Dr Aalia Karamat is a research associate at Cambridge Public health, where she works on Applied Research Collaboration (ARC) and School of Public Health Research (SPHR) projects.
She is a dentist with a keen interest in both research and public health. She has an MSc in Oral Medicine from University College London, MSc in Dental Public Health and PGDip in Healthcare Research Methods from Queen Mary University of London, MPhil in Orofacial pain from Kings College London and a PhD in Dental Public health from the University of Glasgow. Using an implementation science approach, she evaluated and made recommendations to optimize the community linking components of the Scotland’s Childsmile oral health promotion program for her PhD. She has handled large, linked datasets, performed secondary analysis, conducted process evaluation of a complex intervention, developed, conducted and analysed a survey. She also has experience of collecting data through questionnaires for patient outcomes.