From February 2017, information about the work of the MRC/CSO Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, University of Glasgow is available and updated on the University of Glasgow website.

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Staff Member Biography

Aidan Cassidy

position: PhD Student

Contact Details

phone: 0141 353 7644


MRC/CSO Social and Public Health Sciences Unit,
University of Glasgow,
Top floor,
200, Renfield Street
G2 3QB

Biography and Interests

Aidan worked as a Research Assistant on the MRC Determinants of Adolescent Social wellbeing and Health (DASH) study at King’s College London for two years prior to joining the SPHSU. AS a PhD student supervised by Dr. Oarabile Molaodi, Prof. Laurence Moore, and Prof. Seeromanie Harding he is carrying out a secondary data analysis of data from the DASH study to investigate ethnic differences in parenting styles and health behaviours. Aidan completed his Masters in Public Health in 2014.


[in press]

Harding S, Read U, Molaodi O, Cassidy A, Ferrell C. Determinants of Adolescent Social well-being and Health (DASH) cohort: now in their 20s. Open Health Data [in press]


Harding S, Silva MJ, Molaodi OR, Enayat ZE, Cassidy A, Karamanos A, Read UM, Cruickshank JK. Longitudinal study of cardiometabolic risk from early adolescence to early adulthood in an ethnically diverse cohort. BMJ Open 2016;6

open access  


Parsons EL, Baldwin C, Fitzpatrick J, Knight A, Manthorpe J, Thomas JE, Weekes E, Whelan K, Wilson R, Murrells T, Cassidy A, Griffiths PJ, Emery PW. Designing a national clinical audit of nutritional care in health and social care settings: consideration and future directions. Proceedings of the Nutrition Society 2013;72:251-260