Anna Oksuzyan

Max Planck Research Group: Gender Gaps in Health and Survival

Head of Independent Research Group


Anna Oksuzyan comes from Armenia. She has been trained as a medical doctor and holds a Master’s degree in Public Health. She arrived at the MPIDR in 2003 to participate in the research program offered by the International Max Planck Research School of Demography. She completed her PhD in 2010 at the University of Southern Denmark, Odense. From 2013 to 2014, she was Assistant Professor in the Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Biodemography at said university. Since February 2015, she has been heading  the Max Planck Research Group Gender Gaps in Health and Survival at the MPIDR.


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MPIDR Publications (recent)

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Oksuzyan, A.; Gumà, J.; Doblhammer, G.:
In: Doblhammer, G.; Gumà, J. (Eds.): A demographic perspective on gender, family and health in Europe, 65-100. Cham: Springer International Publishing (2018). Forthcoming.
Santacroce, A.; Wastesson, J. W.; Höhn, A.; Christensen, K.; Oksuzyan, A.:
Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health (2018). Forthcoming.
Zarulli, V.; Barthold Jones, J. A.; Oksuzyan, A.; Lindahl-Jacobsen, R.; Christensen, K.; Vaupel, J. W.:
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America (2018).
Kühn, M.; Dudel, C.; Vogt, T. C.; Oksuzyan, A.:
MPIDR Working Paper WP-2017-009. (2017).
Oksuzyan, A.:
In: Vaupel, J. W.; Edel, A. (Eds.): Grünbuch Alternde Gesellschaft: wie das "neue Altern" unser Leben verändern wird, 22-26. München: Max-Planck-Gesellschaft zur Förderung der Wissenschaften e.V. (2017).