:: Visit of the Director of International Relations of University of Santiago (Dr. Enrique Lopez Veloso) from School of Medicine at TUMS
Tuesday 9 December 2014

On the 2nd of December 2014, Dr. Enrique Lopez Veloso, Representative of the European Consortium and the Director of International Relations at University of Santiago visited the office of international relations of school of medicine at TUMS with emphasis on expanding bilateral cooperation and exchange of students in order to expand international collaboration between the two universities.
At the beginning of the visit, Dr. Shahin Akhondzade (Vice Dean for Research and International Affairs of TUMS School of Medicine) hosted Dr. Veloso in his office. He gave a brief report of TUMS and School of Medicine scientific research and studies. He also emphasized on expanding bilateral cooperation and exchange of students between the two universities.
Subsequently, Dr. Tabrizi (Director of International Affairs at the School of Medicine) invited Dr. Veloso to visit the Departments of Basic Sciences.
At first, Dr. Veloso visited the Department of Histology in Anatomy Department and the dissection hall of medical school.
Then they went to the Medical Genetics Department to see the scientific research and studies of this group.
The next destination was the Department of Microbiology and Dr. Feizabadi (faculty member of the Department of Microbiology in School of Medicine). Dr. Feizabadi explained about the potential in the Department of Microbiology in School of Medicine and the Fifteenth International Congress of Microbiology which was so welcomed by Dr. Veloso in order to expand international collaborations.
The last group was the Department of Pharmacology; Dr. Veloso visited Dr. Dehpour (faculty member of the Department of Pharmacology in School of Medicine). They talked about the research interest of the two universities.
In sum, it should be said that Dr. Veloso was one of the representatives among 5 universities of Spain that he had a 3-day trip to Iran in order to expand the cooperation with the top five universities of Iran including TUMS, IUMS, Tehran University, Sharif University and Amirkabir University.
Finally, he gave a brochure of MARHABA Scholarship (www.usc.es/marhaba) to Dr. Tabrizi and Dr. Tabrizi distributed it among Educational Groups and Hospitals of School of Medicine.