Dr Masoud Mohammadnezhad graduated with a MSc in Health Promotion from Tarbiat Modares University in Iran in 2002 and was awarded his Ph.D. in Public Health from Flinders University, Australia, in 2014. Dr Mohammadnezhad has more than 15 years of experience in teaching undergraduate, postgraduate, and MBBS courses in various university settings. He is currently teaching a variety of public health courses, along with developing the course outlines, at Fiji National University (FNU), where he is an Associate Professor of Public Health (Health Promotion) in the School of Public Health and Primary Care, along with being the program coordinator for the health promotion discipline. He has published more than 50 articles, seven of which have been published in 2017. He has also presented at numerous national and international conferences.