Arash Alaei

Arash Alaei, MD

Dr. Alaei focuses on HIV/AIDS and harm reduction of drug use in the Middle East, including in Turkey, Iran, Afghanistan, Iraq, and Saudi Arabia.

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Arash Alaei, MD
Clinical Associate Professor
 

School of Public Health
Department: Health Policy, Management and Behavior

Address:
1400 Washington Avenue, Room 365
Phone:
518- 442-2586

 

Education

MD Isfahan University of Medical Sciences
Medical Internship Shahid Behesti University of Medical Sciences

Research Interests

Experience in the field influenced Dr. Alaei to focus his research on the intersection between health policy management; program development, implementation, and evaluation; patient advocacy, communication, education and care; and health diplomacy. In particular, Dr. Alaei focuses on HIV/AIDS and harm reduction of drug use in the Middle East, including in Turkey, Iran, Afghanistan, Iraq, and Saudi Arabia.

Additional Information

Courses Frequently Taught:

POS/SPH 272 Health and Human Rights: an Interdisciplinary Approach (Honors College)
POS 486/586 Health and Human Rights: an Interdisciplinary Approach

Center Affiliations:

Associate Director, Global Institute for Health and Human Rights
Associate Director, International Academic Program

Publications

  • Kamiar Alaei, Arash Alaei, Vira Ameli, et al. Differential Risk Factors for Non-injecting and Injecting Drug Users in Kermanshah City, Iran. International Society of Addiction Medicine (ISAM) Conference Kuala Lumpur 2013.Nov.2013. PB-01
  • Alaei A; Alaei K. Drug users need more choices at addiction treatment facilities. British Medical Journal (BMJ). 22 March 2013;346:f1520
  • Alaei A; Alaei K. Health Diplomacy, a case study: An AIDS Prevention and Treatment Initiative in the Middle East. Global Health and Diplomacy. Sept. 2012 p 40-43.
  • Alaei K; Alaei A. HIV/AIDS and Addiction in Iran. From a long time denial to breaking the silence. Johns Hopkins undergraduate public health research journal Epidemic Proportions. Jan.2007.
  • Alaei K; Alaei A; Rouzbeh Jahangiri. Women, Gender, and Sex work in Iran. Encyclopedia on Women and Islamic Culture. 2006. Volume IV.
  • Tabarsi, P., Mansouri, D., Edrissian, O., Alaei, A., Amiri, M., & Mirsaeidi, S. M. (2006). Perianal tuberculosis in an HIV-positive patient. Eastern Mediterranean Health Journal, 12(6), 923.
  • Alaei A; Alaei K. Women, Gender, and HIV/AIDS in Iran. Encyclopedia on Women and Islamic Culture. 2004. Volume III: p7-9.
  • Alaei K; Alaei A; Mansoori D. Reduction of clinical Tuberculosis in HIV infected males with Isoniazid prophylaxis. Eastern Mediterranean Health Journal (EMHJ) Nov. 2002.Vol8; 6:754-757.
  • Alaei K; Mansoori D; Alaei A. Thrombocytopenia in HIV infected patients, Islamic Republic of Iran. Eastern Mediterranean Health Journal EMHJ Nov.2002.Vol8;6:758-764.
  • Alaei K.; Alaei A.; Mansoori D.; Shoshani B. Depression and anxiety in HIV-infected patients submitted to HIVIIDU Counseling & Care Center of Kermanshah province during April 2002.Journal of Psychosomatic Research, Volume 55, Number 2, August 2003, pp. 156.