Dr. Mehdipanah 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. Prior to joining the faculty in HBHE, Mehdipanah was involved with the SOPHIE project (Evaluating the Impact of Structural Policies on Health Inequalities), funded by the European Community’s 7th Framework Program. Within this project, she led a four-year evaluation of an urban renewal policy and its effects on the health and health inequalities in Barcelona neighborhoods.
Ph.D. University of Pompeu Fabra; M.Sc. University of Waterloo; H.B.Sc. University of Toronto