Mehrsa Zakershahrak

Dr Mehrsa Zakershahrak

Higher Degree by Research Candidate

PhD Candidate

Adelaide Dental School

Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences

Dr Mehrsa Zakershahrak holds a Doctor of Dental Surgery (D.D.S) degree (Professional Doctorate) in Dentistry.
Mehrsa is currently a PhD candidate and researcher under the supervision of Prof. David Brennan and Dr Dandara Haag at the University of Adelaide, Dental school, ARCPOH.
Mehrsa works with large population-based cohort studies. Her research mainly focuses on effect modification, the main effect and interaction of psychosocial modifiers on the socioeconomic gradients of oral and general health-related quality of life.

Research Interests:

- Population Health

- Health inequalities

- Health-related Quality of Life

- Patient-reported outcome measures

- Psychosocial factors, Personality traits, Sense of coherence

- Interaction, main effects and effect modifiers

- Oral health epidemiology

- Head and neck cancers, oral cancers, treatments and patient managements

- Endodontics

  • Journals

    Year Citation
    2017 Moshari, A., Vatanpour, M., Esna Ashari, E., Zakershahrak, M., & Ara, A. (2017). Nonsurgical management of an extensive endodontic periapical lesion: A case report. Iranian Endodontic Journal, 12(1), 116-119.
    DOI Scopus3 Europe PMC1
    2017 Zakershahrak, M., Moshari, A., Vatanpour, M., Khalilak, Z., & Jalali Ara, A. (2017). Autogenous transplantation for replacing a hopeless tooth. Iranian Endodontic Journal, 12(1), 124-127.
    DOI Scopus3 Europe PMC2
  • Conference Papers

    Year Citation
    2016 Moshari, A., Vatanpour, M., & Zakershahrak, M. (2016). The efficacy of low-level laser treatment in reducing pain and swelling after endodontic surgery: A systematic review. In D. C. Todea, A. G. Podoleanu, & V. F. Duma (Eds.), Progress in Biomedical Optics and Imaging - Proceedings of SPIE Vol. 9670 (pp. 4 pages). Bucharest, ROMANIA: SPIE-INT SOC OPTICAL ENGINEERING.
    2015 Zakershahrak, M., & Zakershahrak, M. (2015). HIV/AIDS-Related Stigma and Discrimination among Dentists. In HN10101120071. Shiraz, Iran.

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