Ilaria Montagni, PhD
is a research fellow at the Inserm Research Center for Epidemiology and Biostatistics (U897) - Team Neuroepidemiology and the University of Bordeaux.
She has a Master in communication theories from the University of Florence, Italy. She received a European doctorate in Psychological and Psychiatric Sciences from the University of Verona (Italy) and the INSERM, UMR_S 1136, Institut Pierre Louis d'Epidémiologie et de Santé Publique, Paris, France. During her PhD, she worked for the REFINEMENT (REsearch on FINancing systems’ Effect on the quality of MENTal health care) project financed by the European Union (7FP HEALTH.2010.3.2-1), and developed the e-MentH study on the use of the Internet by 4 European university students for mental health information and advice seeking.
Dr. Montagni is involved in the HYPER (Health, well-being and success of young people in school and university education: a study of stress and attention deficit disorders) project within the HEADS (HEAlth Determinants in Societies) program financed by the Excellence Initiative of the University of Bordeaux. She is also collaborating with the communication team of the i-Share (Internet-based Students HeAlth Research Enterprise) project.
Her research projects are in the area of communication, internet, and new technologies concerning health. She is particularly interested in young adults’ use of the web for general health information and advice seeking, and on mental health polices for students.