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Yalda Shokoohinia PharmD, PhD

Principal Scientist & Professor


Dr. Yalda Shokoohinia is the principal scientist at the Ric Scalzo Botanical Research Institute and Professor of Pharmaconosy and Phytochemistry at Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine.

Previously she was the chair of the Department of Pharmacognosy & Biotechnology, the head of School of Pharmacy, the Director of Pharmaceutical Sciences Research center, the head of Continuous Medical Education, and a faculty member at Kermanshah University of Medical Sciences in Kermanshah, Iran.

Classes Teaching:

  • Pharmacology and Research


  • Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Iran (Professional doctorate in Pharmacy, Pharm D, and a Ph.D. in Pharmacognosy)
  • Eastern Piedmont University, Italy (Fellowship in Phytochemistry)
  • University of Mississippi, NCNPR, Oxford, Mississippi (Fellowship in Medicinal Plants Analysis)



Her research areas are phytochemistry, natural product isolation, multidimensional chromatography, and analytical chemistry.

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