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Andres Roman-Urrestarazu

Senior Research Associate

Andres Roman-Urrestarazu, MD PhD MFPH is a psychiatrist, public health medicine clinician and Senior Research Associate at the Department of Psychiatry, the University of Cambridge, working on the Population Evidence and Data Science of the Applied Health Research & Collaboration of the National Institute of Health Research. He is also a Harkness Fellow in Health Care Policy and Practice (2021-2022), an Assistant Professor at Maastricht University in the Department of International Health and Consultant Clinical Academic Staff at Public Health England. He has held appointments as Gillings Fellow in Global Public Health (2016-2020) and Director of Studies in Psychology and Behavioural Science in Trinity Hall (2014-2016), both at the University of Cambridge and Research Officer in Health Economics and Health Policy at the London School of Economics (2014-2016). He is also a Member of the Faculty of Public Health participating in the Mental Health Special Interest Group and a Fellow of the Royal Society for Public Health. His combined expertise in public mental health lies in the intersection of health inequalities and the economic determinants of adverse mental health outcomes in fields ranging from substance abuse and intimate partner violence across multiple socio-cultural contexts.