Dr Lucy Doos

Dr Lucy Doos

Institute of Cancer and Genomic Sciences
Clinical Trial Coordinator

Contact details

Cancer Research UK Clinical Trials Unit
Institute of Cancer and Genomic Sciences
College of Medical and Dental Sciences
University of Birmingham
B15 2TT

Dr Lucy Doos is a Clinical Trial Coordinator in the Cancer Research Clinical Trials Unit.


  • PhD in Health Service Management
  • MSc in Public Health and Epidemiology
  • MBBCh 


Dr Lucy Doos joined the Cancer Research UK Clinical Trials Unit (CRCTU) in January 2018, working as a Clinical Trial Coordinator in trials related to breast cancer. 

Prior to that she worked as a Research Fellow in the University of Birmingham leading on research related to public health and health technology assessment. Lucy has extensive experiences in medical research. She is a medical doctor with a Master’s degree in Public Health and Epidemiology and a PhD degree in Health Service Management (University of Birmingham, UK).

Lucy also worked in a number of British and overseas universities. She had international experiences as a medical doctor and a researcher overseas and worked with a number of international organisations such as the WHO and UNICEF.


Lucy currently teaches:

  • First year Medical students
  • Second year Medical students

Postgraduate supervision

Lucy currently supervises:

  • Health education and female genital mutilation/cutting (FGM/C): A mixed methods inquiry about prevention in Birmingham, United Kingdom (Susan Waigwa).
  • Understanding the factors that perpetuate maternal health morbidities in Sub-Saharan Africa: Applying the three phase delay model as a framework for the case of obstetric fistula in Zambia (Eniya Lufumpa).


Research interests: Public Health, Health Service Management, Immigrants’ Health, Clinical Trials.


Jenny Phillimore, Hanna Bradby, Lucy Doos, Beatriz Padilla,  Silja Samerski. Health providers as bricoleurs: An examination of the adaption of health ecosystems to superdiversity in Europe. Journal of European Social Policy (2018) 1–15. 

Eniya Lufumpa, Lucy Doos and Antje Lindenmeyer. Barriers and facilitators to preventive interventions for the development of obstetric fistulas among women in sub-Saharan Africa: a systematic review. BMC Pregnancy Childbirth. 2018 May 10;18(1):155. doi: 10.1186/s12884-018-1787-0. 

Susan Waigwa, Lucy Doos, Caroline Bradbury-Jones, Julie Taylor. Effectiveness of health education as an intervention designed to prevent female genital mutilation/cutting (FGM/C): A systematic review. Reproductive Health; 2018; volume 15(1).  DOI· 10.1186/s12978-018-0503-x

Doos L, Packer C, Ward D, Simpson S, Stevens A. (2017) Past speculations of future health technologies: a description of technologies predicted in 15 forecasting studies 1986-2010. BMJ Open

Doos L, Ward D, Stevens A, Packer C. Accuracy of pharmaceutical company licensing predictions: projected versus actual licensing dates. Journal of Pharmaceutical Health Services Research; 2016, 7; 117–122 

Lucy Doos, Eleanor Bradley, Claire A Rushton, Duwarakan Satchithananda, Simon J Davies, Umesh T Kadam: Heart failure and COPD multimorbidity at hospital discharge transition: a study of patient and carer experience. Health Expectations 2014 May 16. doi: 10.1111/hex.12208 

Doos L, Packer C, Ward D, Simpson S, Stevens A (2016). Past speculations of the future: a review of the methods used for forecasting emerging health technologies. BMJ Open; 2016;6:e010479. doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2015-010479 

Lucy Doos, Eyitope O Roberts, Nadia Corp, Umesh T Kadam (2014). Multi-drug therapy in chronic condition multimorbidity: A systematic review. Family Practice, 31 (6): 654-663

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