Dr. Shoaleh Bigdeli, associate professor in the department of Medical Education, School of Medicine at Iran University of Medical Sciences received her doctorate in Curriculum Theories and Implementation from Simon Fraser University (SFU), Canada, and received several certificates from FAIMER in medical education. She is AMEE Associate Fellow (AFAMEE) and since 2015, she has collaborated in several gamification projects in Canada and Iran. Dr.Bigdeli has supervised more than 30 post-graduate theses in medical education, given more than 60 presentations at universities and conferences, published more than 50 articles and co-authored 7 books. She is among editorial members of some medical education journals.
She is enthusiastic to teaching and learning issues and her teaching and research interests range widely on topics related to teaching and learning in higher education, medical education, curriculum, distance learning, gamification for learning, and philosophy of education.