Dr Damilola Mokogwu

  • Research Fellow (MRC/CSO Social & Public Health Sciences Unit)

Biography

Dami is a Research Fellow in the Complexity Programme at the MRC/CSO Social and Public Health Sciences Unit and is working to improve health and wellbeing among individuals and communities.

Dami has a BSc (Hons) degree in microiology. In 2014, she received her Masters (by research) degree in the Health Economics from the University of Leeds. Following her Master’s program, Dami went on to complete her PhD at the university of Leeds were she evaluated the impact of a health programme on women and children outcomes in 2018.

Dami is currently working on the Health Behaviour in School-Aged Children (HBSC) project in Scotland. The HBSC is a cross-national study gaining insight into young people's well-being, health behaviours and  social context. This research is in collaboration with the WHO Regional Office for Europe and is conducted every four years in 49 countries and regions across Europe and North America. 

Research interests

Health Inequalities; Socio-Economic Inequalities; Social determinant of health; Child Health; Adolescent Health; Maternal Health; Low, middle and high income countries; Scotland: International Health: Impact evaluation.