Lixin Sun


Population Health, School of Medicine and Population Health

PhD student

Lixin Sun
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I joined the University of Sheffield in September 2016 as a PhD student at the School of Health and Related Research, Section of Public Health. My main research area lies within the broad scope of implementation science.

Prior to starting my PhD, I worked as a research assistant at Duke Kunshan University. During this period, I was involved in research on geriatric diseases in the community of Jiangsu Province, China. I also participated in a study exploring global health discipline education in China.


MPH (Master of Public Health), University of Sheffield
BSc Clinical Medicine, Nanchang University

Research interests

PhD title: The factors influencing the adaptability, scalability and sustainability (ASaS) of complex health interventions in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs): An eDelphi survey

My research interests include

  • implementation science
  • complex interventions
  • theories, models and frameworks (TMFs) of complex interventions
  • systematic review

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