Mashhad University of Medical Sciences
MUMS (Mashhad University of Medical Sciences)is located in Mashhad city, which is the capital of the biggest province of Iran, Khorasan. The city lies on a plain between two mountain ranges of Binaloud and Hezarmasjed, mashhad Faculty of Medicine was officially opened on Nov. 23, 1949 by Dr Zanganeh, the minister of culture. The school started out with 61 students, one associate professor and seven tutors. In 1956, when the school of Arts opened, the two schools merged together to form the University of Mashhad. In 1989, the faculties offering Medical Sciences' degrees across the country separated from the Ministry of Culture and Higher Education. New emerging Medical Universities have gone under management of Ministry of Health, Treatment and Medical Education. Thus the original University of Mashhad was divided into two independent universities: "Ferdowsi University of Mashhad" and "Mashhad University of Medical Sciences'.
Mashhad University of Medical Sciences operates at present with7 vice chancellery, 8 faculties, 32 hospitals, 179 rural and 147 urban health centers. In 2001, 7000 students were enrolled full-time. It covers an enormous area stretching from the north east to the central parts of the country, which makes it the largest university of Medical Sciences providing health care and treatment services.
With 620 teaching staff, 1700 MDs with different specialties, 140 dentists, 130 pharmacists and 25402 employees, the university provides health care and medical services to the area's large population as well as to over 25 million tourists a year.
It covers an enormous area stretching from the north east to the central parts of the country, which makes it the largest university of Medical Sciences providing health care and treatment services.The university is currently ranked as one of the best in the Middle East. In 2001, its department of Medicine was ranked first among the Iranian universities. The latest rankings put Mashhad University in 3rd place nationally.
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