Shervin2Shervin Assari, MD, MPH (born April 4, 1976), is a research faculty at the Department of Psychiatry, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. With more than 12 years of clinical and public health research experience, he has published 100 manuscripts in International journals, in addition to more than 50 manuscripts in Iranian journals. Several of his research findings in Iran has received considerable media attention. According to the Google Scholar, Dr. Assari’s scholarly work has been cited 1176 times, giving him an h index of 17. He has also authored four book chapters in Handbook of Disease Burdens and Quality of Life Measures. Only in 2014, he published 20 manuscripts, most of them appeared in Pubmed. 

 

 

 

 

Education

Postdoctoral Research Faculty, 2013

Center for Research on Ethnicity, Culture and Health

Department of Health Behavior and Health Education

School of Public Health

University of Michigan

Master of Public Health, 2011

Department of Health Behavior and Health Education

School of Public Health

University of Michigan

MD (Primary Health Care) 2002

Shahrekord University of Medical Sciences

Shahrekord, Iran

Research Interests

Substantive: wellbeing, mental health, quality of life, health care utilization, race, and ethnicity

Methodological / Statistical: complex survey data aanlysis, longitudinal data analysis, latent growth curve modelling, structural equation modelling, mediation and moderation, multilevel analysis, effect modification

Employment

Data analyst, 2012

Healthy Heart for Women

Oakwood Health Organization

Dearborn, MI

Research Fellow, 2012

Center for Research on Ethnicity, Culture, and Health

Health Behavior and Health Education

University of Michigan School of Public Health

Ann Arbor, MI

Methodological & Statistical Consultant, 2005- 2007

Nephrology and Urology Research Center, Tehran, Iran

Clinical Research Unit, Baghiatallah University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran

Lung transplantation Research Center, National Research Institute of TB and Lung Disease, Shaheed Beheshti Medical University, Iran

Behavioral Research Center, Tehran, Iran

Statistical Packages

SPSS, Stata, AMOS, HLM, SAS, MPLUS

Professional Memberships

American College of Epidemiology (ACE), 2012 – current

World Association of Medical Editors (WAME), 2009 – current

American Psychological Association (APA), 2012 –current

International Academy of Sex Research (IASR), 2012 – current

Research Grant Participation

Co-Investigator, Flint Adolescent Study, 2013

(Principal Investigator = Marc Zimmerman)

Clinical Research Unit, Tehran, Iran

Amount = $3,5000,000 USD

Co-Investigator, Fathers and Sons, 2012-2013

(Principal Investigator =Cleopathra Caldwell)

Clinical Research Unit, Tehran, Iran

Amount = $1,500,000 USD

Co-Investigator, Measuring Burden of Disease among Ten Medical Conditions, 2005-2007

(Principal Investigator = Mostafa Ghanei)

Clinical Research Unit, Tehran, Iran

Amount = $100,000 USD

Co-Investigator, Healthy Heart Women, 2012

(Principal Investigator = Arthur Riba)

Oakwood Health Organization, Dearborn, MI

Amount = $1,100,000 USD

Teaching Experiences  

Writing for Publications Workshop for allied health students, 2013

University of Michigan School of Public Health

Ann Arbor, MI

Writing for Publications Workshop for allied health students, 2010

University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation

Tehran, Iran

Writing for Publications Workshop for allied health students, 2009

Baghyatallah University of Medical Sciences

Tehran, Iran

Writing for Publications Workshop for medical faculty, 2009

Baghyatallah University of Medical Sciences

Tehran, Iran

Editorial Board:

Frontiers in Public Health

International Journal of Case Reports and Images

Peer Reviewer

American Journal of Public Health

American Journal of Health Behavior

American Journal of Health Promotion

Annals of Behavioral Medicine

Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health

International Journal of Public Health

PLOS One

Chronic Illness

Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology

Archives of Medical Sciences

Journal of Research on Medical Sciences

Hepatitis Monthly

Editorial Experience

Frontiers in Public Health, 2013-

International Journal of Case Reports and Images (IJCRI), 2013-

Peer Review Publications

Wellbeing and quality of life