Dr. Afshin Afrookhteh
Senior Vice President, Chief Compliance Officer
Dr. Afrookhteh is currently the Chief Compliance Officer and a member of the Executive Leadership Team at Trident University.ﾠ He is a higher education executive with a unique background, combining PhD and JD degrees with over 20 years of diverse professional experience at BS, MS and PhD levels, at both private as well as public higher education including traditional and on-line institutions. His experience as a faculty member, academic administrator and compliance officer affords him a unique perspective on higher education issues and allows for a more comprehensive approach to strategic planning, problem solving and decision-making. Dr. Afrookhteh has developed and taught courses in Healthcare Law, Legal Aspects of Healthcare Administration, Medical Ethics, Law and Ethics in Education, Health in Public Education, Program Evaluation and Healthcare Finance.ﾠ He has also served in various capacities including Chair of the Institutional Review Board (IRB) for Protection of Human Subjects in Research and Accreditation Liaison Officer (ALO).ﾠ He currently chairs the Trident Regulatory Affairs Committee (TRAC). Dr. Afrookhteh offers the utmost in integrity, dedication and commitment to the institution and the students it serves.