Shadi Gholizadeh

Shadi Gholizadeh ( is a second-year Ph.D. student in Clinical Psychology at the SDSU/UCSD Joint Doctoral Program under the mentorship of Dr. Vanessa Malcarne. Her research interests include quality of life in rare diseases, body image in scleroderma, and psychosocial factors and health outcomes in chronic illness.  Shadi has industry experience working as a consultant in Patient Reported Outcomes (PRO) and Health-Related Quality of Life (HRQoL) pharmaceutical research. Shadi has degrees from Stanford University and the London School of Economics.

Malcarne, V. L., Fox, R. S., Mills, S. D., & Gholizadeh, S. (2013). Psychosocial aspects of systemic sclerosis. Current opinion in Rheumatology25(6), 707-713.

Bygum, A., Aygören-Pürsün, E., Caballero, T., Beusterien, K., Gholizadeh, S., Musingarimi, P., ... & Boysen, H. (2012). The hereditary angioedema burden of illness study in Europe (HAE-BOIS-Europe): background and methodology. BMC dermatology12(1), 4.

Asherson, P., Akehurst, R., Kooij, J. J., Huss, M., Beusterien, K., Sasané, R., Gholizadeh, S, & Hodgkins, P. (2012). Under Diagnosis of Adult ADHD Cultural Influences and Societal Burden. Journal of Attention Disorders, 16(5 suppl), 20S-38S.

Gholizadeh, S., & Hook, D. W. (2012). The Discursive Construction of the 1978–1979 Iranian Revolution in the Speeches of Ayatollah Khomeini. Journal of community & applied social psychology22(2), 174-186.

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