a regional organization member of the International Organization for Medical Physics (IOMP)
The Iranian Association of Medical Physicists (IAMP) was established in 1993 and at present is one of the most active non-governmental scientific associations among other scientific associations in this country.
The president and committee in charge of IAMP are elected every 3 years by the members under auspices of the Ministry of Health and Medical Education of Iran.
This committee has 7 members including the president.The association has 260 registered members working in different disciplines of Medical Physics, including 125 PhD holders (Nearly all of them university faculty members and professors) and 135 MSc holders who are either PhD students at present or working in hospitals.
This association runs a congress every two years about scientific achievements of researchers in Iran.
At present 4 universities run PhD course and 7 universities run MSc course involved in educating those interested in the field of Medical physics.