Headshot of Dr Rafiq

Rafia Rafiq

RAFIA RAFIQUE PH.D., is currently working as Associate Professor at the Institute of Applied Psychology, University of the Punjab, Pakistan. She was awarded PhD in Applied Psychology for University of the Punjab in 2012. She did her post-doctoral research from Nottingham University, UK in 2014. She has more than 55 research publications to her credit in impact factor and national
journals. Dr Rafia is reviewer for10 international and 6 national journals. She was awarded the best research paper award by Higher Education Commission of Pakistan in 2018.

She has presented her quantitative and qualitative research in conferences held in Japan, Dubai, United Kingdom, Canada, Turkey, Budapest, India, and Bangkok. She has been awarded grant by HEC to supervise post-doctoral research in Psychology. Her name is published in the book of High achievers of Kinnaird College for Women.

UK conference presenters

Dr. Rafiq (second from left) with other presenters at the 2018 Global Muslim Mental Health Conference held at Cambridge, UK.

Dr. Rafiq's presentation was on "Socio-demographic, Clinical profiles and Self-reported Perceived Barriers in Seeking Services: A study of Muslim students with mental health issues."

COVID & Mental Health Panel at the 13th Annual Muslim Mental Health Conference

Muslim Beliefs and Behaviors Across Different Stages of the COVID-19 Pandemic - Rania Awaad, M.D.

Insights from the Muslim Plague History to the COVID-19 Era: The Role of Faith and Spirituality in Psychosocial Aspects of Pandemics - Yusif Salam Conn

Reported Mental Health issues during COVID-19 Pandemic in Punjab, Pakistan - Rafia Rafiq, Ph.D.

Discussant: Reza Nassiri, D.Sc

Michigan State University Department of Psychiatry

Institute for Muslim Mental Health