Irina Nizamutdinova, MD, PhD

Irina Nizamutdinova, MD, PhD

Chair of Applied Biomedical Sciences, Associate Professor of Anatomy Clinical and Applied Science Education

Dr. Irina Tsoy Nizamutdinova is an associate professor. She earned her medical degree (M.D.) and specialized in Family Medicine in Tashkent, Uzbekistan. Dr. Nizamutdinova subsequently completed her master's and Ph.D. in Clinical Pharmacology at Gyeongsang National University School of Medicine in South Korea. Her graduate work focused on understanding the molecular signaling of adhesion molecules in the context of cardiovascular diseases and cancer.

Prior to joining UIWSOM, Dr. Nizamutdinova worked in the Department of Medical Physiology at Texas A&M Health Science Center College of Medicine and was also a member of the Doctor of Physical Therapy Program at the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor. Her primary focus was teaching Gross Anatomy, Pathology, the Lymphatic System, and Experimental Biology courses.

Dr. Nizamutdinova 's current research focuses on the effect of osteopathic manipulative therapy on lymphatic function. In addition to her role in teaching and research, she is an active and esteemed member of the American Association for Anatomy (AAA). She not only served as chair of the Ambassador Committee but is also a member of the Journal Trust Fund and Investment Committee at AAA, contributing to advancing anatomical research.

Dr. Nizamutdinova embraces the core of UIWSOM’s innovative curriculum. Her enthusiasm is palpable as she looks forward to facilitating learning for the next generation of physicians, sparking a sense of anticipation and optimism in the audience.

  • M.D. Specialized in Family Medicine, Tashkent, Uzbekistan
  • Master's and Ph.D., in Clinical Pharmacology, Gyeongsang National University School of Medicine