari)

    Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Research Institute for Endocrine Science

  • 8

    Scientific Secretory (Fatemeh Koohi)

    Ph.D. Candidate in Epidemiology, School of public health and safety, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences

    8

Board of founder

  • Ministry of Health and Medical Education, Deputy of Research and Technology
  • Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Research Institute for Endocrine Sciences
  • Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Digestive Disease Research Institute
  • Ministry of Health and Medical Education, Center for non-communicable diseases control
  • Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan Cardiovascular Research Institute
  • World Health Organization, Eastern Mediterranean Region Office in IRAN
  • Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Child Growth and development Research Center
  • Iranian Epidemiological Association
  • Golestan University of Medical Sciences
  • Shahroud University of Medical Sciences, Deputy of Research and Technology
  • Bushehr University of Medical Sciences, The Persian Gulf Biomedical Sciences Research Institute
  • Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Non Communicable Diseases Research Center
  • Babol University of Medical Sciences, Social Determinants of Health Research Center
  • Hamadan University of Medical Sciences, Vice chancellor for research & technology,
    Brucellosis Research Center
  • Ahvaz Jundishapur University of Medical Sciences, Nutrition and Metabolic Disease Research Center

General Assembly

  • Tehran Lipid and Gloucose Study
  • Isfahan Cohort Study
  • Golestan Cohort Study
  • CASPIAN Study
  • Shahroud Eye Cohort Study
  • Shahroud School Children Eye Cohort Study
  • Shahroud Driver Cohort Study
  • Kerman Coronary Artery Diseases Risk Factor Study-KERCADRS
  • Amirkola Health and Ageing Project
  • Qazvin Metabolic Diseases Study
  • Pars Cohort Study
  • Behvarz Health Study
  • Surveillance of Risk Factors of Non-Communicable Diseases in Iran: STEPs 2016
  • Subclinical thyroid dysfunctions and pregnancy and neonatal outcomes
  • Bushehr Elderly Health Program
  • Vitamin D deficiency and Pregnancy and neonatal outcomes
  • Hamadan Brucellosis Cohort Study
  • Isfahan Thyroid Cohort Study
  • Isfahan Diabetes Prevention Cohort
  • MASHAD Study
  • Clinical Trial Center (CTC), Tehran University of Medical Sciences
  • Clinical Trial Center (IUM-CTC), Iran University Medical Sciences
  • Iranian Epidemiological Association
  • PERSIAN Cohort Study
    • Guilan Cohort Study
    • Fasa Cohort Study
    • Kharameh Cohort Study
    • Azar Cohort Study
    • Ravansar Cohort Study
    • Iranian Youth Cohort Study
    • Shahedieh Cohort Study
    • Mazandaran Cohort Study
    • Rafsanjan Cohort Study
    • Zahedan Cohort Study
    • Hoveizeh Cohort Study
    • Bandare Kong Cohort Study
    • Shahrekord Cohort Study
    • Ardabil Cohort Study
    • Rafsanjan Youth Cohort Study
    • Urmia Lake Cohort Study
    • Sabzvar Cohort Study
    • Kavar Cohort Study
    • Dena Cohort Study
    • Rafsanjan Birth Cohort Study
    • Iran University Medical Sciences, Health of Employees Cohort study
    • Mashhad University of Medical Sciences and Ferdowsi University Organizational Cohort Study
    • Shahid Beheshti University Medical Sciences, Health of Employees Cohort study
    • Cohort Study of SUMS Employees’ Health
    • TUMS Employees Cohort Study

ICC Strategic Committee

Educational and Research Committee