Imperial College London


Faculty of MedicineSchool of Public Health

Research Postgraduate







Reynolds BuildingCharing Cross Campus





I am a doctoral researcher at the Child Health Unit at the Department of Primary Care and Public Health. Before starting a PhD, I worked in research and data analyst capacity for over eight years at various health research organisations. I have a Masters in Economics with an emphasis on health economics from the University of Edinburgh. I come to the academic scene with enthusiasm, many questions and few answers, if any, so I would like to use this space to cultivate scientific precision.  

My PhD is funded by NIHR Applied Research Collaboration Northwest London (ARC-NWL) – Child Population Health. In my PhD, I will analyse fragmentation in children services and search for methods, processes and models that resolve their weaknesses. I will also explore approaches to evaluation of integrated care programmes, and address the challenges faced in such evaluation. Which methods and approaches should be applied? How can the impact of integrated care strategies be explained?  

I look forward to being part of a stimulating exchange and creation of ideas at the Child Health Unit’s various forums. I will be working under the supervision of Dr Dougal Hargreaves. 



Keeble E, Parker SG, Arora S, et al., 2019, Frailty, hospital use and mortality in the older population: findings from the Newcastle 85+ study, Age and Ageing, Vol:48, ISSN:0002-0729, Pages:797-802

Hargreaves DS, Arora S, Viveiro C, et al., 2019, Association of quality of paediatric epilepsy care with mortality and unplanned hospital admissions among children and young people with epilepsy in England: a national longitudinal data linkage study, The Lancet Child & Adolescent Health, Vol:3, ISSN:2352-4642, Pages:627-635

Conroy SP, Bardsley M, Smith P, et al., 2019, Comprehensive geriatric assessment for frail older people in acute hospitals: the HoW-CGA mixed-methods study

Arora S, Cheung CR, Sherlaw-Johnson C, et al., 2018, Use of age-specific hospital catchment populations to investigate geographical variation in inpatient admissions for children and young people in England: retrospective, cross-sectional study, Bmj Open, Vol:8, ISSN:2044-6055

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