Roberto De Vogli, M.P.H., Ph.D.

Roberto De Vogli, M.P.H., Ph.D.


Public Health Sciences-Division of Epidemiology


  • Associate Professor, PhD, MPH

UC Davis School of Medicine

Davis, CA 95616
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Clinical Interests

Dr. De Vogli's research interests include: Globalization, Inequalities, Psychosocial Factors and Health, Socioeconomic Status, Psychosocial Factors and Chronic Diseases and Social Determinants of Health and Health Behaviors.




M.P.H., UCLA, Los Angeles, California, 1999

Ph.D., UCLA, Los Angeles, California, 2003

Professional Memberships

Centre for Life-course Studies in Society and Health, International Committee

Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC), Peer Review College

International AIDS Economics Network (IAEN)

International Institute for Society and Health

Italian Community Psychology Association

McArthur Foundation Research Network on Socioeconomic Status Health

Honors and Awards

Top 5 JECH Most Read Articles, 2007

Young Investigator Award, International AIDS Society, 2001

UCLA Graduate Studies Award, 2001

UCLA Dissertation Year Award, 2000

Italian Trust Fund Award, 1998

Education Abroad Program Award (EAP), 1997

Select Recent Publications

De Vogli R, Marmot M and Stuckler D. Strong Evidence that the Economic Crisis Caused A Rise of Suicides in Europe: The Need for Social Protection. J Epidemiol Community Health Jan 2013 [Epub ahead of print.]

Kouvonen A, De Vogli R, Stafford M, Shipley M, Marmot MG, Cox T, Vahtera J, Vaanane A, Heponiemi T, Singh-Manoux A, Kivimaki M. Social Support and the Likelihood of Maintaining and Improving Levels of Physical Activity: the Whitehall II Prospective Cohort Study. Eur J Public Health 2012;22(4):514-8.

Kouvonen A, Stafford M, Swift J, De Vogli R, Kivimaki M. Social Participation and Maintaining Recommended Waist Circumference: Prospective Evidence from the English Longitudinal Study of Ageing. J Ageing and Health 2012;24(2):250-68.

Lenzi M, Vieno A, Santinello M and De Vogli R. Perceived Teacher Unfairness and Primary Headache in Early Adolescence: A Cross-National Comparison. Int J Public Health 2012 Feb 8 [Epub ahead of print]

De Vogli R, Kouvonen A, Elovainio M and Marmot M. Globalization, Inequality and Body Mass Index: A Cross-National Analysis of 127 Nations. Critical Public Health Dec. 2012 [Epub ahead of print.]

De Vogli R, Marmot M and Stuckler D. Letter to the Editor. Excess Suicides and Attempted Suicides in Italy Attributable to the Great Recession. J Epidemiol Community Health 2012 Aug 2 [Epub ahead of print.]

Stafford M, McMunn A and De Vogli R. Neighborhood Social Environment and Depressive Symptoms in Mid-Life and Beyond. J Aging and SocietyM 2011;31:893-910.

Kouvonen A, Stafford M, De Vogli R, Marmot M, Singh-Manoux A and Kivimaki M. Negative Aspects of Close Relationships as Predictors of Increase in Body Mass Index and Waist Circumference: the Whitehall II Study. Am J Public Health 2011;101(8):1474-80.

De Vogli R. Neoliberal Globalisation and Health in a Time of Economic Crisis. Social Theory Health 2011;9:311-325.

De Vogli R., Gimeno D and Kouvonen A. Globesization: Ecological Association Between Fast Food Outlets and Obesity in 26 Advanced Nations. Critical Public Health 2011;21(4):395-402.