Dr Libby Ellis
BSc MPH PhD
Libby studied for her undergraduate degree in Human Biology at Leeds Metropolitan University, and was awarded a Masters in Public Health from the University of Nottingham in 2001. Libby first joined the Department of Non-communicable Disease Epidemiology in February 2006 as a Research Fellow in Epidemiology. She completed her PhD on socioeconomic inequalities in laryngeal cancer survival in 2013 and was subsequently promoted to Assistant Professor in Epidemiology. Libby left the School in 2015 to spend 3 years working as a Staff Scientist at Stanford University and the Cancer Prevention Institute of California in the US. She returned to the School in July 2018 and is currently working on the Cancer Research UK funded Cancer Survival Programme.
Libby's research interests are in public health, deprivation and socio-economic inequalities in cancer outcomes. Libby is currently working on a five-year Cancer Research UK Programme in Cancer Survival.