Lily is a Teaching Fellow at the Institute of Global Health Innovation (IGHI) working on the digitisation of MSc Health Policy and Patient Safety. Previously she worked for 2 years on the NHS Digital Academy PGDip programme as a Teaching Fellow, primarily leading on optimising participant experience and assessment marking and feedback. Her first position at IGHI was Centre Assistant for the Centre for Health Policy (CHP) and Patient Safety Translational Research Centre (PSTRC).
Originally from Surrey, Lily spent her secondary and tertiary education years in Auckland, New Zealand. Completing her BSc in Nutrition at the University of Auckland in 2016, she went on to complete a PGCert in Holistic Performance Nutrition. She is in the second cohort of the Global Master of Public Health taught at Imperial and will graduate in 2022.
While working at IGHI, Lily has been involved as a researcher on several public involvement projects. The first being Data Can of Worms which explored public opinions of healthcare data sharing - this work has been published in JMIR. In 2020 she led the scoping review and worked collaboratively on data analysis for a project funded by the Wellcome Trust looking into digital social connection as an active ingredient of prevention and treatment of depression and anxiety in adolescents. Currently, Lily is research lead on a project by UKRI/NERC looking to understand under-represented groups' perspectives on healthy environments, and how we can account for these insights in funders' decision-making.