Liliana Carvajal Velez

Liliana Carvajal Velez

Phd Student
Visiting address: Solnavägen 1 E, 11365 Stockholm
Postal address: K9 Global folkhälsa, K9 GPH Dalman, 171 77 Stockholm

About me

  • PhD student at the Department of Global Public Health, Epidemiology of
    Psychiatric Conditions, Substance use and Social Environment group (EPiCSS).
    I also work as Statistics and Monitoring Specialist at the Division of Data
    Analysis Planning and Monitoring, Data and Analytics Section of UNICEF-
    In this capacity, I coordinate the work on the measurement of mental health
    among adolescents at the population level (MMAP) project. [1]
    Master of Science in Epidemiology, London School of Hygiene and Tropical
    Medicine, London, UK, 2015
    Master of Arts in International Political Economy and Development, Fordham
    University, New York, USA, 2004


  • My current scientific interests are measurement aspects of maternal, child
    and adolescent health at the population level and life course epidemiology.
    My PhD project aims at developing measurement tools for adolescent mental at
    the population level by conducting transcultural adaptation and validation of
    instruments to measure prevalence of depression and anxiety, functional
    limitations, suicidality, mental health care and social connectedness.


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