Hugo C van Woerden


  • IV2 3JH

    United Kingdom

Accepting PhD Students

PhD projects

There are opportunities for anyone who has some research experience to undertake a part time or full time PhD in a topic related to Improvement Science or Public Health where the tuition fees are funded (at the UK/EU rate) but living expenses are self funded. Please contact me if you are interested in further details.

  • 411 Citations
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Personal profile

Research expertise

 Prevention of ill-health and the promotion of wellbeing.


Working across all public health domains:

  • Improvement Science and Service Quality
  • Health Protection
  • Health Improvement
  • Longterm conditions
  • Digital Health

Services expertise

I have worked across the service-academic boundary for over twelve years in a range of research, teaching, management and leadership roles. 

My ambition is to see further strengthening of the research community in the Highlands and Islands, leading to a growing number of staff who produce high quality academic outputs whilst contributing to day to day service delivery.

Education/Academic qualification

Doctor of Medicine

Award Date: 5 Feb 2013

External positions

Honorary Senior Lecturer

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Research Output

Ciliated nasal epithelial cells damage and human rhinovirus infection: Cytological findings

Martínez-Girón, R., van Woerden, H. C. & Martínez-Torre, C., 19 Mar 2020, In : Acta Biomedica. 91, 1, p. 146-147 2 p.

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Open Access
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    Co-production of "nature walks for wellbeing" public health intervention for people with severe mental illness: Use of theory and practical know-how

    Hubbard, G., Thompson, C. W., Locke, R., Jenkins, D., Munoz, S. A., Van Woerden, H., Maxwell, M., Yang, Y. & Gorely, T., 1 Apr 2020, In : BMC Public Health. 20, 1, p. 1-12 12 p., 428 (2020).

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    Effectiveness of digital technology interventions to reduce loneliness in adults: a protocol for a systematic review and meta-analysis

    Shah, S. G. S., Nogueras, D., Van Woerden, H. & Kiparoglou, V., 27 Sep 2019, In : BMJ open. 9, 9, p. 1-9 9 p., e032455.

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