Amir Sarayani, Pharm.D., M.P.H.

Amir Sarayani

Contact Information:



  • Master of Public Health, School of Public Health, Tehran University of Medical Sciences (TUMS), Tehran, Iran
  • Doctor of Pharmacy, Faculty of Pharmacy, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran

Entry Date into the POP Ph.D. program:  Spring, 2017

Curriculum Vitae

Research Interests

  •  Pharmacoepidemiology
  •  Comparative Safety and Effectiveness Research
  •  Pharmaceutical Policy Evaluation

Professional Experience

  • Graduate Assistant, University of Florida College of Pharmacy (2017 – present)
  • Pharmacy Manager, Institutional Pharmacies, Tehran University of Medical Sciences (2014-2016)
  • Research Associate, Research Center for Rational Use of Drugs, Tehran University of Medical Sciences (2011-2016)
  • Consultant Pharmacist, Drug and Poison Information Center, Tehran University of Medical Sciences (2009-2011)


  • Graduate School Fellowship, University of Florida, 2017
  • Best Reviewer, Pharmacoepidemiology and Drug Safety Online Journal, 2013
  • Award Winning Poster, 2nd Global Symposium on Health Systems Research-China, 2012

Professional Memberships

  • International Netowrk for Rational Use of Drugs, Iran Group,
  • Iranian Medical Council                                                       


  • 16th Iranian Pharmacy Students Seminar, Iran 2011 (oral presentation)
  • 2nd Global Symposium on Health Systems Research, China 2012 (poster presentation)


  1. Sarayani A, Rashidian A, Gholami K, Torkamandi H, Javadi M. Efficacy of continuing education in improving pharmacists’ competencies for providing weight management service: three-arm randomized controlled trial. J Contin Educ Health Prof. 2012;32(3):163-73.
  2. Sarayani A, Jahangard-Rafsanjani Z, Hadjibabaie M, Ahmadvand A, Javadi M, Gholami K. A comprehensive review of adherence to diabetes and cardiovascular medications in Iran; implications for practice and research. J Diabetes Metab Disord. 2013 Dec 20;12(1):57.
  3. Mousavi M, Hayatshahi A, Sarayani A, Hadjibabaie M, Javadi M, Torkamandi H, Gholami K, Ghavamzadeh A. Impact of clinical pharmacist-based parenteral nutrition service for bone marrow transplantation patients: a randomized clinical trial. Support Care Cancer. 2013 Dec;21(12):3441-8.
  4. Sarayani A, Naderi-Behdani F, Hadavand N, Javadi M, Farsad F, Hadjibabaie M, Gholami K. A 3-armed randomized controlled trial of nurses’ continuing education meetings on adverse drug reactions. J Contin Educ Health Prof. 2015 Spring;35(2):123-30.
  5. Jahangard-Rafsanjani Z, Sarayani A, Marzieh Nosrati, Navid Saadat, Arash Rashidian, Javadi M, Gholami K Effect of a community pharmacist-delivered diabetes support program for patients receiving specialty medical care; a randomized controlled trial. Diabetes Educ. 2015 Feb;41(1):127-35

Book Chapters

1. Author of Chapter: Research in Hospital Pharmacy Practice; in: The Principals of Pharmaceutical Services in the Hospital; Editors: Dr. Kheirollah Gholami, Dr. Mohammadreza Javadi, Dr. Kaveh Eslami. DAF Publications, 2012 [Farsi]

2. Author of Chapter: Pharmacotherapy of Overweight and Obesity; in: The Iranian Reference Book of Pharmacotherapy; Editors: Dr. Kheirollah Gholami, Dr. Mohammadreza Javadi, Dr. Sara Mousavi. DAF Publications, 2014 [Farsi]

Additional publications by Amir