Henry Victor Doctor0000-0003-0378-1415
Henry Victor Doctor, an Associate Research Scientist at Columbia University, NY, USA and based in Nigeria as an Operations Research Advisor with the PRRINN-MNCH Program, holds a Ph.D. degree in demography from the University of Pennsylvania, PA, USA, where he graduated in 2003. His thesis was entitled "Mortality in twentieth-century Malawi." After obtaining his Ph.D. degree, he took up a one-year postdoc research fellowship (sponsored by the Mellon Foundation) based at the Navrongo Health Research Center in the Upper East Region, Ghana. He has 10 years of experience as a population scientist of which five years have been at the universities of Malawi and the Western Cape (South Africa). He has also worked as a Demographer at Statistics South Africa, Pretoria, Gauteng. His research interests include mortality, health status and ageing, fertility transitions, religion and demographic behavior, survey research design and implementation, demographic surveillance and longitudinal health research, and health systems operations research. Some of his published research has appeared in journals such as AIDS, International Journal of Educational Development, International Journal of Population Research, Maternal and Child Health Journal, Reproductive Health Matters, Rural and Remote Health, Studies in Family Planning, and Tropical Doctor.
Biography Updated on 23 November 2012