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School of Health Sciences



SUMS School of Health Sciences dates back to the 1984 founding of a higher education Institution in Kavar, Fars province, called Kavar Public Health Institution. The Institution, which was affiliated with Shiraz University, trained students in Public Health (A.Sc.) and Medical Records Administration (A.Sc.). In 1989, the Institute was transferred to Shiraz and continued its activities under the Name of the School of Health Sciences. The School, since then, has been offering a diverse range of majors in A.Sc., B.Sc., M.Sc., and Ph.D. degree programs; however, students in the A.Sc. Programs are currently educated at Kavar branch of SUMS School of Health Sciences.


Located on Razi Boulevard in the southeast of Shiraz in an area of 17549 square meters with about 10000 square meters of constructed buildings, the school has currently 42 full-time academic staff within eight departments; Epidemiology, Health Promotion, Vector Biology and Control of Diseases (VBCD), Public Health, Occupational Health and Safety Engineering, Environmental Health engineering, M.P.H., and Ergonomics. Moreover, approximately 681 students are studying in different majors in B.Sc., M.Sc., and Ph.D. levels. In terms of diversity and the number of majors offered, the school is the second-largest health faculty at the national level.




SUMS School of Health Sciences is a leading provider of healthcare education and applied healthcare research, offering outstanding teaching and clinical facilities in the heart of Shiraz. In the following you can find a comprehensive list of the programs offered at SUMS School of Health Sciences:



Program Name

B.Sc. M.Sc. Ph.D.

Ageing Health

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Environmental Health Engineering

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Health Education and Health Promotion

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Medical Entomology and Vector Control

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Occupational Health Engineering

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Campus Facilities

From provisions for research and education through to recreation and welfare facilities showcase SUMS endeavor to make experience at the University as professional and enjoyable as possible. Continual investment in facilities should be made by different schools to contribute to the accomplishment of this goal. Therefore, the School of Health Sciences contains the following facilities available for SUMS community use:  


Educational Facilities

  • 18 classrooms
  • 1 amphitheater with a capacity of 120 persons
  • 1 video conference room
  • 1 conference hall
  • 23 laboratories and equipment including:
  • Human Ergonomics Laboratory
  • Medical Entomology Laboratory
  • Insectarium Laboratory
  • Instrumental Analysis Laboratory
  • Hydraulic Laboratory
  • Microbiology Laboratory
  • Industrial Toxicology Laboratory
  • Waste Management Laboratory
  • Industrial Safety Laboratory
  • Industrial Ventilation Laboratory
  • GIS and Epidemiology Laboratory
  • Mass Media Laboratory
  • Air Pollution Laboratory
  • Physical Factors Laboratory
  • Chemical Factors Laboratory
  • Optical Microscope Laboratory
  • PCR Equipment
  • Environmental Chemistry Site
  • Duplicator
  • Entomology Museum
  • Microscope Connected Computer
  • Aspirator
  • Environmental Spray Equipment
  • 1 Library
  • 2 computing sites
  • 1 GIS center


Recreation and Welfare Facilities

  • A sports club & Gym with separate hours for males and females
  • A multi-purpose sports field in 860 m2
  • Ping-pong tables
  • Praying halls with a capacity of 60 prayers
  • Students’ dining hall with a capacity of 90 seats
  • School Welfare Buffet with printing services and groceries


Contact Details

Dean: Dr. Abooalfazl Azhdarpoor Esfandabadi


Address: School of Health Sciences, Razi Blvd., Shiraz, Iran

Zip Code: 71348-14336

Tel.: (+98 71) 37 25 10 01


For more detailed information please visit School of Health Sciences official website.


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