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Research interests

I am a clinical epidemiologist who uses routinely collected health record data to study public health, with a focus on vaccine uptake, safety and effectiveness.

I previously led the research theme 'Making the most of real-world data' at the NIHR Health Protection Research Unit in Vaccines and Immunisation, a partnership between LSHTM and UK Health Security Agency.

I first joined the NHS as a nursing auxiliary, then studied medicine (intercalating in philosophy). I was a clinical advisor to the Chief Medical Officer from 2007 to 2008. I then worked as a junior doctor in London, and trained in public health, working across a variety of organisations including local health protection teams, Local Authorities, NHS England (London) and the Department of Health. 

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 4 - Quality Education
  • SDG 8 - Decent Work and Economic Growth
  • SDG 10 - Reduced Inequalities

External positions

Honorary Consultant in Public Health, UK Health Security Agency

10 Apr 2023 → …

Honorary Assistant Professor, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine

1 Apr 2023 → …


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