TUMS School of Public Health is the first modern center for medical training in Iran founded in 1851. It was a part of the Institute for Higher Education (Dar-ol-Fonoon). The School of Medicine was established as a part of the University of Tehran in 1934. After the Islamic Revolution, medical and associated departments were separated from the Ministry of Higher Education and incorporated in the Ministry of Health, Treatment and Medical Education. Accordingly, since 1986, all the medical and associated schools of the University of Tehran have carried on their activities independently as Tehran University of Medical Sciences and Health Services (T.U.M.S.).
It is the oldest and the most outstanding medical center in the I.R. of IRAN; is one of the countrys top research universities, receiving an annual grant of over 300 billion Rials from the government; accepts applications from only the most qualified Iranian high school graduates who have already passed the National Entrance Exam and very top students from abroad; has more students in medical based courses than any other higher education institution in Iran; has the largest Medical, Dental, Pharmacy, Rehabilitation, Allied Medical Sciences, Public Health, Nursing and Midwifery schools in Iran
The Department of International Relations which is under the supervision of the Vice-Chancellor for Research has signed agreements with many universities and organizations in the world and tries to expand scientific and cultural ties worldwide. Therefore, a number of students from other countries are studying at T.U.M.S. The university is constantly visited by scientists of other countries, and it supports numerous international seminars and conferences. T.U.M.S. is ready to participate in joint research projects and collaborations with universities all around the world and welcomes all scientists in this regard
The following is the list of scholars from TUMS School of Public Health who contributed and/or serves as editors for one or more OMICS International journals and conferences