Before joining Imperial in 2018 Melanie worked for McKinsey & Company, where she helped healthcare clients in the US and the UK use analytics to improve cost and quality of care for patients.
Melanie holds a Master of Public Administration (MPA) and a Master of Arts in International Relations (MAIR), both from the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs of Syracuse University. She holds a Bachelor's degree in Economics from Universidad de Costa Rica.
COVID-19 Behaviour Tracker
Melanie leads the BDAU's work to extract and publish insights from these data, Outputs include global and country reports, as well as a publicly available dashboard that allows users to explore the data independently.
other college activities
Member of the Faculty of Medicine's Information Governance Committee
Member of the Global Health BSc team, leading teaching on data visualisation and story-lining for policy makers
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