Vice President
Dr Alireza Shoghli
Vice president for Research and Technology - Zanjan University of Medical Sciences
Associate Professor of Health Services Management

Email address:
Phone number: 024-33420677
Fax: 024-33424770

Address: ZUMS Central Office, Azadi Square, Zanjan, Zanjan.
In 2002, in order to develop and promote educational and research activities, the Deputy of Education and Research underwent a transition by splitting into two independent deputies; The Research Council in this deputy deals with setting general policy for the research. The HSR Council facilitates research on the health systems by encouraging research by the staff.
The IT Council that sets regulations for electronics communications and information policies is a department of the research deputy under the supervision of the president of the university.
Medical Ethics Committees and the committee for foreign scientific resources provision are counted among the important committees of the Research deputy.
Since the end of 2002, the University's major academic journal has received international scientific degree and the editorial council and the editorial board regularly hold a meeting and examine the quality of submitted scientific articles and sort them for publication in the journal. The Electronic Communication and Information Division of the University has been launched since 1999parallel to the development of information and communication technologies country wide. In line with the technology advancements in medical sciences, the deputy of research and technology is proceeding and obtaining great success. After being selected as a Pilot for implementing Demographic Research Project in 2002, the deputy ranked first among the 13 implementing universities and was selected by the ministry of health to supervise, guide, and instruct some 23 universities by 2004.
The clinical research department plays its major role in promoting and facilitating student research. The research and technology deputy has the following management divisions:
Information Management Office
Research Management Office
Academic and International Relations Office
Central Library
Publication Office
 Office of Relations with Industry 
The Office of ZUMS’s Academic Journal