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Americans are living longer, thanks to medical advancements, but they’re often unable to access or afford care. A daughter of educators, Parmis was exposed to and embraced science early. Teaching and treating the underserved is also in her DNA.
Parmis Kahtibi spends her days with patients fighting opioid addiction and other life-threatening diseases. Away from the clinic, she’s fighting stereotypes and lifting up young women. Dr. Parmis Kahtibi is the Chief Operation Officer of a healthcare corporation in California. They are a premier provider of comprehensive pain management services.
Recently, under Dr. Khatibi’s direction, the company expanded to include mental health and wellness services. Their positive reach has touched the lives of thousands of patients who have been ravaged by the opioid epidemic. Dr. Parmis Khatibi is an anticoagulation and antithrombotic clinical specialist at University of California, Irvine Medical Center as well as a Clinical Adjunct Professor for the University of California, San Francisco School of Pharmacy and USC School of Pharmacy. She is a part of the Dean’s Advisory Group at Chapman University School of Pharmacy. She received her bachelor’s degree from Texas A&M University and attended The University of the Pacific where she earned her doctorate.
She completed a postdoctoral/residency training program at Loma Linda University Medical Center. Prior to her matriculation for her doctorate, Parmis was a high school teacher in a povertystricken area of south-central Los Angeles. She implemented many programs that dealt with gang prevention as well as self-esteem and self-confidence issues for young women. Parmis is engaged in solving some of the most pressing issues of our global economy and has served as Chairwoman for the World Affairs Council of Orange County, an Orange County Board of Supervisors Appointee to the HIV Planning Council and is currently the statewide Vice-President for California Woman’s Leadership Association and Co-Chair, Generations Council of Farhang Foundation.