Dr. Francisca S. Rodriguez (Then)


Phone+49 (0)631 / 205 2796
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Curriculum Vitae

since 2018

Senior Research Scientist at RPTU in Kaiserslautern (formerly TU Kaiserslautern), Developmental Psychology & Cognitive Science

Jan - Dec 2017Postdoctoral scholar at the University of Southern California, Los Angeles, Edward R. Roybal Institute of Aging
Apr - Jul 2016Visiting Researcher at the World Health Organization (WHO), Geneva
since 2011Research Scientist at the University of Leipzig, Institute for Social Medicine, Occupational Health and Public Health (ISAP)
2011 - 2014PhD ("Dr.rer.med."): Social Medicine, Occupational and Public Health at the University of Leipzig, Germany
2008-2010Study of  Brain and Cognitive Sciences,  University of Amsterdam, Netherlands (Master of Science)
2004-2008Study of Psychology & International Economics at the  American University of Paris, France(Bachelor of Arts)

Featured Publications

Rodriguez, F. S., Aranda, M. P., Lloyd, D. A., & Vega, W.A. (2018). Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Dementia Risk among Individuals with Low Education. The American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry.

Rodriguez, F. S., Schroeter, M. L., Arélin, K., Witte, A.V., Baber, R., Burkhardt, R., ... & Luck, T. (2018). APOE e4-genotype and lifestyle interaction on cognitive performance: Results of the LIFE-Adult-study. Health Psychology, 37(2), 194.

Then, F. S., Luck, T., Heser, K., Ernst, A., Posselt, T., Wiese, B., ... & Werle, J. (2017). Which types of mental work demands may be associated with reduced risk of dementia? Alzheimer's & Dementia, 13(4), 431-440.

Then, F. S., Luck, T., Luppa, M., König, H. H., Angermeyer, M. C., & Riedel-Heller, S. G. (2015). Differential effects of enriched environment at work on cognitive decline in old age. Neurology, 84(21), 2169-2176.