Dr Parisa Taheri received her medical doctorate in 2000 from the Medical University of Iran and her specialty in elderly health in 2006 from Université Joseph Fourier (UJF) in France. In 2007 she became a faculty member at Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Science. She is also the head of Elderly Health office in the Ministry of Health and Medical Education. As a member of Board of Elderly Health, with her effort in 2008, the first specialty elderly treatment clinic at Taleghani Educational Hospital was founded. This clinic aims to provide services to elderly and adults before elderly age. In addition to this clinic, she has funded memory specialty clinic at the Shahid Beheshti Medical University. In this clinic, the focus is on memory disorders in aging group and which can have different diagnosis, including the important issue of Dementia in elderly.