Trainee at Yale School of Public Health (datesfrom-touse month, day, year like this: January 1, 2016 – June 30, 2016)
work email: email@example.com
work phone number: 0731-88618938
Short Biography: (here is Kaveh’s as an example)
Dr. Khoshnood is trained as an infectious disease epidemiologist and his primary research interests are the epidemiology, prevention and control of HIV/AIDS and tuberculosis among drug users, prisoners and other at risk populations in United States and in resource-poor countries. Dr. Khoshnood's other interests are the examination of the links among health, human rights and violent conflict and ethical dilemmas in research involving vulnerable populations. Dr. Khoshnood conducts research in U.S, China and Middle East and teaches courses on HIV/AIDS, global health and research methods and ethics.
Mentored Trainee Research Project (if any):Xiaomin Wang is a Ph.D. candidate in Bioethics at the School of Public Administration, Central South University, China. Before beginning her Ph.D. work, Ms. Wang received her Master Degree in Ethics from the Institute of Ethics, Hunan Normal University in Changsha, and a certificate in Advanced Nursing from the Department of Nursing at Henan University of Traditional Chinese Medicine in Zhengzhou. She is participating in a program for outstanding graduate students sponsored by the China Scholarship Council of the Chinese Ministry of Education. Her research interests include research ethics and bioethics, with a focus on the protection of human subjects in clinical trials. She is also interested in developing bioethics curriculum for graduate and undergraduate students. With support from the Hunan Doctoral Research Innovation Project, Department of Education, Hunan Province, Changsha, Ms. Wang is working on a research project entitled “Ethical Issues of Randomized Clinical Trials.” This project is a comparison study of the ethical issues in randomized clinical trials in both the United States and China. Ms. Wang’s mentor is Dr. Kaveh Khoshnood.