The Department of Anatomical Sciences started working at the Faculty of Medical Sciences with the establishment of Tarbiat Modares University in 1981. Initially, the Department was responsible for training graduate and postgraduate students with two approaches - tissue and embryos and anatomy, but since 1996, with Ministrys policy reform, only Anatomical Sciences discipline has been administrated by the Department.
The Department of Bacteriology as a section of the Faculty of Medical Sciences started working by accepting MSc students which was concurrent with the foundation of Tarbiat Modares University in 1982.
The Department of Biostatistics was founded in 1984 whose primary objective was the admissions of MSc applicants in order to educate and train expert and efficient graduates; since 1988, the department's activities have also been expanded to accept PhD students.
The Department of Environmental Health Engineering started its activity in 1983 with the establishment of the Faculty of Medical Sciences of Tarbiat Modares University. In 1989, the first PhD program in Environmental Health Engineering was set up at the University.
The Department of Health Education started working in 1982 with the admissions of postgraduate students. In 1989, after taking legal steps and obtaining the required permission from the relevant authorities, PhD applicants were also admitted to the Faculty.
Given the rapid and wide-ranging development in science, especially the recent achievements in basic sciences of medicine, training scientific and efficient specialists in the field of laboratory hematology and blood bank, which has been marginalized among in basic sciences of medicine, and enthusiastic applicants in this field, the necessity to set up a PhD program has always been a high priority.
The Department of Immunology of Faculty of Medical Sciences at Tarbiat Modares University is the oldest Department in terms of postgraduate programs, MSc and PhD. The first MSc and PhD students were admitted to the Faculty in 1981 and 1987 respectively.
Department of Clinical Biochemistry, located at Faculty of Medical Sciences, has been working since 1983 with one faculty member (the first employed faculty member) at Tarbiat Modares University and the first accepted MSc students, five in number, in Biochemistry were admitted to the Faculty in 1984.
Considering the long history of scientific civilizations and the current development of Medical Biotechnology in the country, the Biotechnology major with a technical and engineering approach, in 1988, and medical and agricultural approach, in 1997, was offered at Tarbiat Modares University.
Given the important role of insects, directly or indirectly, in the transmission of diseases and need to training scientific and efficient, committed and expert specialists in the field of entomology, the department of medical entomology was established in 1986. Then, in 2001, it joined the parasitology group while educational and research goals have pursued.
Given the progressive development of genetic science, especially Medical genetics all over the world, and the countrys need for graduates in this field of science to diagnose and treat genetic diseases, and since the absence of Medical genetics Department was noticeable at the School of Medical Sciences, 20 years after the establishment of the Faculty of Medical Sciences.
The Department of Medical Informatics was founded in 2010 when the Department started to accept student at the postgraduate levels. One of the most important goals of this Department is to train specialist personnel for postgraduate programs and education, conduct applied research in the field of medical informatics and its related fields, and expand the boundaries of science and technology in line with top universities in Iran and the world in this field.
Medical physics is the application concepts, theories and methods of physics to medicine or healthcare. Medical physics is, in practice, an applied branch of physics that is associated with the application of physical methods and concepts in the diagnosis and treatment of human diseases. Tarbiat Modares University is the first university in the country to offer masters and doctoral programs in medical physics.
Department of Midwifery and Reproductive Health started working at the Faculty of Medical Sciences in 1983. the Departments has been responsible for training MSc students in both Midwifery Education and Maternal and Child Health approaches while the Department has already declared its readiness in accepting applicants for Sociology of Midwifery as well.
The Department of Mycology was founded in 1983 at the Faculty of Medical Sciences at Tarbiat Modares University under the supervision of prominent professors of mycology. At the time of the establishment, the group began its activities with the admissions of MSc students in the field of fungal identification and epidemiology.
The Nursing Education Department started working at the Faculty of Medical Sciences with the establishment of Tarbiat Modares University in 1981. Since the founding of this Department, five Nursing approaches for MSc Program have been offered, including Internal-surgical nursing, Pediatric nursing, Psychiatric nursing or Mental health nursing, and Elderly care.
The Department of Occupational Health Engineering started its activity in 1983 with the admission of MSc students. In 1997, the first doctoral program in Professional Health Engineering was launched. Currently, the Department accepts students for MSc and PhD programs.
The Department of Parasitology started working at the Faculty of Medical Sciences in 1981 with the establishment of Tarbiat Modares University.
Physiology is the scientific study of normal mechanisms, and their interactions, which work within a living system. This field of science studies different body systems, including nervous system, cardiovascular system, respiratory system, kidneys and urinary tracts system, digestive system, endocrine system, and reproductive system. The studies in this field range from investigating the molecular and cellular levels to the full body of the human body.
The Department of Physiotherapy at Tarbiat Modares University started working with admitting students for MSc and PhD programs. The Department of Physiotherapy is located in Building 3 at the Faculty of Medicine.
Due to the importance and necessity of training specialists and experts in the field of toxicology in the country and the good record of some laboratories and faculty members in the field of medical-environmental and industrial toxicology, the proposal for the establishment of this major was offered in 2005.
The Department of Virology, which was founded in 1985.