The academic direction of the UCL Grand Challenge of Global Health is led by the Working Group, supported by the Coordinator, Nina Quach (firstname.lastname@example.org). Since the establishment of this Grand Challenge many researchers, external partners, alumni and supporters have contributed to its development.
- Professor Nora Groce
Professor Nora Groce, Director of the Leonard Cheshire Disability & Inclusive Development Centre at UCL, based in UCL Epidemiology & Public Health, is a medical anthropologist who works on issues of global health, international development and human rights, with particular focus on global disability issues. Her research over the years has concentrated on vulnerable groups, with attention to the interface between persons with disability and access to adequate health care and inclusion in international development programs.
- Professor Megan Vaughan
Professor Megan Vaughan is Professor of African History and Health in the Institute for Advanced Studies. Her work, which crosses disciplinary boundaries, has focused on the history of medicine and psychiatry in Africa, on the history of famine, food supply and gender relations and on slavery in the Indian Ocean region. She began her career at the University of Malawi and maintains strong links there and elsewhere in the region. She is committed to working collaboratively with African scholars and institutions and is a past President of the African Studies Association of the UK.
Members of the Working Group are drawn from academic units ranging from Population Health Sciences and Medical Sciences to the UCL Insititute of Education. Download the UCL Grand Challenges' Working Group Terms of Reference.
|Dr Ruth Bell||Institute of Health Equity|
|Evie Calder||Communications, OVPR|
|Professor Ama de-Graft Aikins||Institute of Advanced Studies|
|Helen Craig||UCL Public Engagement|
|Dr Sahra Gibbon||Department of Anthropology|
|Professor Sarah Hawkes||Institute for Global Health|
|Sam Mardell||Office of the Vice Provost (Health)|
|Professor Tim McHugh||Centre for Medical Microbiology, Royal Free Hospital|
|Professor Moses Oketch||Institute of Education|
|Dr James Paskins||UCL Grand Challenges, OVPR|
|Dr Marina Romanello||Institute for Global Health|
|Dr Ian Scott||UCL Grand Challenges, OVPR|
|Katherine Welch||UCL Public Policy, OVPR|
|Professor Ijeoma Uchegbu||School of Pharmacy|
|Professor Haim Yacobi||Development Planning Unit|