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Batoul Shariati

DDS, MPH, PhD in Epidemiology, MSc in HTA
Clinical Associate Professor


Research Areas:

Economic Evaluations;Survival Analysis

Teaching Areas:

Oral Epidemiology ;Statistics

Batoul Shariati is a Clinical Associate Professor at UBC and an Associate Professor Emerita of Epidemiology at Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Iran.  
She is a dentist (DDS) holding a PhD in Epidemiology and 2 Masters degrees: Public Health (MPH) and Health Technology Assessment (HTA), the latter of which was obtained from Montreal University, Quebec, Canada and the rest from Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Iran. She has also taken a one-year sabbatical at Faculty of Dentistry, McGill University, Canada in 2003. 
Dr. Shariati was head of "Community Medicine Department" and established and directed “International Relations Department” at Faculty of Medicine, Tehran University of Medical Sciences before she moved to Canada. She also had collaborated with “Educational Development Center” at TUMS for several years. 
Dr. Shariati worked as statistician and methodology consultant at Iran Ministry of Health and conducted a few national research projects in the areas such as oral cancer, dental manpower estimation, and HIV expenditure. The last 2 projects were granted by the World Health Organization. She is interested in methodological aspects of epidemiology, critical thinking, health economics, and survival analysis. Her research project shortly titled “Economic Evaluations in Dentistry” and granted by Health Canada is published in Community Dentistry and Oral Epidemiology journal in 2014. 
Her teaching experience includes teaching “Principles of Epidemiology” and “Research Methodology” at Tehran University of Medical Sciences for more than 20 years as well as teaching “Oral Epidemiology” and “Community Service Learning” at UBC since 2009 and 2007, respectively. She has also worked at her private dental clinic and provided volunteer orthodontic treatments to underserved children in Iran for more than 10 years. She has been teaching as Clinical Dentist to dental hygiene students at Oral Health Clinic, UBC since 2010. 
She has been recipient of several awards, the most recent ones being UBC Faculty of Dentistry Teaching Award in 2012 – 2013, 2014-2015, and 2016-2017 academic years.