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Background of Department of Parasitology and Mycology
Before 1992, faculty members of field of parasitology and mycology were members of Department of Pathology and Laboratory Sciences. From that year onward, the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Sciences was divided into two independent departments of laboratory sciences and pathology. In addition, the Department of Laboratory Sciences was divided into three departments of microbiology and virology, hematology and blood bank and parasitology and mycology at that time. Each of the mentioned departments initiated their independent work, and Department of Parasitology and Mycology is now independently performing activities with its five faculty members.
Aim of Department of Parasitology and Mycology
The aim of formation of department of parasitology and mycology is teaching medical parasitology and mycology to students of medicine, paramedicine and related fields at various grades, from associate degree to PhD according to approved program of ministry of health, treatment and medical education and headquarters for cultural revolution and research.