Public Health Doctoral Students

CURRENT

 

Name   NADIA AHMED H ALGHAMDI

Degree PhD

Title  PhD in Social and Public Health Sciences (Research)

Supervisor 1   Craig Andrew Melville (Mental Health & Wellbeing, University of Glasgow)

Supervisor 2   Kirsty Dawn Dunn (Mental Health & Wellbeing, University of Glasgow)

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

Funding  Embassy of the State of Kuwait

Start year  2017

Intended finish year  2020

 

Name   SALEH ALI M ALMAZAM

Degree PhD

Title  Understanding sub-groups in clinical trial

Supervisor 1   David McAllister (Public Health, University of Glasgow)

Supervisor 2   Claire Niedzwiedz (Mental Health & Wellbeing, University of Glasgow)

Supervisor 3   James Lewsey (HEHTA, University of Glasgow)

Funding  Royal Embassy of Saudi Arabia

Start year  2019

Intended finish year  2022

 

Name   KHALID ALSALLUMI

Degree PhD

Title  Clinical Epidemiology

Supervisor 1   David McAllister (Public Health, University of Glasgow)

Supervisor 2   Claire Niedzwiedz (Mental Health & Wellbeing, University of Glasgow)

Supervisor 3   James Lewsey (HEHTA, University of Glasgow)

Funding  Royal Embassy of Saudi Arabia

Start year  2019

Intended finish year  2022

 

Name   ELAINE BUTTERLY

Degree  MD

Title  Understanding multimorbidity in diabetes

Supervisor 1   David McAllister (Public Health, University of Glasgow)

Supervisor 2   Robert Lindsay (Institute of Cardiovascular & Medical Sciences, University of Glasgow)

Funding  Wellcome Trust

Start year  2019

Intended finish year  2022

 

Name MOHYUDIN DINGLE

Degree  MD

Title  Identifying the effects of Acceleration and Deceleration forces sustained by Critically unwell and injuries patients during aeromedical retrieval by the Scottish Ambulance Service

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

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

Funding  Scottish Ambulance Service - ScotSTAR

Start year  2018

Intended finish year  2022

 

Name  PETER HANLON

Degree  PhD

Title  Understanding prevalence and impact of frailty in chronic illness and implications for clinical management

Supervisor 1   Frances Mair (General Practice & Primary Care, University of Glasgow)

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

Supervisor 3   James Lewsey (HEHTA, University of Glasgow)

Funding  Medical Research Council

Start year  2019

Intended finish year  2022

 

Name   VICTORIA HARKINS

Degree  PhD

Title  Long-term healthcare outcomes of paediatric STEC-HUS and AKI

Supervisor 1   David McAllister (Public Health, University of Glasgow)

Supervisor 2   Ben Reynolds (Medicine, University of Glasgow)

Funding  Kidney Research UK

Start year  2018

Intended finish year  2020

 

Name   MOHAMMAD ABDU A JAREEBI

Degree  PhD

Title  Smoking, genetics and health in UK Biobank

Supervisor 1   Donald Lyall (Public Health, University of Glasgow)

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

Supervisor 3   Michael Fleming (Public Health, University of Glasgow)

Funding  Royal Embassy of Saudi Arabia

Start year  2019

Intended finish year  2022

 

Name   KIRSTIN LESLIE

Degree  PhD

Title  Adherence to cardiovascular medication across Scotland

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

Supervisor 2   Colin McCowan (Institute of Health & Wellbeing, University of Glasgow)

Funding  Medical Research Council

Start year  2016

Intended finish year  2020

 

Name   ALEX MARSHALL

Degree  PhD

Title  Development and validation of novel data science tools for quantifying drug exposure using routinely collected data

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

Supervisor 2   Colin McCowan (Institute of Health & Wellbeing, University of Glasgow)

Funding  Medical Research Council

Start year  2016

Intended finish year  2020

 

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  2020

 

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  2020

 

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  2020
  

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   SOLANGE LILIANA PARRA SOTO

Degree  PhD

Title  Modifiable and genetic risk factors of Cancer mortality

Supervisor 1   Carlos Celis (Public Health, University of Glasgow)

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

Supervisor 3   Frederick Ho (Public Health, University of Glasgow)

Funding  CONICYT - Chile

Start year  2019

Intended finish year  2022

 

Name   FANNY PETERMANN ROCHA

Degree  PhD

Title  Contribution of modifiable risk factors towards a healthy ageing

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

Supervisor 2   Carlos Celis (Public Health, University of Glasgow)

Supervisor 3   Frederick Ho (Public Health, University of Glasgow)

Funding  CONICYT - Chile

Start year  2018

Intended finish year  2021

 

Name   DAVID ROSS

Degree  PhD

Title  UK Women in Ground & Close Combat

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

Supervisor 2   Beverley Bergman (Public Health, University of Glasgow)

Supervisor 3   Evi Germeni (HEHTA, University of Glasgow)

Funding  WGCC Research Team, Ministry of Defence

Start year  2018

Intended finish year  2021

 

Name   EMMA RUSSELL

Degree  PhD

Title  Football’s influence on lifelong health and dementia risk

Supervisor 1   William Stewart (Institute of Neuroscience & Psychology Administration, University of Glasgow)

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

Funding  FIELD

Start year  2018

Intended finish year  2021

 

Name   IOANA STANCIU

Degree  PhD

Title  PhD Public Health (Research)

Supervisor 1   Donald Lyall (Public Health, University of Glasgow)

Supervisor 2   Stefan Siebert (Immunology, University of Glasgow)

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

Funding  MVLS Graduate School DTP Studentship

Start year  2019

Intended finish year  2022

 

Name   RACHANA TANK

Degree  PhD

Title  Understanding associations between cardiometabolic and brain health using Mendelian randomization in UK Biobank

Supervisor 1   Donald Lyall (Public Health, University of Glasgow)

Supervisor 2   Kristin Flegal (Stroke & Brain Imaging, University of Glasgow)

Supervisor 3   Jonathan Cavanagh (Immunology, University of Glasgow)

Funding  Baillie Gifford Doctoral Training Programme studentship

Start year  2018

Intended finish year  2021

 

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  2021

 

Name   LILI WEI

Degree  PhD

Title  Use clinical trials and routine health care data to re-estimate treatment effectiveness in the real-world populations

Supervisor 1   James Lewsey (HEHTA, University of Glasgow)

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

Funding  Self funding

Start year  2018

Intended finish year  2021

 

Name   LISONG ZHANG

Degree  PhD

Title  Tracking is not enough: a user-friendly platform of wearable self-monitoring for healthcare

Supervisor 1   James Lewsey (HEHTA, University of Glasgow)

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

Funding  Self funding

Start year  2019

Intended finish year  2022

 

RECENTLY COMPLETED

 

Name NASSER ALDEKHAIL

Degree  PhD

Year of award  October 2017

Pharmacotherapy and weight management: efficacy and clinical effectiveness in patients with obesity and type 2 diabetes

 

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 DAVID BLANE

Degree PhD

Year of award 2018

Understanding the role of primary care in the management of adults with co-morbid obesith: a mixed-methods programme

 

Name  WILLINGS BOTHA

Degree PhD

Year of award  2016

A broader economic evaluative space for public health interventions: an integrated approach

 

Name BREDA CULLEN

Degree  PhD

Year of award  2017

Cognitive Function in People with Psychiatric and Neurological Disorders in UK Biobank

 

Name GORDON DANIELS

Degree   PhD

Year of award  2014

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

 

Name SHADRACH DARE

Degree  PhD

Year of award  2017

A multilevel mixed methods study of neonatal mortality in Ghana

 

Name EFE EGHAREVBA

Degree  PhD

Year of award  2016

Stakeholder perceptions towards conducting pharmaceutical industry sponsored clinical trials in sub-Saharan Africa

 

Name  AMY FERGUSON 

Degree  PhD

Year of award  2018

Identification of novel endophenotypes for bipolar disorder using genetic risk score analysis 

Name  MIKE FLEMING

Degree  PhD

Year of award  2016

Using Scotland-wide record linkage to investigate the educational and health outcomes of children treated for chronic conditions

 

Name  ALLAN GILLIES

Degree  PhD

Year of award  2015

State-narco networks and the ‘War on Drugs’ in post-transition Bolivia, with special reference to 1989-1993

 

Name  SHAZA HAMMED

Degree  PhD

Year of award  2016

An evaluation of family engagement with a family-based paediatric obesity intervention programme

 

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 LIYA LU

Degree  PhD

Year of award  2016

Association between active smoking, secondhand smoke and peripheral arterial disease

  

Name  DANIEL MARTIN

Degree  MD

Year of award  2017

Investigating the associations, outcomes and treatment of cardiometabolic diseases in affective disorder

 

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  KATHRYN ANN PUXTY

Degree  MD

Year of award  2017

The characteristics and outcomes of patients with solid tumours admitted to Intensive Care in the West of Scotland

 

Name  KASHIF SHAFIQUE

Degree  PhD

Year of Award  2011

Analysis of the incidence and patient survival for prostate cancer in the West of Scotland

 

Name AILSA STEWART

Degree  PhD

Year of award  2016

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

 

Name JOANNA STEWART

Degree  PhD

Year of award  2016

Glasgow's spatial arrangement of deprivation over time: methods to measure it, and meanings for health

 

Name SARAH TAYLOR

Degree  PhD

Intended finish year  2016

Caring at the edge: a synthesis of new paradigm insights and a case study of care for older people

 

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

Adiposity and subjective well-being.

 

Name JESSICA WAINMAIN-LEFLEY

Degree  PhD

Year of award  2016

Allostatic Load and Heterogeneity of Outcome After Head Injury

 

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.

 

Name CLAIRE WILLIAMS

Degree  PhD

Year of award  2017

Exploring multi-state modelling in an epidemiological and health economics context

 

Name MEGAN YATES

Degree  PhD

Year of award  2017

Inequalities in Mortality Amenable to Healthcare Intervention in Scotland