Dr. Nasim Salehi has over ten years of experience in public health, health promotion and health services management and has been involved in a diverse ranges of multidisciplinary research projects. Her key research interest includes: 1) Understanding of social capital and how it can be used to provide a basis for developing effective interventions to target the broad social determinants of health that are often elusive to change 2) Improving healthy environment/neighborhood by looking at different aspects of the neighborhood (physical, social and psychological aspects) to better achieve the high-quality health outcomes at the individual and community levels 3) Consumer engagement in health services design and research with the aim of building citizen science by providing an equal chance of participation in research and health provision to all people with different levels of ability. Dr. Salehi has undertaken theoretical research with practical application that resulted in changes in practice by identifying and addressing challenges in the health, social and community care system to improve health and well-being of both general and ill population. She has an overall output of 31 manuscripts (54 citations and H-index of 5), which is considered a strong output as an early career academic.
Published 13th February 2018
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