NASIR POYAN
Nasir Puyan

Nāsir Pūyān and his Granddaughter, Dunya 

Nāsir Pūyān

A brief biography

Nāsir Pūyān born in ‘Aribān of Sūm‘sarā, Gīlan in 1938 (1317), educated in his birthplace, Rizā'yya (now urūmīyya), Tehran, and London. As a statistician, and Director of Ministry of Health, social welfare and security, and Director of hospital, he lived in Rizā'yya, Tabrīz, Hamadān, Rasht, Ilam, and Tehran for 34 yaers.

Furthermore, Nāsir Pūyān has been a professional senior expert of health and medicine, researcher, lecturer, translator, writer, historian, for more than 50 years.

Some selected works of Nāsir Pūyān

  1. A research on the mortality of Rizā'yya (1960).
  2. A research on the mortality of Rizā'yya (1961).
  3. A research on the mortality of 8 selected cities of Iran (1965).
  4. Demography and vital statistics in Iran (1965). (In English)
  5. Translation of "International Classification of Diseases and Causes of Death" (ICD), Eighth Revision of word Health Organisation (WHO).
  6. Health and medicine and medical education of Gilan, in the three-volume encyclopedia of Kitab Gilan (Book Of Gīlān), 1994.
  7. Five-volume encyclopedia of Shah-Koshy (Murder The Kings / Regicide), with co-author Mohammad Taghi Sarmadi, 2005 and 2006.
  8. Five-volume encyclopedia of the word, with Mr. Mohammad Taghi Sarmadi.
  9. Ibn Rbban Tabarī”‚ Iranian phyisician and author. (In English)

10. “Yūhannā bin Masawayh”, a physician of Gūndīshāpūr (In Iran) and Baghdād. (In English)

11. “Avicenna” (Ibn Sīnā), Iranian physician and philosopher. (In English)

12. “Albucasis” (Al-Zarawī), Islamic surgeon. (In English)

13. “Averröes” (Ibn Rushd), Islamic philosopher, physician, and lawyer. (In English)

14. “Ibn Butlan”, Islamic physician and author from Iraq. (In English)

15. “Ibn al-Nafis”, Egyptian physician. (In English)

16. “Hunan bin Ishāq”, Islamic translator of medical texts. (In English)

17. “Rhazes” (Al-Rāzī), Iranian physician and philosopher. (In English)

18. “Haly Abbas” (Ahwāzī), Iranian physician. (In English)

19. “Maimonides” (Ibn Maymūn), Islamic philosopher and physician, lived in Egypt.

20. “Avenzoar” (Ibn Zohr), Islamic physician. (In English)

21. “Ibn Redvān”, Islamic physician. (In English)

22. Alhazen (Ibn Al-Haitham), Arabian mathematician who laid the foundations of physiological optics. (In English)

23. The founders of Islamic Medicine. (In English)

24. Hospitals in Islam, And Two Medical Licences. (In English)

25. Cycle of Medicine: Athens-Gūndishāpūr-Baghdad-Europe. (In English)

26. A critic on the mythological god Asclepius who was the hero of ancient Greek medicine and Temple Medicine. (In English)

27. Health Preservation Council (مجلس حفظ الصحه); A corpse forward-selling for dissection and first autopsy traning in Iran. (In Persian and English)

28. The four-Gaspel, the Christ’s birthplace and birthday. (Non-medical)(In English and persian)

29. Notes about the Biography of Christopher Columbus, and accuracy of his claim.

30. Angola, the graveyard of the whites. (In English and Persian)

31. Birth of Rūstam (the Iranian national hero) by means of caesarean. (In English and Persian)

32. Rhazes The Axis of Word Medicine with Mohammad Taghī Sarmadī. (In Persian)

33. Avicenna The Axis of Word Medicine with Mohammad Taghī Sarmadī. (In Persian)

34. A Combat Agounst Heresy with Mohammad Taghī Sarmadī. (In Persian)

35. “Sālma (Chronicle) of Medicine, Social Welfare and Security of Guīlān”, published by: The Iranian Research Center for Law and Ethics in Medicine, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, the Iranian Association of Medical Law, and Medical Society of Basīj. (In Persian)

36. A History of Medicine and Physician of Guīlān with ‘Alī Furūhī (MD), published by: The Iranian Research Center for Law and Ethics in Medicine, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, The Iranian Association of Medical Law, and Medical Society of Basīj. (In Persian)

37. “From Fiction to Fact, Asclepius, Hippocrates and Galen”, published by: The Iranian Research Center for Ethics and Law in Medicine, shar-e-kord University of Medical Sciences, and Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences. (In Persian)

38. “Abū Zayd Hunayn bin Ishāq al-‘Ibādī: A Physician and Translator Par Excelence” with Husain F.Nagamia, MD, FRCS, published by: The Journal of IMANA, U.S.A. (In English)

39. “Five Thousand Years Struggle Against Tuberculosis (white plague)”, in English, Sarmad Quarterly.

40. “Black Death, name given to the plague, A Great Calamity of Prolonged Centuries”, in English, published by Sarmad Quarterly.

41. “An epitaph for smallpox, an appalling and loathsome killer, and known as spekled monster”, in English, published by Sarmad Quarterly.

42. “Life After Loss”, a translation from English in Persian, Sarmad Quarterly.

43. “Acupuncture”, a writing and translation, published by Sarmad Quarterly.

44. “Medicine in Prehistory and Ancient Civilizations”, in English, published by Sarmad Quarterly. (In English)

45. “Haly ‘Abbās (‘Alī bin al-‘Abbās al-Majūsī al-Arrijānī), Iranian Celeberated Physician who wrote an excellently organized Medical Compendium”, published by the Iranian Research Center for Ethics and Law in Medicine and Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences. (In English)

46. “Al-Rāzī, his Medical and Ethical Word-wide celeberity, generosity and reverence”, published by: The Iranian Research Center for Ethics and Law in Medicine and Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences. (In English)

47. Medical Millennia (3vols.), published by The Iranian Research Center for Ethics and Law in Medicine and Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences. (In English)

48. Sālma (Chronicle) of Medicine, Social Welfare and Security of Tehran, published by: The Iranian Research Center for Ethics and Law in Medicine and Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences. (In Persian)

49. “Articles of Medical History”, published by: The Iranian Research Center for Ethics and Medical Law, and Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences.

                                                                         Tehran, May 2013