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Midwifery Department

 | Post date: 2017/05/22 | 

Midwifery field was first commissioned in Salameh Higher School of Midwifery in 1970 in Tehran to train manpower and 17 Shahrivar Higher School of Midwifery continued its activity in 1983 and following enactment of universities of medical sciences, School of Nursing and Midwifery of Iran Medical Center started its educational activity in 1986 by merging 8 educational institutes in different levels of nursing and midwifery fields (such as Salameh Higher School of Midwifery and 17 Shahrivar Higher School of Midwifery) as School of Nursing and Midwifery of Iran University of Medical Sciences affiliated to Ministry of Health and Medical Education. This school trained student since 1987 in associate’s levels (for 2 years) and bachelor’s level and after receiving license for establishment of master’s course of nursing in 1989, it has trained student in this educational course since 1990 up to now. At present, there are five majors of Midwifery Education, Maternal and Child Health, Community-based Midwifery, Forensic Midwifery and Management in midwifery.

Midwifery Continuing Education Office started working in May 2007 to cover all graduates of midwifery for promoting and updating scientific awareness level, professional skills and also promoting quality continually. At present, this office continues its activity as reliable and dynamic reference to train the people employed in this field by holding workshops and educational seminars.

The field was revised in bachelor’ degree in Ministry of Health and Medical Education in 2003 and executed after revising it again in the second semester of 2010-2011. Establishment of Midwifery Intragroup Evaluation Committee since 23 September 2009 and establishment of Midwifery Educational Committee since 2008 are one of the other activities of this school in the field of midwifery. The other activities of the faculty board members out of the organization are activity in State Committees of Ministry of Health and Medical Education and attaining university awards in Shahid Motahari State Educational Festival and national reward as the first organization in education sector of Ministry of Health and Medical Education. At present, members of faculty board include 10 persons in different levels (8 persons) of trainer and (2 persons) assistant professor.

This field has created scientific communication with local and foreign known organizations since 2001 to respond to increased demand for entering higher education by using capacities optimally and supporting public participations by diversifying way of presenting higher education and based on major higher education policies in the third development plan and these actions will continue based on the fourth economic, social and cultural development plan of Islamic Republic of Iran. 



Academic Rank

Dr. Z. Behboodi

Assistant Professor

F. Jahdi

Lecturer (Head of Dept.)

Dr. N. Akbari

Assistant Professor

H. Sadeghi


S. Taavoni


L. Amini

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