Priya Lall is a lecturer in Population Health and is playing a key role in curriculum design and organisation of teaching within the department for standard and graduate entry medical students. Prior to joining the University of Oxford, she engaged in research on pedagogic design of medical and nursing courses worldwide. Additionally, she helped to steer curriculum design as a founding member of faculty at the first interdisciplinary university in the UK.
She has taught students from a wide range of disciplines, spanning from Geography to Medicine and Nursing, in academic institutions in the UK and Malaysia. Her teaching focuses on interdisciplinary topics, namely public health and planetary health, as well as qualitative and quantitative research methods at undergraduate and postgraduate level.
Finally, her research focuses on health inequalities affecting disease risk and treatment in the UK and Asian countries. To this end, she has applied an evidenced-based approach to the assessment of water and sanitation programmes in Cambodia, HIV prevention interventions in Malaysia and a national level end of life care programme in Singapore.