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Dr.Sajadi Firoozeh
 

Islamic Republic of Iran

Ministry of Health and Medical Education

University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences

Curriculum Vitae

First Name: Firoozeh          

Surname: Sajedi

Nationality: Iranian   

Title: Associate Professor of Pediatrics

 

Work Address:

Clinical sciences department, Pediatric Neurorehabilitation Research Center (PNRC),

University of Social Welfare & Rehabilitation Sciences (USWR)

Koodakyar st. Evin Tehran IRAN

Tel : 0098 21 22180140, 0098 21 22180099

Postal code: 19857138341

Emali : fisajedi@uswr.ac.ir , fisajedi@gmail.com

 

Educational Background

 1990 – 1993                             Specialist in Pediatrics, Medical Children Center, Tehran

University of Medical Sciences & Health Services, Tehran, IRAN.

Title of thesis: A survey on ulcerative colitis patients in Medical Children

Center (1979 – 1990)

1983 – 1990                              MD, Faculty of Medicine, Tehran University of Medicine Sciences & Health Services. Tehran, IRAN.

Title of thesis: Etiology of Intrauterine Growth Retardation
( IUGR)

 Publications

Papers in Journals:

 1.     The effect of Perceptual Motor Training on Motor Skills of preschool children, Iranian Rehabilitation Journal, 2014, vol 12, No 19.

2.      Developing A Bilingual “Persian Cued Speech” Website for Parents and Professionals of Children with Hearing Impairment, Iranian Journal of Public Health, 2014, Vol: 43, No: 3.

3.      Linear and nonlinear analysis of brain dynamics in Children with cerebral palsy. Research in Developmental Disabilities, 2013, vol. 34, No 5.

4.      Prevalence of undetected developmental delays in Iranian children.  Child: care, health, and development, 2013, vol. 36, number 3.

5.      Motor development skills of 1-4 year- old Iranian children with early treated Phenylketonuria, JIMD Reports (Springer), 2013, 248.

6.      Cross- Cultural adaptation, validation and standardization of Ages and Stages Questionnaire (ASQ) in Iranian children. Iranian Journal of Public Health, 2013, vol 42 (5).

7.      Disrupted Small- World Brain Network in Children with Down syndrome.  Clinical Neurophysiology, 2013, vol. 124, number 9.

8.      Brain activity of women is more fractal than men. Neuroscience Letters, 2013, vol. 535.

9.      Identification of chromosome abnormalities in subtelomeric regions using Multiplex Ligation Dependent Probe Amplification (MLPA) technique in 100 Iranian patients with idiopathic mental retardation. Iranian Red Crescent Medical Journal, 2013, vol 15(10).

10.   Down Syndrome’s Brain Dynamics: Analysis of Fractality in Resting State, Cognitive Neurodynamics Journal, 2013, vol 7, No 4.

11.   Problem-solving skills level in children with early treated Phenylketonuria, Iranian Rehabilitation Journal, 2013, vol 11, No 18.

12.   Genomic characterization of some Iranian children with idiopathic mental retardation using array comparative genomic hybridization, Indian Journal of Human Genetics, 2013, vol 19, issue 4.

13.   A Persian Cued Speech website from the deaf Professionals’ views, Iranian Rehabilitation Journal, 2013, vol 11, No 18.

14.  The effect of social skills training on socialization skills in children with Down syndrome. Iranian Rehabilitation Journal, 2012, vol.: 10, No: 15.

15.  Evaluating the Validity and Reliability of PDQ-II and comparison with DDST-II for two step Developmental Screening, Iranian Journal of Pediatrics, 2011, Vol: 21 , No:3.

16.  Comparing the results of developmental screening of 4-60 months old children in Tehran using ASQ & PDQ, Iranian Rehabilitation Journal, 2011, vol.: 9, number: special issue.

17.  The effect of Swedish massage on glycohemoglobin levels of children with diabetes mellitus, Iranian Rehabilitation Journal, 2011, vol.: 11, number: 1.

18.  Validity and Reliability Determination of Denver Developmental Screening Test-II in 0-6 year-olds in Tehran, Iranian Journal of Pediatrics, 2011, Vol: 20, No: 3.

19.  How effective is Swedish massage on blood glucose level in children with diabetes mellitus? Acta Medica Iranica, 2011, vol.: 50, number: 5.

  1. Production of a native developmental screening test: the Iranian experience, Child: care, health, and development, 2010, vol. 36, number 3.
  2. The effects of health education through face to face teaching and educational movies on suburban women in childbearing age. Iranian Journal of Public Health, 2010, vol. 39, number 2.
  3. Temporary strict maternal avoidance of cow’s milk and infant colic. Acta Medica Iranica, 2010, vol: 47, number: 6.
  4. Motor developmental delay in 7500 Iranian infants: prevalence and risk factors, Iranian Jouranl of Child Neurology, 2010, vol.: 3, number: 3.
  5. Muscle tonicity of children with spastic cerebral palsy: how effective is Swedish massage?, Iranian Journal of Child Neurology, 2010, vol.: 4, number: 3.
  6. Depression in mothers of children with cerebral palsy and it’s relation to severity and type of cerebral palsy, Acta Medica Iranica, 2010, Vol: 48 , No:4
  7.  Validity and Reliability Determination of Denver Developmental Screening Test-II in 0-6 year-olds in Tehran, Iranian Journal of Pediatrics, 2010, Vol: 20 , No:3
  8. A Survey of the Tardive Dyskinesia Induced by Antipsychotic Drugs in Patients with Schizophrenia, Iranian Journal of Psychiatry, 2010, Vol: 5 , No:4
  9. The effect of Kangaroo Care on behavioral responses to pain of an intramuscular injection in neonates, Journal for specialists in Pediatric Nursing, Oct 2008, Vol 13, issue 4.
  10. The effect of adding homeopathic treatment to rehabilitation on muscle tone of children with cerebral palsy, Complementary Therapies in Clinical Practice, 2008, 1(14).
  11. The effect of adding homeopathic treatment to rehabilitation on abnormal reflexes of children with cerebral palsy. Iranian Rehabilitation Journal, 2007, No 5&6.
  12. Swedish massage and abnormal reflexes of children with spastic cerebral palsy. Iranian Rehabilitation Journal, 2007, No 5&6.
  13. The effect of Kangaroo Care on physiologic responses to pain of an intramuscular injection in neonates, Iranian Journal of Pediatrics, 2007, 17(4).
  14. Effect of discharge planning on physical status of neonates, Acta Medica Iranica, 2006, 44(6).
  15. The effect of oral glucose for relieving pain following intramuscular injection in term neonates, Acta Medica Iranica, 2006, 44(5).
  16. Can homeopathy used simultaneously with rehabilitation be effective in the treatment of children with cerebral palsy? Iranian Journal of Pediatric Neurology, 2007, 1(3).
  17. The effect of discharge planning on physical status of mothers, The Middle East Journal of Nursing, 2007, 1 (1).
  18. The effect of adding homeopathic treatment to rehabilitation on social and speech development of children with spastic cerebral palsy, Iranian Journal of Pediatric, 2007, 17(1).
  19. A survey of 200 cases of cerebral palsy in rehabilitation centers of Tehran, Saudi journal of disability & rehabilitation, 2003,  9 (1) p: 1-8.

 

Papers presented in conferences:

1-       The effectiveness of perceptual- motor practice on motor skills in children aged 4-6, 25th international congress of Pediatrics, 13-17 Oct, Tehran, Iran. 2013

2-       Tourette syndrome and it’s comorbidities, 25th international congress of Pediatrics, 13-17 Oct, Tehran, Iran. 2013

3-       Genomic characterization of some Iranian children with idiopathic mental retardation using array-CGH technique, 2013

4-       Early detection of autism: parental reports, 2011

5-       Validation and cross cultural adaptation the ASQ, 23th international congress of Pediatrics, 13-17 Oct, Tehran, Iran. 2011

6-       Screening of developmental delay in Iranian children, 23th international congress of Pediatrics, 13-17 Oct, Tehran, Iran. 2011

7-       Speech and language developmental screening in 4-60 months old children in Tehran, 23th international congress of Pediatrics, 13-17 Oct, Tehran, Iran. 2011

8-       Development in Down Syndrome, Down Syndrome Seminar, Mar 2010.

9-       The etiologies of delay in early treatment and rehabilitation in children with special needs, First Seminar on Family and Children with special needs, Feb 2010.

10-   Methods of improving of child development, 30th annual Conference of Iranian Society of Pediatric, Tehran, May 2009.

11-   The social determinants of health and malnutrition, 21th int. Congress of Pediatrics, 7th int. Conference of Pediatric Nursing, Tehran, Oct. 2009.

12-   TV viewing and child health, Second congress on healthy child, Feb 2009

13-    Massage therapy in children with CP. 29th annual Conference of Iranian Society of Pediatric, Tehran, May 2008.

14-   Developmental disorders and neonates in NICU, 19th int. Congress of Pediatrics, 5th int. Conference of Pediatric Nursing, Tehran, Oct. 2007.

15-   The incidence of amputations in hospitalized patients of Shahid Mottahari Hospital, 16th int. Conference on Safe Communities, Tehran, Jun 2007.

16-   The incidence of electrical, chemical and thermal burns in children & adolescents of Shahid Mottahari Hospital, 16th int. Conference on Safe Communities, Tehran, Jun 2007.

17-   The effect of homeopathy on muscle tone of children with spastic CP, First congress on Child development, March 2007

18-   Homeopathy and CP, First congress of normal child development, Tehran, Mar 2007.

19-   Methods of improving of child development, First congress on healthy child, Feb 2007

20-   Developmental follow-up program, 18th int. Congress of Pediatrics, Tehran, Oct 2006.

21-   Etiology of mental retardation (workshop), 27th annual Conference of Iranian Society of Pediatric, Tehran, May 2006.

22-   High risk factors in Motor Developmental Delays, 27th annual Conference of Iranian Society of Pediatric, Tehran, May 2006.

23-   Family in NICU, The workshop on " Neonates & environmental factors in NICU", March 2006.

24-   The necessity of screening and monitoring of development in children, 5th.

       Congress of Children with Mental Disability, Tehran, Nov, 2005.

25-   Early detection and intervention in CP, 11th. Congress of Occupational therapy, Tehran, Nov. 2005.

26-   Principles of rehabilitation team working, 3th int. Conference of Pediatric Nursing, Tehran, Oct. 2005.

27-   Screening of hearing disorders in children, 26th annual Conference of Iranian Society of Pediatric, Tehran, May, 2005.

28-   Development and developmental disorders, workshop on “screening of children development with ASQ test “Jun. 2005.

29-   Inspection of general movements in infants for diagnosing of CP, Second Int. Conference of Pediatric Nursing , Tehran , Oct , 2004

30-   Role of parents in rehabilitation team for CP child , 3rd Seminar on Iranian Child Neurology , Tehran , Feb , 2004

31-   Interpretation of head circumference in infant, 15th int. Congress of Pediatrics, Tehran, Oct 2003.

32-   High risk factors in Pediatric, Dev. disorders, First int. Conference of Pediatric Nursing, Tehran. Oct 2003.

33-   The role of accurate observation in early diagnosis of CP in infants, 24th Annual Conference of Iranian Society of Pediatric, Tehran, May 2003.

34-   Development and its different aspects, 14th Int. Congress of Pediatric, Tehran, Oct 2002.

35-   Evaluation of ataxia in children, 23rd Annual Conference of Iranian Society of Pediatric, Tehran, May, 2002.

36-   Intelligence development in Down syndrome , Conference of Chromosomal Disorders ( Down syndrome ) , USWR , Tehran , Nov , 2002 .

37-   Early intervention in speech delay, 13th Int. Congress of pediatrics, Oct, 2001.

38-   Genetic counseling in Autism and other PDDs, First Congress of Pediatric Developmental disorders , Tehran , May 2000

39-   Secondary prevention of communication disorders in children, 5th Congress of Speech & Language Pathology, Dec 1999.

40-   Prevention of mental retardation, first int. Congress of Children with Mental Disability, Tehran, May 1999.

41-    Relation of genotype and phenotype in phenylalanine hydroxylase Deficiency, first int. Conference of the Genetic of Disabilities, Tehran, Apr 1999.

42-   Early diagnosis of mental retardation and dev. disabilities, 6th Conference of Iranian Occupational Therapy, Tehran, Dec 1998.

43-   New attitudes in evaluation of mental retardation, Congress of Pediatrics and Rehabilitation, Tehran, Dec 1998.

 

Lectures in Clinical Sciences Department or Pediatrics NR Research Center:

 1-       Developmental follow-up of NICU neonates, Dec 2009.

2-       Evaluation of Depression of mothers with children with cerebral palsy and It's relation to type and severity of CP, Dec 2008.

3-       The effective factors in developing motor developmental delay in high risk infants, May 2006.

4-       Head circumference measurement in children, Oct 2003.

5-       Early diagnosis of developmental disabilities, Sep 2001.

6-       Late Talking in children, Oct 1999.

7-       Chronic cough in children, Feb 1998.

 

Research Interests and Activities:

1-                         The preparation of early intervention pogram for Iranian Child with speech and language disorders, 2014

2-                         The effectiveness of Perceptual-motor practice on motor skills in children aged 4-6, 2013

3-                      The treatment protocol preparation for children with spastic cerebral palsy based on neurofeedback, 2013

4-                         A study of neurofeedback outcomes in treatment of clinical signs, behavioral score an electrical brain signals  in children with autistic spectrum disorders, 2012

5-                         A study of motor-related brain functions in children with motor developmental disorders with brain origin, using the EEG/ERP, 2011

6-                         A study of speech-related brain functions in children with speech developmental disorders with brain origin, using the EEG/ERP, 2011

7-                         A study of behavior-related brain functions in children with behavioral developmental disorders with brain origin, using the EEG/ERP, 2011

8-                         A study of cognitive-related brain functions in children with cognitive developmental disorders with brain origin, using the EEG/ERP, 2011

9-                         Evaluation of motor developmental level in children 1-4 years old with early treated Phenylketonuria, 2011

10-                Needs assessment of rehabilitation specialists for training in child development (0-8 years old), 2011

11-                     Needs assessment of pediatricians for training in child development (0-8 years old), 2011

 

12-                     Validity & reliability determination of Persian translation of Bayley Scales of Infant Development III test in 1-42 months old children in Tehran city, 2010

13-                     Validity & reliability determination of Persian translation of screening Bayley Scales of Infant Development III test in 1-42 months old children in Tehran city, 2010

14-                     Internal evaluation of the Clinical Sciences Department, 2009

15-                     Investigation of sub-telomeric chromosome abnormalities in children with idiopathic mental retardation and developmental delay using Multiplex Ligation Dependent Probe Amplification (MLPA) technique, 2009

16-                     The preparation of National program for Iranian Child Development Improvement, 2008

17-                     Standardization of Denver Developmental Prescreening Test (PDQ), 2008

18-                     Standardization of Denver Developmental Screening Test II (DENVER II), 2007

19-                     Evaluation of Family Function and Quality of Life of mothers with children with cerebral palsy and It's relation to type and severity of CP, 2007

20-                     Evaluation of  Depression & Anxiety of mothers with children with cerebral palsy and It's relation to type and severity of CP, 2006

21-                     The efficacy of massage therapy in spastic diplegic CP children (a randomized clinical trial), 2005   

22-                     The efficacy of homeopathy in spastic diplegic CP children (a randomized clinical trial), 2005

23-                     Standardization of Ages & Stages Questionnaires (ASQ) in Iranian Children, 2004

24-                     To devise of Developmental Delay screening test for Iranian children (0-2 years old), 2002

25-                     The incidence of Motor Developmental Delay in high risks infants of health centers of Tehran, 2002

26-                     A survey on 200 cases of cp in aspect of etiology and associated disorders in Rehabilitation Centers of Tehran,1994

 

Books:

a) Translations to Persian:

1-       Sajedi F, From Birth to Five Years (Child Development), Mary D.Sheridan , USWR Tehran , 2003 .

2-       Shoroof A, ghaderi E, Sajedi F, Myle’s Text Book for Midwives, Bennett, vol 1&2, Chehr pub, Tehran 1996.

3-       Shoroofi A , Sajedi F , Boostani N , Assessment / Recognition and Treatment of Pain , Carol – Bowsher Chehr pub , Tehran , 1995

4-       Sajedi f , Karimzadeh p , Textbook of Pediatrics ( Nelson ) , Chap 24 , Osseous and Joints Diseases , USWR , Tehran 1995 .

 

b) Authorship:

                         1-Mental retardation in children, Sajedi F, Shahshahanipour S, Hadian Jazy MR, USWR , Tehran, 2006.

                         2-Screening, early diagnosis & intervention in developmental disorders of children.  Vameghi R, Sajedi F, Shahshahanipour S, Hatamizadeh N, USWR , Tehran, 2006.

 

Membership of professional Associations:

 1998 – Present                    Member of Iranian Pediatricians Association.

 

Languages:

English fluent in speaking, writing, reading and listening

Persian native language.

 

Awards and Honors:

May 2010                                Superior Professor in USWR

Dec 2008                                Active faculty member in workshops

Dec 2007                                Superior author for writing of the book titled "Children with Mental Retardation" USWR

Dec 2006                                Superior researcher in rehabilitation, USWR.

Dec 2006                                Superior peer-reviewer of books for publishing, USWR.

Dec 2005                            Researcher of superior research (The incidence of Motor Developmental Delay in high risks infants of health centers of Tehran), USWR.

Feb 2003                                 Merit award for managing cp children in SABA clinic from the president of USWR.

Jan 2002                                Merit award for cooperation in training of psychology students from the dean of psychology faculty of Allameh University

Oct 2000                              Merit award for cooperation in foundation of psychology ward of SABA clinic from the head of  psychology department of USWR.

 

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