Razzagh Mahmoudi, DVM, PhD, is an associate professor of Food Hygiene and Safety at Department of Food Safety and Hygiene, Qazvin University of Medical Sciences, Iran. He was Educational Deputy of the Faculty of Public Health from 2016 to 2019 (member of Founding Board at Medical Microbiology Research Center, Qazvin University of Medical Sciences, Iran). He is Editorial Board member of about 5 international journals. His specializations are in molecular food microbiology, functional foods, probiotics and prebiotics, medicinal plants, food chemistry, dairy and meat technology, food and human nutrition. His research field includes molecular food microbiology, natural preservative from medicinal plant and biological source, production of new functional foods, application of natural preservative in dairy and meat products, and innovative pharmacological and nutritional research in new drug production and food production. He published around 180 papers (ISI, Scopus, Pubmed, CAB, CAS, ISC etc), 1 book chapter and 80 abstracts in national and international congresses.