Public Health Doctoral Students

CURRENT

Name NASSER ALDEKHAIL

Degree  PhD

Title  The clinical effectiveness of obesity treatments for patients with diabetes and cardiovascular disease

Supervisor 1  Jennifer Logue (Cardiovascular and Medical Sciences, University of Glasgow)

Supervisor 2  David Morrison (Public Health, University of Glasgow)

Funding  Security Forces Hospital Program, Ministry of Interior, Saudi Arabia

Start year  2013

Intended finish year  October 2016

 

Name  WILLINGS BOTHA

Degree PhD

Title  Economics of forestry based health interventions

Supervisor 1   Andy Briggs (HEHTA, University of Glasgow)

Supervisor 2   Rich Mitchell (Public Health, University of Glasgow)

Funding  Forestry Commission

Start year  2013

Intended finish year  2016

 

Name BREDA CULLEN

Degree  PhD

Title  Cognitive outcomes in people with behavioural and brain disorders within UK Biobank

Supervisor 1   Jonathan Evans (Mental Health and Wellbeing, University of Glasgow)

Supervisor 2   Jill Pell (Public Health, University of Glasgow)

Supervisor 3   Danny Smith (Mental Health and Wellbeing, University of Glasgow)

Funding  Scottish Government

Start year  2014

Intended finish year  2017

 

Name SHADRACH DARE

Degree  PhD

Title  A retrospective cohort study of the risk factors for neonatal sepsis and other pregnancy related adverse outcomes in Ghana

Supervisor 1   Danny Mackay (Public Health, University of Glasgow)

Supervisor 2   Jill Pell (Public Health, University of Glasgow)

Funding  Association of Commonwealth Universities

Start year  2014

Intended finish year  2017

 

Name EFE EGHAREVBA

Degree  PhD

Title  Opportunity or exploitation: clinical research in developing countries

Supervisor 1   Elise Whitley (MRC/CSO Public and Health Sciences Unit, University of Glasgow)

Supervisor 2   Samiratou Ouedraogo

Supervisor 3   Professor Jacqueline Atkinson (Honorary Senior Research Fellow, Public Health, University of Glasgow)

Funding  Self funding

Start year  2011

Intended finish year  2017

 

Name  MIKE FLEMING

Degree  PhD

Title  Data linkage to investigate the effect of various factors on educational and health outcomes of children

Supervisor 1   Jill Pell (Public Health, University of Glasgow)

Supervisor 2   Danny Mackay (Public Health, University of Glasgow)

Funding  University of Dundee

Start year  2014

Intended finish year  2017

 

Name  ALLAN GILLIES

Degree  PhD

Title  The militarisation of international counterdrug policy in the Andes: The role of the armed forces of Colombia, Peru and Bolivia

Supervisor 1   Alexander Marshall (History, University of Glasgow)

Supervisor 2   Mo Hume (Politics, University of Glasgow)

Supervisor 3   Professor Jacqueline Atkinson (Honorary Senior Research Fellow, Public Health, University of Glasgow)

Funding  Kelvin Smith Scholarship

Start year  2011

Intended finish year  2016

 

Name  SHAZA HAMMED

Degree  PhD

Title  Evaluation of retention of patients on the ACES (Active Children Eating Smart) Programme

Supervisor 1   Charlotte Wright (Child Health, University of Glasgow)

Supervisor 2   David Morrison (Public Health, University of Glasgow)

Funding  Royal Embassy of Saudi Arabia

Start year  2010

Intended finish year  2016

 

Name DAVID HUNTER

Degree  MD

Title  The role of patient and tumour related factors on determining outcomes in stage II colon cancer in the context of a managed clinical network

Supervisor 1   Donald McMillan (Surgery, University of Glasgow)

Supervisor 2   David Morrison (Public Health, University of Glasgow)

Funding  Self funding

Start year  2014

Intended finish year  2019

 

Name LIYA LU

Degree  PhD

Title    Study of the association between smoking and peripheral arterial disease

Supervisor 1   Jill Pell (Public Health, University of Glasgow)

Supervisor 2   Danny Mackay (Public Health, University of Glasgow)

Funding  China Scholarship

Start year  2011

Intended finish year  2016

 

Name   PHILIP McLOONE

Degree PhD

Title  Haematological cancer patients admitted to Intensive Care in the West of Scotland

Supervisor 1   John Kinsella (Anaesthesia, University of Glasgow)

Supervisor 2   David Morrison (Public Health, University of Glasgow)

Funding  Niger Delta Development Commission

Start year  2014

Intended finish year  2019

 

Name  DANIEL MARTIN

Degree  MD

Title  Towards improving cardiometabolic outcomes In bipolar disorder

Supervisor 1   Danny Smith (Mental Health and Wellbeing, University of Glasgow)

Supervisor 2   Jill Pell (Public Health, University of Glasgow)

Supervisor 3   John Petrie (Cardiovascular and Life Sciences, University of Glasgow)

Funding  Self funding

Start year  2013

Intended finish year  2018

 

Name CHRIS MOULTRIE

Degree  MD

Title  Process and demand mapping for emergency and transport medicine

Supervisor 1   Danny Mackay (Public Health, University of Glasgow)

Supervisor 2   Jill Pell (Public Health, University of Glasgow)

Funding  Scottish Ambulance Service

Start year  2014

Intended finish year  2018

 

Name UDUAK NTUK

Degree  PhD

Title  Epidemiological study on cardiovascular risk using UK Biobank data

Supervisor 1   Jill Pell (Public Health, University of Glasgow)

Supervisor 2   Naveed Sattar (Institute of Cardiovascular and Medical Sciences, University of Glasgow)

Funding  Niger Delta Development Commission

Start year  2013

Intended finish year  2016
 

Name MARIAN OKON

Degree  PhD

Title  The role of environmental pollution in urban and rural health inequalities in Nigeria

Supervisor 1   Rich Mitchell (Public Health, University of Glasgow)

Supervisor 2   Niamh Shortt (School of Geosciences, University of Edinburgh)

Funding  Self funding

Start year  2014

Intended finish year  2017

 

Name  KATHRYN ANN PUXTY

Degree  MD

Title  Critical illness and intensive care unit treatment of cancer patients

Supervisor 1   Tara Quasim (Anaesthesia, University of Glasgow)

Supervisor 2   David Morrison (Public Health, University of Glasgow)

Funding  Self funding

Start year  2012

Intended finish year  2017

 

Name JOANNA STEWART

Degree  PhD

Title  Does the development of Glasgow's city structure explain its excess mortality?

Supervisor 1   Rich Mitchell (Public Health, University of Glasgow)

Supervisor 2   Mark Livingston (School of Social and Political Sciences, University of Glasgow)

Supervisor 3   David Walsh (Glasgow Centre for Population Health)

Funding  Glasgow Centre for Population Health

Start year  2008

Intended finish year  2016

 

Name SARAH TAYLOR

Degree  PhD

Title  Interaction between people and services in the Fifth Wave of public health

Supervisor 1   Sara MacDonald (General Practice and Primary Care, University of Glasgow)

Supervisor 2   Professor Phil Hanlon (Honorary Senior Research Fellow, Public Health, University of Glasgow)

Funding  Self funding

Start year  2011

Intended finish year  2016

 

Name JESSICA WAINMAIN-LEFLEY

Degree  PhD

Title  Relationships between Allostatic load and outcome after head injury.

Supervisor 1   Tom McMillan (Mental Health and Wellbeing, University of Glasgow)

Supervisor 2   Jonathan Cavanagh (Mental Health and Wellbeing, University of Glasgow)

Supervisor 3   Jill Pell (Public Health, University of Glasgow)

Funding  SCO

Start year 2012

Intended finish year  2016

 

Name ADELE WARRILOW

Degree  PhD

Title  Development of a global neurodevelopment risk score predictive of later life adversity

Supervisor 1   Jill Pell (Public Health, University of Glasgow)

Supervisor 2   Geoff Der (MRC/CSO Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, University of Glasgow)

Supervisor 3   Anna Cooper (Mental Health and Wellbeing, University of Glasgow)

Funding  Medical Research Council

Start year 2013

Intended finish year  October 2018

 

Name CLAIRE WILLIAMS

Degree  PhD

Title  Demonstrating the potential of multi-state survival models for enhancing epidemiological and health economic modelling

Supervisor 1   Jim Lewsey (Public HEHTA, University of Glasgow)

Supervisor 2   Andy Briggs (HEHTA, University of Glasgow)

Supervisor 3   Danny Mackay (Public Health, University of Glasgow)

Funding  Medical Research Council

Start year  2011

Intended finish year  2016

 

Name MEGAN YATES

Degree  PhD

Title  Mortality amenable to health care intervention in Scotland

Supervisor 1   Alastair Leyland (MRC/CSO Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, University of Glasgow)

Supervisor 2   Jill Pell (Public Health, University of Glasgow)

Supervisor 2   Ruth Dundas (MRC/CSO Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, University of Glasgow)

Funding  Medical Research Council

Start year  2014

Intended finish year  2017

 

RECENTLY COMPLETED

 

Name  MOHANNAD AL NSOUR

Degree  PhD

Year of award  2014

Colorectal cancer survival in Jordan 2003-2007.

 

Name JESS BAKER

Degree  PhD

Year of award  2015

Ethnicity and cardiovascular disease prevention.

 

Name BEVERLY BERGMAN

Degree  PhD

Year of award  2016

The Scottish veterans health study: a retrospective cohort study of 57,000 military veterans and 173,000 matched non-veterans.

 

Name GORDON DANIELS

Degree   PhD

Year of award  2014

Underlying influences on health and mortality trends in post-industrial regions of Europe.

 

Name CATHY JOHNMAN

Degree  PhD

Year of award  2015

Chronological and biological ageing in coronary artery disease.

 

Name VITTAL KATIKIREDDI

Degree  PhD

Year of award  2013

The relationship between evidence and public health policy: case studies of the English public health white paper and minimum unit pricing of alcohol in Scotland.

 

Name CLAIRE NIEDZWIEDZ

Degree  PhD

Year of award  2014

An examination of the relationship between life course socioeconomic position and quality of life among Europeans in early old age and the influence of the welfare regime.

 

Name JOHN O’DOWD

Degree  MD

Year of award  2013

Understanding stakeholder perspectives on the organisation of primary care: the mediating role of the public in community governance.

 

Name RAYMOND OLIPHANT

Degree  MD

Year of award  2013

Colorectal cancer and socio-economic circumstances in the West of Scotland.

 

Name KATHERINE ORD

Degree  PhD

Year of award  2013

Physical activity in green space: a mechanism for reducing health inequalities?

 

Name NORAH PALMATEER

Degree  PhD

Year of award  2014

Determining the effectiveness of harm reduction interventions in the prevention of hepatitis C virus transmission among people who inject drugs in Scotland.

 

Name AILSA STEWART

Degree  PhD

Year of award  2016

The implementation of Adult Support and Protection (Scotland) Act (2007).

 

Name   ZIA-UL-HAQ
 Degree PhD
 Year of award  2014

Adiposity and subjective well-being.

 

Name DAVID WALSH

Degree  PhD

Year of award  2014

An analysis of the extent to which socio-economic deprivation explains higher mortality in Glasgow in comparison with other post-industrial UK cities, and an investigation of other possible explanations.