Dr. Faraz Vahid Shahidi

Mustard Post-Doctoral Fellow
PhD, Social and Behavioural Health Sciences, University of Toronto
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Faraz Vahid Shahidi is a Mustard post-doctoral fellow at the Institute for Work & Health.

Shahidi joined the Institute in 2019, after completing a PhD in social and behavioural health sciences at the University of Toronto. He also holds an MPhil in comparative social policy from the University of Oxford.

Shahidi is a social epidemiologist whose research examines the nature and causes of health inequalities, with a specific focus on the socioeconomic processes that generate and sustain those inequalities in the working population. His current areas of interest include: (1) the contribution of work stressors to social inequalities in health; (2) the mental health effects of precarious and low-wage employment; and (3) the impact of social policies on population health and health equity.

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