Arash Ghanbarzadegan

Dr Arash Ghanbarzadegan

Adjunct Lecturer

Adelaide Dental School

Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences

Eligible to supervise Masters and PhD (as Co-Supervisor) - email supervisor to discuss availability.


Dr Arash Ghanbarzadegan is an adjunct lecturer at the University of Adelaide Dental School and lecturer and research fellow based at the University of Sydney. Arash's research areas are evidence-based policy, oral health services, inequality research and the ageing population's oral health.
Dr Ghanbarzadegan introduced a new concept model of inequality in dental services (i.e. Triangle of Inequality in Dental Services). He also added new insights into counterfactual multiple mediation and sensitivity analysis using the Ratio of Mediator Probability Weighting (RMPW) approach.
Dr Ghanbarzadegan is a health systems researcher utilising qualitative, quantitative, and mixed-method methodologies. In addition to his role at Sydney Dental School, he works with the Menzies Centre for Health Policy and Economics, The University of Sydney. In his roles, he works closely with institutional partners such as the Centre for Oral Health Strategy and NSW Health. He is responsible for quantitative policy analysis and supports the evaluation team of the Primary School Mobile Dental Program.

  • Journals

    Year Citation
    2022 Ghanbarzadegan, A., Bastani, P., Balasubramanian, M., Brennan, D., & Jamieson, L. (2022). The triangle of inequality in dental services: arguments for a new conceptual framework.. Archives of public health = Archives belges de sante publique, 80(1), 60.
    DOI Scopus2 WoS2
    2022 Ghanbarzadegan, A., Mittinty, M., Brennan, D. S., & Jamieson, L. M. (2022). Income-based inequalities in dental service utilization: A multiple mediation analysis. Community Dentistry and Oral Epidemiology, 1-7.
    DOI Scopus2 WoS2 Europe PMC1
    2022 Emadi, F., Ghanbarzadegan, A., Ghahramani, S., Bastani, P., & Baysari, M. T. (2022). Factors affecting medication adherence among older adults using tele-pharmacy services: a scoping review. Archives of Public Health, 80(1), 11 pages.
    DOI Scopus1 WoS1
    2022 Ghanbarzadegan, A., Ivanovski, S., Sloan, A. J., & Spallek, H. (2022). Oral health research funding in relation to disease burden in Australia. Australian Dental Journal, 6 pages.
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    2022 Ghanbarzadegan, A., Mittinty, M., Brennan, D. S., & Jamieson, L. M. (2022). The effect of education on dental service utilization patterns in different sectors: A multiple mediation analysis.. Community Dent Oral Epidemiol, 7 pages.
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    2021 Bastani, P., Mohammadpour, M., Ghanbarzadegan, A., Rossi-Fedele, G., & Peres, M. A. (2021). Provision of dental services for vulnerable groups: a scoping review on children with special health care needs. BMC Health Services Research, 21(1), 1-12.
    DOI Scopus2 WoS2 Europe PMC1
    2021 Jafari, A., Mohammadpour, M., Ghanbarzadegan, A., Rossi-Fedele, G., & Bastani, P. (2021). Oral health practitioners' knowledge, attitude, and awareness about coronavirus: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Journal of Education and Health Promotion, 10(1), 1-6.
    DOI Scopus5 Europe PMC4
    2021 Bastani, P., Mohammadpour, M., Ghanbarzadegan, A., Kapellas, K., & Do, L. G. (2021). Global concerns of dental and oral health workers during COVID-19 outbreak: a scope study on the concerns and the coping strategies. Systematic Reviews, 10(1), 9 pages.
    DOI Scopus20 WoS16 Europe PMC16
    2021 Behrad, S., Safari, I., Sohanian, S., & Ghanbarzadegan, A. (2021). A Rare Odontogenic Cyst in an Uncommon Area: Case Report and Review of the Literature. Journal of Coloproctology, 41(01), 083-086.
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    2021 Ghanbarzadegan, A., Bastani, P., Luzzi, L., & Brennan, D. (2021). Inequalities in utilization and provision of dental services: a scoping review. Systematic Reviews, 10(1), 11 pages.
    DOI Scopus11 WoS11 Europe PMC8
    2021 Ghanbarzadegan, A., Balasubramanian, M., Luzzi, L., Brennan, D., & Bastani, P. (2021). Inequality in dental services: a scoping review on the role of access toward achieving universal health coverage in oral health. BMC Oral Health, 21(1), 1-11.
    DOI Scopus7 WoS7 Europe PMC5
    2021 Bastani, P., Sarikhani, Y., Ghanbarzadegan, A., Ostovar, F., Samadbeik, M., & Jamieson, L. (2021). Challenges in the provision and utilization of oral health services among the Australian Indigenous population: a scoping review. Journal of Public Health, 30(9), 2163-2172.
    DOI Scopus3
    2021 Mohammadpour, M., Zarifinezhad, E., Ghanbarzadegan, A., Naderimanesh, K., Shaarbafchizadeh, N., & Bastani, P. (2021). Main Factors Affecting the Readiness and Responsiveness of Healthcare Systems during Epidemic Crises: A Scoping Review on Cases of SARS, MERS, and COVID-19. Iranian Journal of Medical Sciences, 46(2), 81-92.
    DOI Scopus4 Europe PMC3
    2020 Bastani, P., Sarikhani, Y., Ghanbarzadegan, A., Ostovar, F., & Jamieson, L. (2020). Challenges in Oral Health Provision and Utilization in the Australian Indigenous Population: A Scoping Review. research square.
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    2020 Ghanbarzadegan, A., Kavosi, Z., Karimi, S., Peyravi, M., Ghorbanian, A., & Bastani, P. (2020). Investigating the Effective Factors on Family Physicians' prescriptions. EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF PUBLIC HEALTH, 30(Supplement_5), V1030.
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    2020 Payam, S., Najmeh, B., Ghanbarzadegan, A., Maryam, N., & Peivand, B. (2020). Ranking of Iranian provinces based on healthcare infrastructures: before and after implementation of Health Transformation Plan. Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation, 18(1), 13 pages.
    DOI Scopus7 WoS4 Europe PMC4
    2020 Behrad, S., Sohanian, S., & Ghanbarzadegan, A. (2020). Solitary intraosseous neurofibroma of the mandible: Report of an extremely rare histopathologic feature. Indian Journal of Pathology and Microbiology, 63(2), 276-278.
    DOI Scopus5 WoS5 Europe PMC2
    2020 Mohammadpour, M., Bastani, P., Brennan, D., Ghanbarzadegan, A., & Bahmaei, J. (2020). Oral health policymaking challenges in Iran: a qualitative approach. BMC Oral Health, 20(1), 12 pages.
    DOI Scopus6 WoS6 Europe PMC5
    2020 Mohammadpour, M., Bastani, P., Ghanbarzadegan, A., & Bahmaei, J. (2020). Oral Health Policy making Challenges in Iran: A Qualitative Approach. BMC Oral Health, 20, 12 pages.
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    2019 Bastani, P., Ghanbarzadegan, A., Vatankhah, S., & Samadbeik, M. (2019). Components Affecting Pharmaceutical Strategic Purchasing: A Scoping Review.. Health services insights, 12, 1-11.
    DOI Scopus4
    2019 Ghanbarzadegan, A., majid, A., & mohsen, A. (2019). The Efficacy of Intracanal Medicaments on Tooth Root Canal Treatment Pain Management. Iranian Endodontic Journal, 14(1), 1-7.
    DOI Scopus4
    2018 Ghanbarzadegan, A., bastani, P., rezaeean, M., jooybay, M., & Ahmadzadeh, M. (2018). Survey Knowledge, Attitude, and Performance of Pharmacy Staff Toward Dietary Supplements in Shiraz in 2015: A Descriptive Study [. Journal of Rafsanjan University of Medical Sciences, 17(6), 12 pages.
    2018 bastani, P., bordbar, N., bikineh, P., & Ghanbarzadegan, A. (2018). Identification of the Internship Problems of Health Services Management Students from Perspective of the Faculty Members and Educators: A Qualitative Study. Journal of Health Based Research.
    2017 Ghanbarzadegan, A., iranmanesh, F., amiri, S., esmaeili nadimi, A., rezaeean, M., & bastani, P. (2017). Situation Analysis of Clinical Performance in Departments of Rafsanjan Dental School Based on Servqual Model in 2016- 2017Academic Year. Journal of Rafsanjan University of Medical Sciences.
    2015 Sardari, F., Tahmasbi, A., & Ghanbarzadegan, A. (2015). Salivary IgA concentration in diabetic patients compared to healthy controls. Dental Hypotheses, 6(2), 60-64.
    DOI Scopus3
    - Bateni, E., Rabiei, A., Sabzikari, N., & Ghanbarzadegan, A. (n.d.). Comparison of periodontal parameters among cardiovascular patients and healthy controls. Journal of Occupational Health and Epidemiology, 5(3), 129-134.
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    - Bateni, E., Rabiei, A., & Ghanbarzadegan, A. (n.d.). Comparison of periodontal parameters and metabolic glucose levels in patients with diabetes and healthy subjects. Journal of Occupational Health and Epidemiology, 5(2), 89-97.
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    - Mohammadpour, M., Bastani, P., Ghanbarzadegan, A., & Bahmaei, J. (n.d.). Policymaking Challenges in the Oral Health in a Low-income Developing Country:A Qualitative Approach.
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    - Mohammadpour, M., Bastani, P., Ghanbarzadegan, A., & Bahmai, J. (n.d.). Policy Making Challenges in the scope of Oral Health in Developing Countries A Qualitative Study of the Islamic Republic of Iran.
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  • Conference Papers

    Year Citation
    2021 Ghanbarzadegan, A., Balasubramanian, M., Luzzi, L., Brennan, D., & Bastani, P. (2021). A Scoping Review on the Role of Access toward achieving Universal Health Coverage in Oral Health. In European Journal of Public Health Vol. 31 (pp. 221). Berlin: Oxford University Press (OUP).
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    2016 Ghanbarzadegan, A., Bastani, P., Rezaeeian, M., joybar, M., & Ahmadzadeh, M. (2016). Survey Knowledge, Attitude, and Performance of Pharmacy Staff Toward Dietary Supplements in Shiraz in 2015: A Descriptive Study. In Booklet 1st Int. congress of social studies on health for students. Shiraz, Iran.
  • Conference Items

    Year Citation
    2020 Ghanbarzadegan, A., Bastani, P., Emadi, F., Mohammmadpour, M., Pourmohammadi, K., & Javanmardi, S. (2020). The Requirements of Developing Countries' Health Systems Facing with COVID-19: A Case Study of Iran. Poster session presented at the meeting of Abstracts of the 16th World Congress on Public Health (WCPH 2020), as published in European Journal of Public Health. virtual online: Oxford University Press (OUP).
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    2017 Ghanbarzadegan, A., Iranmanesh, F., Amiri, S., Esmaieli, A., rezaeian, M., & bastani, P. (2017). Situation Analysis of Clinical Performance in Departments of Rafsanjan Dental School Based on Servqual Model in 2016- 2017Academic Year. Poster session presented at the meeting of 57th Int. congress of the Iranian dental association..
    2015 Sardari, F., Tahmasebi, A., & Ghanbarzadegan, A. (2015). Salivary IgA concentration in diabetic patients compared to healthy controls.. Poster session presented at the meeting of 55th Int. congress of the Iranian dental association..
    2013 Bateni, E., Rabiei, A., & Ghanbarzadegan, A. (2013). Comparison of periodontal parameters and metabolic glucose levels in patients with diabetes and healthy subjects.. Poster session presented at the meeting of 13th Int. congress of the Iranian Academy of Periodontology..
    2013 Ghanbarzadegan, A. (2013). rare ameloblastic fibroma: a case report. Poster session presented at the meeting of 2nd national congress of the Iranian Dental Association of oral and maxillofacial pathology. Participated as poster presenter..
  • Position: Adjunct Lecturer
  • Phone: 83132895
  • Email: arash.ghanbarzadegan@adelaide.edu.au
  • Campus: North Terrace
  • Building: 44-60 Rundle Mall - Rundle Mall Plaza, floor Level Four
  • Org Unit: Australian Research Centre for Population Oral Health

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