Public Health Doctoral Students

CURRENT 

Name   RUT ROSINA RIWU
Title   
Identification of Facilitators and Barriers for Family Planning Program in Rural Areas among Sumba Ethnic, Indonesia
Supervisor 1 
Fred Ho (Public Health, University of Glasgow)
Supervisor 2
 Sharon Greenwood (Public Health, University of Glasgow)
Supervisor 3 Cindy Gray (Sociology, Univeristy of Glasgow)
Supervisor 4
Kirstin Mitchell (SPHSU, University of Glasgow)
Start year 
2024
Intended finish year
 
2027

Name   ABDULAZIZ H A A A ALABDULSALAM
Title   
Investigating the Effects of Statin-Like Mutations on Dementia and Stroke: A Mendelian Randomization Study
Supervisor 1 
Donald Lyall (Public Health, University of Glasgow)
Supervisor 2
 Laura Lyall (Mental Health and Wellbeing, University of Glasgow)
Supervisor 3 Terry Quinn (Cardiovascular & Metabolic Health, University of Glasgow)
Supervisor 4 
Joey Ward (Mental health and Wellbeing, University of Glasgow)
Start year 
2024
Intended finish year
 
2027

Name   MOHAMMED IBRAHIM A FAKEEH
Title   
Modifiable factors susceptible to health promotion (smoking; alcohol; physical activity), biomarkers of health, and lifestyle change
Supervisor 1 
Donald Lyall (Public Health, University of Glasgow)
Supervisor 2
 Sharon Greenwood (Public Health, University of Glasgow)
Start year 
2024
Intended finish year
 
2027

Name   AHMED MOHAMMED A ALDAKHIL
Title   

Supervisor 1 
Michael Fleming (Public Health, University of Glasgow)
Supervisor 2 
Danny Mackay (Public Health, University of Glasgow)
Supervisor 3
 Jill Pell (Public Health, University of Glasgow)
Start year 
2023
Intended finish year
 2026

Name   ALEXIA KARAIN
Title   

Supervisor 1
 Michael Fleming (Public Health, University of Glasgow)
Supervisor 2 
Danny Mackay (Public Health, University of Glasgow)
Supervisor 3
 
Jill Pell (Public Health, University of Glasgow)
Start year 
2023
Intended finish year
 
2026

Name   SHYLET NJANIKE
Title   
Exploring the lived experiences and needs of Black African families of adults with learning disabilities living at home in the United Kingdom
Supervisor 1 
Claire Hastie (Public Health, University of Glasgow)
Supervisor 2
 Kate O'Donnell (GPPC, University of Glasgow)
Supervisor 3
Deborah Cairns (Mental Health and Wellbeing, University of Glasgow) 
Start year 
2023
Intended finish year
 
2026

Name   ROBINA SEMPHERE
Title   
Investigating the value of novel rapid and ultra-sensitive diagnostic tests for tuberculosis in adults and children
Supervisor 1 
Peter MacPherson (Public Health, University of Glasgow)
Supervisor 2
 Marriott Nliwasa 
Start year 
2023
Intended finish year
 
2026

Name   LAMA SHAKHSHIR
Title   
Impact of Antenatal Medication Exposure on Childhood Health and Education Outcomes
Supervisor 1 
Michael Fleming (Public Health, University of Glasgow)
Supervisor 2 
Claire Hastie (Public Health, University of Glasgow)
Supervisor 3
 Jill Pell (Public Health, University of Glasgow)
Start year 
2023
Intended finish year
 2026

Name   YATING YOU
Title   
The role of modifiable lifestyle factors in dementia
Supervisor 1 
Claire Hastie (Public Health, University of Glasgow)
Supervisor 2 
Donald Lyall (Public Health, University of Glasgow)
Supervisor 3 
Fred Ho (Public Health, University of Glasgow)
Start year 2023
Intended finish year 2026

Name   CHIN YAN CHAN
Title   
Pharmacoepidemiology of medications used in the treatment of obsessive compulsive disorder
Supervisor 1 
Michael Fleming (Public Health, University of Glasgow)
Supervisor 2 Danny Mackay (Public Health, University of Glasgow)
Supervisor 3
 
David McAllister (HEHTA, University of Glasgow)
Supervisor 4 Jill Pell (Public Health, University of Glasgow)
Start year 2023
Intended finish year 2028

Name   CHAO XU
Title   
Developing a risk stratification tool to detect ADHD in children and adolescents
Supervisor 1 
Michael Fleming (Public Health, University of Glasgow)
Supervisor 2 
Jill Pell (Public Health, University of Glasgow)
Supervisor 3 
Daniel Mackay (Public Health, University of Glasgow)
Start year 2022
Intended finish year 2025

Name   IKE DHIAH ROCHMAWATI
Title   
Risk Stratification for Very High Cardiovascular Risk:  Refining Risk Scoring with Incorporates Lipid Profile and Other Markers
Supervisor 1 
Fred Ho (Public Health, University of Glasgow)
Supervisor 2 
Jill Pell (Public Health, University of Glasgow)
Supervisor 3 
Carlos Celis (Public Health, University of Glasgow)
Supervisor 4 Paul Welsh (Cardiovascular & Metabolic Health, University of Glasgow)
Start year 2022
Intended finish year 2025

Name   SHINYA NAKADA
Title   
Mental health conditions and cardiovascular diseases: association and risk stratification based on genetics, lifestyle, and biomarkers
Supervisor 1 
Fred Ho (Public Health, University of Glasgow)
Supervisor 2 
Jill Pell (Public Health, University of Glasgow)
Start year 2022
Intended finish year 2025

Name   MENGRONG ZHANG
Title   
Interaction between lifestyle, genetic factors and disease
Supervisor 1 
Donald Lyall (Public Health, University of Glasgow)
Supervisor 2 
Fred Ho (Public Health, University of Glasgow)
Supervisor 3 
Carlos Celis (Public Health, University of Glasgow)
Supervisor 4 Jill Pell (Public Health, University of Glasgow)
Start year 2022
Intended finish year 2026

Name   ERIC TATABOD
Title   
Developing a risk stratification tool to detect neurodevelopmental multimorbidity in children and Adolescents
Supervisor 1 
Michael Fleming (Public Health, University of Glasgow)
Supervisor 2 
Danny Mackay (Public Health, University of Glasgow)
Supervisor 3 
Jill Pell (Public Health, University of Glasgow)
Start year 2022
Intended finish year 2025

Name   SHRIFAH ALKHALAF
Title 
Supervisor 1 
Michael Fleming (Public Health, University of Glasgow)
Supervisor 2 
Jill Pell (Public Health, University of Glasgow)
Supervisor 3 
Danny Mackay (Public Health, University of Glasgow)
Start year 2022
Intended finish year 2025

Name   SALIL DEO
Title   GUIDELINE-DIRECTED MEDICAL THERAPY AS SECONDARY PREVENTION - Data Science
Supervisor 1   Jill Pell (Public Health, University of Glasgow)
Supervisor 2   Naveed Sattar (Institute of Cardiovascular and Medical Sciences, University of Glasgow)
Start year 2021
Intended finish year 2026

Name   JIRAPITCHA BOONPOR
Title  The role of physical activity, diet and adiposity on the risk of type 2 diabetes
Supervisor 1 Carlos Celis (Public Health, University of Glasgow)
Supervisor 2 Fred Ho (Public Health, University of Glasgow)
Supervisor 3 Stuart Gray (Institute of Cardiovascular and Medical Sciences, University of Glasgow)
Start year 2019
Intended finish year 2024

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  2024

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  2024

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  2024

Name   ZIYI ZHOU
Degree PhD
Title Prediction and risk stratification of obesity
Supervisor 1 Jill Pell (Public Health, University of Glasgow)
Supervisor 2 Frederick Ho (Public Health, University of Glasgow)
Start year 2021
Intended finish year 2025

RECENTLY COMPLETED

Name   NADIA AHMED H ALGHAMDI
Degree 
PhD
Year of award
2024

Name   IOANA STANCIU
Degree 
PhD
Year of award
2023
Understanding associations between rheumatoid arthritis and associated biomarkers with brain and psychological health in the UK Biobank

Name   MOHAMMAD ABDU A JAREEBI
Degree  PhD
Year of award 2022
Understanding associations between smoking behaviour and poorer health: conventional and Mendelian randomization approaches

Name   FANNY PETERMANN ROCHA
Degree 
PhD
Year of award 
2022
Understanding the link between physical capability markers, sarcopenia and frailty and adverse health outcomes

Name   EMMA RUSSELL
Degree 
PhD
Year of award
2022
The influence of football on lifelong health and neurodegenerative disease

Name   RACHANA TANK
Degree  PhD
Year of award 2022
Genetic and cardiometabolic contribution to cognitive, structural brain and biomarker phenotypes

Name   KIRSTIN LESLIE
Degree  PhD
Year of award 2020  
Adherence to cardiovascular medication across Scotland

Name   ALEX MARSHALL
Degree  PhD
Year of award 2020
Development and validation of novel data science tools for quantifying drug exposure using routinely collected data

Name CHRIS MOULTRIE
Degree  MD
Year of award 2020  
Queueing theory applied to pre-hospital and retrieval medicine

Name MARIAN OKON
Degree  PhD
Year of award 2020  
The role of environmental pollution in urban and rural health inequalities in Nigeria