Mr Paul Henery

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

Biography

Paul is a Research Assistant within the Health Inequalities programme of the MRC/CSO Social and Public Health Sciences Unit. He has been employed since July 2018 in a role examining determinants of and solutions to reducing child health inequalities in Scotland using linked administrative data. Paul is also interested in multiple conditions (multimorbidity) in the context of health and older people, specifically how multimorbidity measures derived from different kinds of data (such as diagnosis- or medication-based) perform differently in predicting health or social care outcomes.

Paul completed a BSc (Hons) in Psychology (Applied) at Heriot-Watt University in 2013, and a Master of Public Health at the University of Dundee in 2014. He is currently in the final year of a PhD in Sociology & Social Policy at the University of Stirling where he examining the role of multimorbidity using different sources of data in predicting health and social care outcomes. Paul has also completed two internships at the Scottish Government and a guest fellowship at Stockholm University, where he contributed to a project using Swedish and Finnish register data to analyse regional mortality as part of the Tackling Inequalities in Time of Austerity (TITA) project.