Graduated from the faculty of pharmacy at the University of Geneva, Shima Sazegari has been working as a pharmacist and integrative medicine consultant for more than 25 years in Geneva. During all these years, she has been interested and committed to the development of natural medicine in Switzerland and in Europe. Her area of interest and expertise stems from her years of practice and continues training with internationally recognized experts in various aspects of medicine such as functional medicine, homeopathy adapted to the vital sensation, herbal medicine in its expanded pharmaceutical application specially flower essences. Benefiting from her extensive experience and the desire to share her know-how and knowledge acquired during these long years, Shima Sazegari has developed a new concept of integrative medicine for health professionals.
SAM comprises an international pool of experts in natural medicine and sustainable health program
Shima Sazegari, CEO and Aevissa group co-founder
Layza Motola Dupuis, Marketing & Event Advisory
Graduated from hospitality management, Hotel Institute of Montreux, Switzerland Layza is a successful commercial executive well versed in intercultural business communication & practices, as well as work ethics combining Swiss discipline and education with oriental mind-set and cultures. She became at a young age the Country Manager of a South African leading paper company in charge of the Turkish market and successfully managed the local sales office for 13 years with a wide range of responsibilities in complex and competitive environments. In her field of activities, she fulfilled market intelligence, customer relationships, operational sales management, office management and strategic contribution tasks. Layza is currently an MBA candidate for International Organizations at the University of Geneva, Geneva School of Economics and Management, GSEM.
Marinela Lekka, Head of Digital Marketing
Marinela Lekka has graduated Business Management & Economics with Honors, performed her MSc studies in Biotechnology, Bioeconomy and Law and she is a current MBA candidate at as of June 2020. She is specialized in International Marketing, Digital Strategy and Communications, having an extended former experience in the fields of Biotechnology and Life Sciences in a multinational context. As a former prominent professional athlete, she is a young and passion-driven personality, committed to fulfilling unmet needs in global health by incorporating cutting-edge technologies, multidisciplinary research tools and ethos in the modern healthcare algorithm.
Marinela is actively involved in the International Marketing activities of Swiss Alternative Medicine and she is leading the Digital Strategy and Media department. Highly passionate about healthcare and innovation, she is strongly committed to multi-dimensional organizational growth and sustainable development.
Mitra Vaziri Zaim, SAM’s Education Program Consultant & Training Executive of WHIS Switzerland
Mitra Vaziri Zaim holds a strong background in the field of education and management, especially with children. Her management skills as well as many years of experience in training and teaching, combined with her interpersonal and self-driven networking skills, make her an experienced expert in communication and transmission of different educational programs. Mitra had been an active member of “Ecole de Danse Classique de Genève” for more than 15 years and had contributed to their public performance. Being trained on orchid essences brings added-value in her activities and approach to children. Mitra is in charge of SAM’s children and adult education program in collaboration with World Health Innovation Summit (WHIS) such as WHISKids, [email protected], etc.
Dr. Mohammad Nami, SAM’s Medical Advisor
Mohammad is a medical doctor and neuroscientist. He gained his medical specialty in neuroscience and his fellowship in sleep disorders. Not only is he among the university’s top-ranked scholars due to his numerous scientific articles and speeches presented in international congresses but also he has been recognized as a top-rated contributor to numerous international neuroscience events. During the past several years, he has led several Brain Awareness and Autism Multidisciplinary works, conducted workshops on Sleep Medicine/Sleep Neuroscience, and gained experience as corporate trainer in the field of professional development skills.
Dr. Nami is currently the Head of the Department of Neuroscience at Shiraz University of Medical Sciences (SUMS), the chief-editor of two international and interdisciplinary journals (JAMSAT, Neuroscience Research Letters), and the president of the Iranian Neuroscience Society, Fars Chapter. The Neuroscience Lab (NSL) at SUMS has been a dynamic platform for interdisciplinary studies where he and his associates deal with. He has been a Dale Carnegie’s alumnus since 2014 and yearns to gain further expertise in the field of organizational and leadership training. He is also passionate about the concept of “Neuro-leadership” and how human brain potentials drive his behavior as a leader to inspire others. In addition to his scientific activities, he is an avid artist interested in traditional Iranian country music, especially singing.
Mohammad Javad Shafiei, Marketing Advisor Liaison- Middle East
Mohammad has more than ten years of experience in technology commercialization and venture financing, especially in the healthcare and IT industry. He loves to work at the forefront of developing new technologies that have the potential to grow and scale; he has thrived in establishing and leading prosperous companies like Smartup Ventures and Amen Capital that have been a platform for investment and growth of innovative companies. He has also served as a board member of several healthcare companies like Paziresh24 and Health to help them grow and develop rapidly.
Mohammad has graduated in engineering and MBA from the Sharif University of Technology. After his studies, he established the Sharif Technology Transferring Office, which is one of the active and successful academic technology commercialization centers.