I hold a BSc (Hons) 2.1 degree in Tropical Disease Biology from the University of Liverpool including modules in microbiology, virology, biochemistry, parasitology and global health. My final year dissertation investigated reaction trends of African snake venom composition with antivenoms currently used within Africa. I trained in experimental design and data analysis/interpretation in order to complete this.
I went on to obtain a Masters in Public Health from Queen’s University Belfast in 2011. During my time here I studied epidemiological...
I am responsible for putting together the epidemiological educational programme in my department. This includes reviewing material, putting together new slides and reviewing current recommendations according to a European curriculum. I deliver these presentations, along with interactive learning sessions, to junior members of the department as many staff join us from a non-scientific or administrative background. For example, this year I delivered an introductory session on the management of infectious disease outbreaks and an introduction to...
Public Health Agency, Northern Ireland, Senior Epidemiological Scientist
2015 - Present
Public Health Agency, Northern Ireland, Epidemiological Scientist
2014 - 2015
Public Health Agency, Northern Ireland, Surveillance Coordinator
2012 - 2014
Public Health Agency, Northern Ireland, Intern
2011 - 2012