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I work as an epidemiologist at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine on projects relating to HIV, sex work, stepped-wedge trials, education, evaluation methods, and mental health. I’m one of the deputy directors of the Centre for Evaluation. Recently, I’ve worked with the Education Endowment Foundation, and with the Centre of Excellence for Development Impact and Learning (CEDIL). My current position is with the PENDA project, learning about interventions to improve inclusion of people with disabilities in development projects.

I’m interested in the evaluation of interventions for public health and development. I try to focus on interventions that address up-stream social determinants of health and wellbeing. I’m still trying to develop a systems perspective, both for the interventions being evaluated but also the way we view wellbeing and how policy decisions are made.

I teach on an MSc course on Evaluation methods that I co-founded with my supervisor, James Hargreaves. For more information see my LSHTM profile, Google Scholar account, or view my CV (pdf).

Please feel free to contact me at calum.davey@lshtm.ac.uk. I sporadically waste an afternoon pointlessly arguing on Twitter, and otherwise re-tweeting links and comments from people more informed or hilarious than me. Get in touch!