Mahshid Zolfaghari

Doctoral Research Fellow - Public Health Nutrition
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Visiting address Sognsvannsveien 9 Domus Medica 0372 Oslo
Postal address Postboks 1046 Blindern 0317 Oslo
Other affiliations Faculty of Medicine (Student)

Academic interests

  • Model based policy analysis
  • System Dynamics
  • school-based nutrition policies
  • Qualitative and quantitative methods

Teaching assistant

  • Model-based interactive learning environment-University of Bergen 


Mahshid Zolfaghari has a master’s in system dynamics from University of Bergen. She has been putting her skills to use on the PEN project for the last year and a half, applying system dynamics to better understand the mechanism by which the European school fruit and vegetables scheme affects children's fruit and vegetable consumption. She is currently a PhD student in public health nutrition at the University of Oslo, where her project employs a system dynamics approach to assess the adoption, implementation, and impact of the Norwegian school fruit scheme. She is dedicated to applying the system dynamics approach to better understand the systemic challenges facing school-based nutrition policies.


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Published Oct. 6, 2020 11:39 AM - Last modified May 3, 2022 3:20 PM

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