Persons Contemplating the Andes in Perú.

Dr Laura J Brown

(Co-Principal Investigator)

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Dr Laura J Brown is a mixed-methods population health scientist with expertise in anthropological and epidemiological approaches to understanding human health and behaviour. Laura has strong statistical skills as well as interdisciplinary training in qualitative and creative research methodologies. Laura has conducted research on a wide range of public health issues and has experience designing, delivering and evaluating research to improve public health and inform public health policy. Her PhD explored environmental links with breastfeeding in the UK and at LSE her research has focussed on women’s reproductive health in low- and middle-income countries. At Public Health England, she applied behavioural science to the key public health areas of diet and obesity and sexual health, focussing on public food environments and HIV. Laura’s fieldwork experience includes administering sex and relationships education surveys in London secondary schools and delivering PhotoVoice activities to teenagers as part of a UK-Japan adolescent sociality project.


Environmental quality | Infant feeding | Sexual Health | Reproductive Health | Human Behavioural Ecology | Social Epidemiology | Public Health | Behavioural Science

PhD Epidemiology & Population Health (Demography)

MSc Reproductive & Sexual Health Research

BSc Biological Anthropology

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