Professor of Medical Anthropology in the Department of Population Health Sciences, Bristol Medical School.
Helen has three decades of research experience working on socio-cultural dimensions of global health issues, primarily in South Asia. From 2015-2017 she was the ESRC’s Research Champion for antimicrobial resistance, highlighting the role of social science research. She currently leads a Newton Fund interdisciplinary collaboration on Pathways to Antibiotic Use in rural China, a new UK-China AMR Research Partnership Hub https://mrc.ukri.org/news/browse/uk-and-chinese-researchers-to-collaborate-on-fight-against-superbugs/, and a Wellcome Trust project comparing AMR regulatory regimes in Europe and Asia. She sits on the WHO Strategic Technical Advisory Group for AMR; NIHR’s Global Health Research Panel; the Longitude Prize judging panel; and the Advisory Committee for the Canadian Chief Public Health Officer’s Spotlight Report on AMR.