Institute of Epidemiology & Health Care



Dr Nora Groce

Prof. Nora Groce
Centre Director

(t) +44 (0)203-108-3177
(e) nora.groce@ucl.ac.uk

Prof. Nora Groce holds a PhD in anthropology, and works in international development and global health with a particular emphasis on applied research. Her research interests include research and advocacy on behalf of people with disability in long-term disabling consequences of disease, violence as a global public health issue and equity in access to international development efforts. Prof. Groce regularly leads research initiatives, has published extensively and is an advisor to UN organizations, national governments, international NGOs and Disabled Peoples Organizations (DPOs).

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Dr Maria Kett

Dr. Maria Kett
Centre Affiliate 

(e) m.kett@ucl.ac.uk

Dr Maria Kett is Associate Professor in Humanitarianism and Disability in the UCL Institute of Epidemiology & Health. She has extensive research experience, with a strong focus on research in conflict and disaster-affected countries. She sits on a number of national and international research and advisory committees and has published widely in the field.

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Dr Raymond Lang

Dr. Raymond Lang
Honorary Senior Research Fellow UCL; Leonard Cheshire Staff

(e) r.lang@ucl.ac.uk

Dr. Lang is an expert on global disability policy. His research interests include mainstreaming disability into broader development programmes, monitoring and evaluation of disability programmes, the practicalities of the implementation of the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, and policy in practice within the disability and development sector. In addition to his appointment to the Centre, Dr. Lang is a Research Fellow (Qualitative) for the UK Charity Leonard Cheshire. 

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Dr Mitchel Chatukuta
Honorary Research Associate

(e) mitchel.chatukuta.14@ucl.ac.uk 

Dr Mitchel Chatukuta is an Honorary Research Associate in the Department. He has a clinical background in physiotherapy and went on to study an MSc in Global Health and Development (UCL) and a PhD in Epidemiology and Public Health (UCL). His research has focused on road traffic injuries, road safety and disability. He has work extensively in Africa nd the UK and is a Road Safety Policy Associate for the Royal Society of of Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA).



Dr Daniel Mont


 Dr. Daniel Mont
Honorary Senior Research Fellow UCL

Dr. Mont, Honorary UCL Senior Research Associate and Co-President of the Centre for Inclusive Policy, is an economist by training and works on issues of inclusive development, disability and poverty, education, and social protection in developing countries


Ellie Cole

Ellie Cole (Msc) 
Honorary Research Fellow UCL

Ellie Cole is a disability and global health professional with a decade’s experience undertaking disability-inclusive international development research. She has worked on research projects predominantly in sub-Saharan Africa, and her research interests include issues around health equity and universal health coverage for people with disabilities, disability and climate resilience, and disability-inclusive livelihoods.

Bridget Chivers

Bridget Chivers (MSc)
Washington Group Project Coordinator / Administrator

(e) bridget.chivers.19@ucl.ac.uk 

Bridget is a Registered Nurse and completed her MSc  at UCL in Global Health and Development. Bridget is the Centre's Coordinator for the Washington Group on Disability Statistics Project. Her role involves project management, financial and administrative coordination, as well as support for the GIZ (German Government) grant.