Parisa received her medical degree in 2014 from the University of Copenhagen. She completed her clinical rotations at the emergency department and at a general practice at Southern Zealand, followed by a one-year internship at the Pediatric Department at Roskilde Hospital. She also has experience from working in general practice in Norway, and as a MD volunteer in a Red Crescent in Iran. Moreover she has worked in adult psychiatry and achieved experience from an internship in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at Bispebjerg Hospital. Before COPSAC, Parisa worked in the field of respiratory medicine.
Parisa is currently a PhD student at COPSAC focusing on the effect of early life exposures on neurodevelopment, cognition and early psychiatric symptoms as part of the COPSYCH project in collaboration with CINS – Center for Clinical Intervention and Neuropsychiatric Schizophrenia Research at Glostrup hospital.