Curriculum Vitae (PDF)


Shervin Assari, MD, MPH

  • Research Investigator, Department of Psychiatry
  • Former Paul B. Cornely Postdoctoral Fellow, CRECH

Research Interests: Black-White differences; Mental Health; Chronic Disease; Mediation and moderation, Longitudinal data analysis, Structural equation modeling.


Selected Publications

Assari S, Burgard S, Zivin K. Long-Term Reciprocal Associations Between Depressive Symptoms and Number of Chronic Medical Conditions: Longitudinal
Support for Black-White Health Paradox. J Racial Ethn Health Disparities. 2015
Dec;2(4):589-97. doi: 10.1007/s40615-015-0116-9. Epub 2015 May 15.
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Professional Organizations

  • Fellow, New York Academy of Medicine (NYAM)
  • Fellow, Scientific Association for Public Health in Iran (SAPHIR)
  • Chairman, Children of Imprisoned Parents International (COIPI)
  • Chair, Membership Council, American Academy of Health Behavior (AAHB)
  • Former Chair, Associate Members Committee, American Academy of Health Behavior (ACE)

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Email: Dr. Assari
Department of Psychiatry
Curriculum Vitae (PDF)



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