Emily commenced a DPhil with The Centre on Population Approaches for Non-Communicable Disease (NCD) Prevention in October 2021. Emily’s DPhil research focuses on improving the investments into NCD prevention programmes in the UK and low and middle income countries (LMICs). She is supervised by Professor Mike Rayner and Associate Professor Sara Shaw.
Prior to Oxford, Emily conducted research at the Health Economics Unit, Centre for Health Policy and the Nossal Institute for Global Health within the University of Melbourne. Emily has also been a consultant for WHO for tracking and reviewing the systematic implementation of NCD prevention policies. Her previous qualifications are a Master of Public Health at the University of Melbourne with an exchange to the University of Geneva and a Bachelor of Biomedical Science. Her Master’s thesis was on Social Impact Bonds for financing NCD prevention, which was recently published in BMJ Global Health. She was awarded a Global Scholars Award in 2018 at the University of Melbourne for academic merit and commitment to global studies.
Emily has interests in global health governance, policy responses to NCDs, health financing, and health economics.