Liina is a Research Fellow at the University of York, based at the Bradford Institute for Health Research. She is working within the ActEarly Evaluation and the Food and healthy weight themes. Her work focuses on developing core outcomes sets for ActEarly, supporting the meta-evaluation of the program and using quantitative methods to understand overall system change as a result of the ActEarly interventions. Prior to starting in this role in January 2021, Liina worked as a Child Growth and Development Research Fellow at the Hospital for Sick Children. She completed her PhD at Loughborough University in 2019 and has a background in Human Biology and Anthropology. Her wider research interests include socioeconomic inequalities in child and adolescent health and growth globally.
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The UK Prevention Research Partnership is a £50 million multi-funder initiative that supports novel research into the primary prevention of non-communicable diseases to improve population health and reduce health inequalities.