Ali Mirzazadeh, PhD, MD, MPH

TitleAssistant Professor
SchoolUCSF School of Medicine
DepartmentEpidemiology & Biostatistics
Address550 16th. Street
San Francisco CA 94158
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    1. Mirzazadeh A, Evans JL, Hahn JA, Jain J, Briceno A, Shiboski S, Lum PJ, Bentsen C, Davis G, Shriver K, Dimapasoc M, Stone M, Busch MP, Page K. Continued Transmission of HIV Among Young Adults Who Inject Drugs in San Francisco: Still Room for Improvement. AIDS Behav. 2017 Nov 22. PMID: 29168067.
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    2. Sharifi H, Karamouzian M, Baneshi MR, Shokoohi M, Haghdoost A, McFarland W, Mirzazadeh A. Population size estimation of female sex workers in Iran: Synthesis of methods and results. PLoS One. 2017; 12(8):e0182755. PMID: 28796847.
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    3. Mirzazadeh A, Biggs MA, Viitanen A, Horvath H, Wang LY, Dunville R, Barrios LC, Kahn JG, Marseille E. Do School-Based Programs Prevent HIV and Other Sexually Transmitted Infections in Adolescents? A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis. Prev Sci. 2017 Aug 08. PMID: 28786046.
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    4. Shokoohi M, Noori A, Karamouzian M, Sharifi H, Khajehkazemi R, Fahimfar N, Hosseini-Hooshyar S, Kazerooni PA, Mirzazadeh A. Remaining Gap in HIV Testing Uptake Among Female Sex Workers in Iran. AIDS Behav. 2017 Aug; 21(8):2401-2411. PMID: 28688031.
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    5. Sharifi H, Shokoohi M, Ahmad RafieiRad A, Sargolzaie Moghadam M, Haghdoost AA, Mirzazadeh A, Karamouzian M. Methamphetamine Use among Iranian Youth: A Population-based Knowledge, Attitude, and Practice study. Subst Use Misuse. 2017 Jul 29; 52(9):1232-1239. PMID: 28605272.
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    6. Karamouzian M, Mirzazadeh A, Rawat A, Shokoohi M, Haghdoost AA, Sedaghat A, Shahesmaeili A, Sharifi H. Injection drug use among female sex workers in Iran: Findings from a nationwide bio-behavioural survey. Int J Drug Policy. 2017 Jun; 44:86-91. PMID: 28478309.
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    7. Jorjoran Shushtari Z, Noroozi A, Mirzazadeh A, Ahounbar E, Hajbi A, Najafi M, Bazrafshan A, Farhadi MH, Farhoudian A, Higgs P, Shahboulagh FM, Waye K, Noroozi M. Comparing Characteristics of Early-Onset Injection Drug Users to Those With Late-Onset Injection in Kermanshah, Iran. Subst Use Misuse. 2017 May 12; 52(6):754-759. PMID: 28157414.
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    8. Sharifi H, Mirzazadeh A, Noroozi A, Marshall BD, Farhoudian A, Higgs P, Vameghi M, Mohhamadi Shahboulaghi F, Qorbani M, Massah O, Armoon B, Noroozi M. Patterns of HIV Risks and Related Factors among People Who Inject Drugs in Kermanshah, Iran: A Latent Class Analysis. J Psychoactive Drugs. 2017 Jan-Mar; 49(1):69-73. PMID: 27937534.
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    9. Karamouzian M, Mirzazadeh A, Shokoohi M, Khajehkazemi R, Sedaghat A, Haghdoost AA, Sharifi H. Lifetime Abortion of Female Sex Workers in Iran: Findings of a National Bio-Behavioural Survey In 2010. PLoS One. 2016; 11(11):e0166042. PMID: 27861487.
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    10. Tsui JI, Mirzazadeh A, Hahn JA, Maher L, Bruneau J, Grebely J, Hellard M, Kim AY, Shoukry NH, Cox AL, Prins M, Dore GJ, Lauer G, Lloyd AR, Page K. The effects of alcohol on spontaneous clearance of acute hepatitis C virus infection in females versus males. Drug Alcohol Depend. 2016 Dec 01; 169:156-162. PMID: 27816863.
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    11. Najafipour H, Shokoohi M, Yousefzadeh G, Sarvar Azimzadeh B, Moshtaghi Kashanian G, Bagheri MM, Mirzazadeh A. Prevalence of dyslipidemia and its association with other coronary artery disease risk factors among urban population in Southeast of Iran: results of the Kerman coronary artery disease risk factors study (KERCADRS). J Diabetes Metab Disord. 2016; 15:49. PMID: 27777902.
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    12. Shokoohi M, Karamouzian M, Mirzazadeh A, Haghdoost A, Rafierad AA, Sedaghat A, Sharifi H. HIV Knowledge, Attitudes, and Practices of Young People in Iran: Findings of a National Population-Based Survey in 2013. PLoS One. 2016; 11(9):e0161849. PMID: 27626638; PMCID: PMC5023173.
    13. Noroozi M, Mirzazadeh A, Noroozi A, Sharifi H, Higgs P, Jorjoran-Shushtari Z, Farhoudian A, Fadai F, Mohhamadi-Shahboulaghi F, Armoon B, Hajebi A, Massah O. Injecting and Sexual Networks and Sociodemographic Factors and Dual HIV Risk among People Who Inject Drugs: A Cross-sectional Study in Kermanshah Province, Iran. Addict Health. 2016 Jul; 8(3):186-194. PMID: 28496957.
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    14. Navadeh S, Mirzazadeh A, McFarland W, Woolf-King S, Mansournia MA, et al. Using expert opinion to quantify unmeasured confounding bias parameters. Can J Public Health. 2016 06 27; 107(1):e43-8. PMID: 27348109; PMCID: PMC4957395 [Available on 06/27/17].
    15. Shokoohi M, Karamouzian M, Osooli M, Sharifi H, Fahimfar N, Haghdoost A, Zamani O, Mirzazadeh A. Low HIV testing rate and its correlates among men who inject drugs in Iran. Int J Drug Policy. 2016 Jun; 32:64-9. PMID: 27157980.
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    16. Bagheri Amiri F, Mostafavi E, Mirzazadeh A. HIV, HBV and HCV Coinfection Prevalence in Iran--A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. PLoS One. 2016; 11(3):e0151946. PMID: 27031352; PMCID: PMC4816272.
    17. Page K, Mirzazadeh A, Rice TM, Grebely J, Kim AY, Cox AL, Morris MD, Hellard M, Bruneau J, Shoukry NH, Dore GJ, Maher L, Lloyd AR, Lauer G, Prins M, McGovern BH. Interferon Lambda 4 Genotype Is Associated With Jaundice and Elevated Aminotransferase Levels During Acute Hepatitis C Virus Infection: Findings From the InC3 Collaborative. Open Forum Infect Dis. 2016 Jan; 3(1):ofw024. PMID: 26973850; PMCID: PMC4785397.
    18. Sulaberidze L, Mirzazadeh A, Chikovani I, Shengelia N, Tsereteli N, Gotsadze G. Population Size Estimation of Men Who Have Sex with Men in Tbilisi, Georgia; Multiple Methods and Triangulation of Findings. PLoS One. 2016; 11(2):e0147413. PMID: 26828366; PMCID: PMC4734621.
    19. Shokoohi M, Karamouzian M, Khajekazemi R, Osooli M, Sharifi H, Haghdoost AA, Kamali K, Mirzazadeh A. Correlates of HIV Testing among Female Sex Workers in Iran: Findings of a National Bio-Behavioural Surveillance Survey. PLoS One. 2016; 11(1):e0147587. PMID: 26807584; PMCID: PMC4726705.
    20. Najafipour H, Banivaheb G, Sabahi A, Naderi N, Nasirian M, Mirzazadeh A. Prevalence of anxiety and depression symptoms and their relationship with other coronary artery disease risk factors: A population-based study on 5900 residents in Southeast Iran. Asian J Psychiatr. 2016 Apr; 20:55-60. PMID: 27025473.
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    21. Najafipour H, Yousefzadeh G, Forood A, Karamouzian M, Shadkam M, Mirzazadeh A. Overweight and obesity prevalence and its predictors in a general population: A community-based study in Kerman, Iran (Kerman coronary artery diseases risk factors studies). ARYA Atheroscler. 2016 Jan; 12(1):18-27. PMID: 27114733; PMCID: PMC4834177.
    22. Salimzadeh H, Najafipour H, Mirzaiepour F, Navadeh S, Shadkam-Farrokhi M, Mirzazadeh A. Prevalence of Active and Passive Smoking among Adult Population: Findings of a Population-Based Survey in Kerman (KERCADRS), Iran. Addict Health. 2016; 8(1):16-24. PMID: 27274789; PMCID: PMC4836759.
    23. Noroozi A, Mirzazadeh A, Farhoudian A, Hajebi A, Khankeh HR, Higgs P, Sharifi H, Armoon B, Noroozi M. Impact of HIV Status Notification on Risk Behaviors among Men Who Inject Drugs in Kermanshah, West of Iran. J Res Health Sci. 2016; 16(3):116-121. PMID: 27840338.
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    24. Nazari SS, Noroozi M, Soori H, Noroozi A, Mehrabi Y, Hajebi A, Sharifi H, Higgs P, Mirzazadeh A. The effect of on-site and outreach-based needle and syringe programs in people who inject drugs in Kermanshah, Iran. Int J Drug Policy. 2016 Jan; 27:127-31. PMID: 26764125.
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    25. Nasirian M, Karamouzian M, Kamali K, Nabipour AR, Maghsoodi A, Nikaeen R, Razzaghi AR, Mirzazadeh A, Baneshi MR, Haghdoost AA. Care Seeking Patterns of STIs-Associated Symptoms in Iran: Findings of a Population-Based Survey. Int J Health Policy Manag. 2015 Aug 09; 5(1):5-11. PMID: 26673644; PMCID: PMC4676971.
    26. Noroozi M, Mirzazadeh A, Noroozi A, Mehrabi Y, Hajebi A, Zamani S, Sharifi H, Higgs P, Soori H. Client-Level Coverage of Needle and Syringe Program and High-Risk Injection Behaviors: A Case Study of People Who Inject Drugs in Kermanshah, Iran. Addict Health. 2015 Summer-Autumn; 7(3-4):164-73. PMID: 26885353; PMCID: PMC4741237.
    27. Najafipour H, Masoomi M, Shahesmaeili A, Haghdoost AA, Afshari M, Nasri HR, Kahnooji M, Samadi S, Mirzazadeh A. Effects of opium consumption on coronary artery disease risk factors and oral health: Results of Kerman Coronary Artery Disease Risk factors Study a population-based survey on 5900 subjects aged 15-75 years. Int J Prev Med. 2015; 6:42. PMID: 26097671; PMCID: PMC4455126.
    28. Mirzazadeh A, Malekinejad M, Kahn JG. Relative risk reduction is useful metric to standardize effect size for public heath interventions for translational research. J Clin Epidemiol. 2015 Mar; 68(3):317-23. PMID: 25726522.
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    29. Coffin PO, Jin H, Huriaux E, Mirzazadeh A, Raymond HF. Trends in use of health care and HIV prevention services for persons who inject drugs in San Francisco: results from National HIV Behavioral Surveillance 2005-2012. Drug Alcohol Depend. 2015 Jan 01; 146:45-51. PMID: 25468816.
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    30. Najafipour H, Nasri HR, Afshari M, Moazenzadeh M, Shokoohi M, Foroud A, Etemad K, Sadeghi B, Mirzazadeh A. Hypertension: diagnosis, control status and its predictors in general population aged between 15 and 75 years: a community-based study in southeastern Iran. Int J Public Health. 2014 Dec; 59(6):999-1009. PMID: 25227395.
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    31. Rahnama R, Mohraz M, Mirzazadeh A, Rutherford G, McFarland W, Akbari G, Malekinejad M. Access to harm reduction programs among persons who inject drugs: findings from a respondent-driven sampling survey in Tehran, Iran. Int J Drug Policy. 2014 Jul; 25(4):717-23. PMID: 24974367; PMCID: PMC4231781.
    32. Mirzazadeh A, Grasso M, Johnson K, Briceno A, Navadeh S, McFarland W, Page K. Acceptability of Global Positioning System technology to survey injecting drug users' movements and social interactions: a pilot study from San Francisco, USA. Technol Health Care. 2014; 22(5):689-700. PMID: 24990173; PMCID: PMC4511082.
    33. Silveira MP, Guttier MC, Moreira LB, Mirzazadeh A, Page K. Predictors of non-adherence to clinical follow-up among patients participating in a randomized trial of pharmaceutical care intervention in HIV-positive adults in Southern Brazil. AIDS Behav. 2014 Jan; 18 Suppl 1:S85-8. PMID: 23955660.
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    34. Mirzazadeh A, Nedjat S, Navadeh S, Haghdoost A, Mansournia MA, McFarland W, Mohammad K. HIV and related risk behaviors among female sex workers in Iran: bias-adjusted estimates from the 2010 National Bio-Behavoral Survey. AIDS Behav. 2014 Jan; 18 Suppl 1:S19-24. PMID: 23857356.
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    35. Mirzazadeh A, Emmanuel F, Gharamah F, Al-Suhaibi AH, Setayesh H, McFarland W, Haghdoost AA. HIV prevalence and related risk behaviors in men who have sex with men, Yemen 2011. AIDS Behav. 2014 Jan; 18 Suppl 1:S11-8. PMID: 23877790.
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    36. Asl RT, Eshrati B, Dell CA, Taylor K, Afshar P, Kamali M, Mirzazadeh A. Outcome assessment of a triangular clinic as a harm reduction intervention in Rajaee-Shahr Prison, Iran. Harm Reduct J. 2013 Dec 26; 10:41. PMID: 24369092; PMCID: PMC3883467.
    37. Haghdoost AA, Mirzazadeh A, Shokoohi M, Sedaghat A, Gouya MM. HIV trend among Iranian prisoners in 1990s and 2000s; analysis of aggregated data from HIV sentinel sero-surveys. Harm Reduct J. 2013 Nov 20; 10:32. PMID: 24257447; PMCID: PMC3842738.
    38. Sajadi L, Mirzazadeh A, Navadeh S, Osooli M, Khajehkazemi R, Gouya MM, Fahimfar N, Zamani O, Haghdoost AA. HIV prevalence and related risk behaviours among female sex workers in Iran: results of the national biobehavioural survey, 2010. Sex Transm Infect. 2013 Nov; 89 Suppl 3:iii37-40. PMID: 24191292; PMCID: PMC3841765.
    39. Navadeh S, Mirzazadeh A, Gouya MM, Farnia M, Alasvand R, Haghdoost AA. HIV prevalence and related risk behaviours among prisoners in Iran: results of the national biobehavioural survey, 2009. Sex Transm Infect. 2013 Nov; 89 Suppl 3:iii33-6. PMID: 23986417; PMCID: PMC3841726.
    40. Badie BM, Nabaei G, Rasoolinejad M, Mirzazadeh A, McFarland W. Early loss to follow-up and mortality of HIV-infected patients diagnosed after the era of antiretroviral treatment scale up: a call for re-invigorating the response in Iran. Int J STD AIDS. 2013 Dec; 24(12):926-30. PMID: 23970628.
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    41. Moosazadeh M, Ziaaddini H, Mirzazadeh A, Ashrafi-Asgarabad A, Haghdoost AA. Meta-analysis of Smoking Prevalence in Iran. Addict Health. 2013 Summer-Autumn; 5(3-4):140-53. PMID: 24494171; PMCID: PMC3905476.
    42. Mirzazadeh A, Salimzadeh H, Arabi M, Navadeh S, Hajarizadeh B, Haghdoost AA. Trends of Obesity in Iranian Adults from 1990s to late 2000s; a Systematic Review and Meta-analysis. Middle East J Dig Dis. 2013 Jul; 5(3):151-7. PMID: 24829686.
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    43. Mirzazadeh A, Mansournia MA, Nedjat S, Navadeh S, McFarland W, Haghdoost AA, Mohammad K. Bias analysis to improve monitoring an HIV epidemic and its response: approach and application to a survey of female sex workers in Iran. J Epidemiol Community Health. 2013 Oct; 67(10):882-7. PMID: 23814269.
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    44. Johnston LG, Prybylski D, Raymond HF, Mirzazadeh A, Manopaiboon C, McFarland W. Incorporating the service multiplier method in respondent-driven sampling surveys to estimate the size of hidden and hard-to-reach populations: case studies from around the world. Sex Transm Dis. 2013 Apr; 40(4):304-10. PMID: 23486495.
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    45. Mirzazadeh A, Haghdoost AA, Nedjat S, Navadeh S, McFarland W, Mohammad K. Accuracy of HIV-related risk behaviors reported by female sex workers, Iran: a method to quantify measurement bias in marginalized populations. AIDS Behav. 2013 Feb; 17(2):623-31. PMID: 22983500.
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    46. Cardeal da Silva D, Casseb J, Mirzazadeh A, Arruda LB, Rutherford GW. Is the rate of CD4 cell decline changing over time in antiretroviral-naïve patients? AIDS Patient Care STDS. 2013 Feb; 27(2):69-70. PMID: 23298278; PMCID: PMC3565547.
    47. Navadeh S, Mirzazadeh A, Mousavi L, Haghdoost A, Fahimfar N, Sedaghat A. HIV, HSV2 and Syphilis Prevalence in Female Sex Workers in Kerman, South-East Iran; Using Respondent-Driven Sampling. Iran J Public Health. 2012; 41(12):60-5. PMID: 23641392; PMCID: PMC3640783.
    48. Mostafavi E, Haghdoost A, Mirzazadeh A, Riedner G, Weis P, Kloss K, Zolala F. Regional HIV knowledge hubs: a new approach by the health sector to transform knowledge into practice. Health Promot Int. 2014 Mar; 29(1):91-7. PMID: 22945603.
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    49. Najafipour H, Mirzazadeh A, Haghdoost A, Shadkam M, Afshari M, Moazenzadeh M, Nasri H, Masoomi M, Mirzaiepour F, Azimzadeh BS, Forood A, Bahreini F, Mahmoudi M, Sanjari M, Mohamadi TM, Banivaheb G, Naderi M, Kashanian GM, Afshar RM, Ghazanfari Z, Navadeh S, Esmaeili AS. Coronary Artery Disease Risk Factors in an Urban and Peri-urban Setting, Kerman, Southeastern Iran (KERCADR Study): Methodology and Preliminary Report. Iran J Public Health. 2012; 41(9):86-92. PMID: 23193513; PMCID: PMC3494222.
    50. Holakouie Naieni K, Malekafzali H, Rashidian A, Vazirian P, Moradi G, Mirzazadeh A, Mirmohammadkhani M, Shamshiri A. Malaria Status in Economic Cooperation Countries; Achievement and Gaps toward United Nations Millennium Development Goals. Iran J Public Health. 2012; 41(7):7-13. PMID: 23113204; PMCID: PMC3469021.
    51. Haghdoost A, Sadeghi M, Nasirian M, Mirzazadeh A, Navadeh S. Research priorities in the field of HIV and AIDS in Iran. J Res Med Sci. 2012 May; 17(5):481-6. PMID: 23626616; PMCID: PMC3634277.
    52. Moradi G, Naieni KH, Rashidian A, Vazirian P, Mirzazadeh A, Vaziri MR, Afzali HM. Evaluation of Tuberculosis Situation in Economic Cooperation Countries in 2009; Achievement and Gaps toward Millennium Development Goals. Int J Prev Med. 2012 Feb; 3(2):77-83. PMID: 22347602; PMCID: PMC3278883.
    53. Salimzadeh H, Delavari A, Montazeri A, Mirzazadeh A. Knowledge and practice of iranians toward colorectal cancer, and barriers to screening. Int J Prev Med. 2012 Jan; 3(1):29-35. PMID: 22355474; PMCID: PMC3278866.
    54. Navabi N, Aramon M, Mirzazadeh A. Does the presence of the Helicobacter pylori in the dental plaque associate with its gastric infection? A meta-analysis and systematic review. Dent Res J (Isfahan). 2011 Oct; 8(4):178-82. PMID: 22135688; PMCID: PMC3221084.
    55. Navadeh S, Sajadi L, Mirzazadeh A, Asgari F, Haghazali M. Housewives' obesity determinant factors in iran; national survey - stepwise approach to surveillance. Iran J Public Health. 2011; 40(2):87-95. PMID: 23113077; PMCID: PMC3481779.
    56. Hori A, Poureslami HR, Parirokh M, Mirzazadeh A, Abbott P. The ability of pulp sensibility tests to evaluate the pulp status in primary teeth. Int J Paediatr Dent. 2011 Nov; 21(6):441-5. PMID: 21702853.
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    57. Masoomi M, Zare J, Nasri H, Mirzazadeh A, Sheikhvatan M. Abrupt opium discontinuation has no significant triggering effect on acute myocardial infarction. J Cardiovasc Med (Hagerstown). 2011 Apr; 12(4):234-8. PMID: 21346591.
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    58. Mirzazadeh A, Navadeh S, Rokni M, Farhangniya M. The prevalence of honorary and ghost authorships in Iranian bio-medical journals and its associated factors. Iran J Public Health. 2011; 40(1):15-21. PMID: 23113050; PMCID: PMC3481730.
    59. Masoomi M, Zare J, Kahnooj M, Mirzazadeh A, Sheikhvatan M. Sex differences in potential daily triggers of the onset of acute myocardial infarction: a case-crossover analysis among an Iranian population. J Cardiovasc Med (Hagerstown). 2010 Oct; 11(10):723-6. PMID: 20442666.
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    60. Ebrahimi M, Mansournia MA, Haghdoost AA, Abazari A, Alaeddini F, Mirzazadeh A, Yunesian M. Social disparities in prevalence, treatment and control of hypertension in Iran: second National Surveillance of Risk Factors of Noncommunicable Diseases, 2006. J Hypertens. 2010 Aug; 28(8):1620-9. PMID: 20647858.
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    61. Shahravan A, Rekabi A, Shahabi H, Ashuri R, Mirzazadeh A, Rad M, Haghani J. A digital stereomicroscopic study of the furcation wall thickness of mesiobuccal roots of maxillary first and second molars. Iran Endod J. 2010; 5(2):88-92. PMID: 23130033; PMCID: PMC3487507.
    62. Masoumi M, Shahesmaeili A, Mirzazadeh A, Tavakoli M, Ali AZ. Opium addiction and severity of coronary artery disease: a case-control study. J Res Med Sci. 2010 Jan; 15(1):27-32. PMID: 21526055; PMCID: PMC3082781.
    63. Mirzazadeh A, Baradaran HR, Haghdoost AA, Salari P. Related factors to disparity of diabetes care in Iran. Med Sci Monit. 2009 May; 15(5):PH32-6. PMID: 19396047.
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    64. Asghari F, Mirzazadeh A, Fotouhi A. Patients' preferences for receiving clinical information and participating in decision-making in Iran. J Med Ethics. 2008 May; 34(5):348-52. PMID: 18448714.
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    65. Sepehri G, Talebizadeh N, Mirzazadeh A, Mohsenbeigi M. The patterns of antihypertensive drug prescription by cardiologists in Kerman province of Iran, 2006. Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf. 2008 Feb; 17(2):180-5. PMID: 18001003.
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