Dr. Akbari

Guest of the Week: Dr. Ali Akbari, Cal Lutheran University


Moderator: Dr. Kamran Abedini, Cal Poly Pomona 







Dr. Ali Akbari is a Professor of Economics at California Lutheran University.  For more than 30 years, he has been active professionally - publishing articles, presenting papers, serving on professional programs and consulting.


After receiving his Ph.D. from USC in 1985, Dr. Akbari started teaching economics and quantitative methods courses at USC, Pepperdine and CLU.  He has been teaching graduate and undergraduate courses at the School of Management, at California Lutheran University.  More...

Dr. Ghaffari

Guests of the Week: Dr. Ghaffari, Madani Medical Center                              

                             Dr. Pourtabatabaei, UCLA Geffen School of Medicine                   


Moderator: Dr. Mohamad Navab, UCLA Cardiology



  "Clinical, educational and research activity in cardiology at Madani Medical Center and University of Tabriz"

Dr. Ghaffari

Dr. Ghaffari is a Professor of cardiology at the Madani Medical Center in Tabriz.  He is Board certified in cardiology and is trained in Interventional cardiology.  He trained in advanced angiology and peripheral vascular intervention at Park hospital, Leipzig, Germany.  More...

Dr. Foroutan

Guest of the Week: Dr. Hamid Foroutan


Moderator: Dr. Mohamad Navab, UCLA



Dr. Hamid Foroutan studied medicine at the Shiraz University of Medical Sciences and completed residency, fellowship and special training in Shiraz, European, American and African medical institutions.  He is a pioneer in establishing network of sharing information with neighboring countries and helping their surgical teams to benefit from the progress in this area in Shiraz.  More...