Larry Doi

LarryPosition: Research Fellow

Dr Larry Doi is a Research Fellow for the SCPHRP’€™s Early Years Working Group (WG). The WG focuses on reducing health inequalities in childhood through the development and evaluation of public health interventions. Currently, the WG has three sub-groups, covering three different topic areas – partnerships for health and wellbeing, universal support services and changing environment, context and structures. His other teaching and research activities include designing training materials on developing and evaluation of public health interventions, analysing the Growing Up in Scotland data in relation to childhood obesity and supervising masters’€™ dissertations.

Larry received his PhD in Public Health Evaluation from the School of Nursing, Midwifery and Health, University of Stirling in 2012. His PhD examined the Scottish Government’€™s implementation of screening and alcohol brief interventions in antenatal settings using realist evaluation approach.  He holds a master’€™s degree in Public Health from the University of Edinburgh and an honours degree in Biology from the University of Cape Coast, Ghana.

Larry has previously worked with Pilton Community Health Project in Edinburgh and as a Research Fellow at the School of Nursing, Midwifery and Health, University of Stirling. Some of the projects he worked on include Scottish prison health needs assessment for alcohol problems (which was later commissioned and published by the WHO but with a widening emphasis to Europe) and evaluation of Exercise Referral Schemes in Scotland. Larry is also a visiting Research Fellow at the School of Nursing, Midwifery and Health, University of Stirling.

E: larry.doi@ed.ac.uk

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