Assistant Professor, Health Behavior & Health Education, School of Public Health.
Ph.D., Medicine, University of Pompeu Fabria, Spain
Roshanak Mehdipanah is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Health Behavior and Health Education in the School of Public Health. She completed her Ph.D. at the University of Pompeu Fabra, Spain and her M.Sc. in Gerontology from the School of Public Health and Health Systems at the University of Waterloo, Canada. Dr. Mehdipanah's research focuses on the relationship between housing and health in the U.S among various populations including seniors and low-income populations. She specializes in innovative research methods including realist evaluations and concept mapping to develop conceptual frameworks linking complex interventions to health. She has published in the areas of urban renewal, housing and policies aimed at eliminating health inequalities.
Select Aging Publications
Salvador-Piedrafita, María, Roshanak Mehdipanah, Davide Malmusi, Maica Rodríguez-Sanz, Albert Espelt, Cristina Pérez, Elisabeth Solf, María Abajo del Rincón, an, et al. 2017. "Views on the Effects of the Spanish Dependency Law on Caregivers' Quality of Life Using Concept Mapping." International Journal of Health Services, 47(2): 233-257.
Rodríguez-Sanz, Maica, Mercè Gotsens, Marc Marí-Dell'Olmo, Roshanak Mehdipanah, and Carme Borrell. 2016. "Twenty years of socioeconomic inequalities in premature mortality in Barcelona: The influence of population and neighbourhood changes." Health & Place, 39: 142-152.