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Roya Ijadi-Maghsoodi, MD, MSHPM

Dr. Roya Ijadi-Maghsoodi is an Assistant Professor-in-Residence in the UCLA Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences and an Investigator at the Center for the Study of Healthcare Innovation, Implementation & Policy within the VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System. Dr. Ijadi-Maghsoodi earned her undergraduate degree in biology from Iowa State University and her medical degree from the University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine. She completed her general adult psychiatry residency and child psychiatry fellowship at the University of California, Los Angeles. Following residency, she completed an Advanced Fellowship in Women’s Health (a VA/UCLA health services research fellowship) and earned a Master of Science in Health Policy and Management with a specialization in health services research at the UCLA School of Public Health.

Dr. Ijadi-Maghsoodi’s research focuses on improving care for vulnerable populations, including homeless families and high-risk youth with trauma. She received an AACAP NIDA Physician Scientist Program in Substance Abuse K12 award to focus on improving care for homeless families with parental substance use disorders. Dr. Ijadi-Maghsoodi is also interested in child mental health advocacy and serves on the Cal-ACAP Government Affairs Committee and as Vice President of the Southern California Society of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, and provides asylum evaluations for Physicians for Human Rights.