Helen is a public health physician with a special interest in health protection and infant and maternal vaccine uptake.
Helen is a specialist registrar on the Public Health Medicine specialty training scheme in London, Kent, Surrey and Sussex and has completed training placements in local authority public health departments and Public Health England Health Protection Units. She is on the out of hours and daytime on call rota for Public Health England's South London Health Protection Unit. She has run the taster and shadowing program for those interested in applying to Public Health Medicine for Health Education England since 2015.
Helen trained at Imperial College School of Medicine and completed her foundation programme in the North West Thames Foundation School before doing her masters in Public Health.
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