Assistant professor-in-residence,
department of psychiatry and biobehavioral sciences

Roya Ijadi-Maghsoodi, MD, MSHPM, 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’s research focuses on addressing social and mental health inequities among under-resourced and minoritized youth, families, and adults in the community, particularly families experiencing homelessness, and youth in schools. She received a AACAP NIDA Career Development Award and several other research awards to adapt and deliver a family resilience intervention to homeless-experienced families. She has been an investigator on PCORI, NIH, and foundation funded studies on the comparative effectiveness of PSH housing types, and a school digital mental health intervention. She is an attending physician in the VA Women’s Health Clinic, co-directs the VA Family Resilience Clinic, and co-directs the UCLA Psychiatry Asylum Clinic. Dr. Ijadi-Maghsoodi is committed to child and family mental health advocacy, previously served as President of the Southern California Society of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, and is a volunteer asylum network member for Physicians for Human Rights.