Ms Emilie Karafillakis
& PhD candidate
Emilie Karafillakis is the European research lead at the Vaccine Confidence Project™. With a background in public health, infectious disease control, and health systems and policies research, she has more than 5 years of experience researching vaccine and health intervention confidence. As a social scientist, her work focuses on understanding individual and group beliefs, attitudes and confidence in health interventions and assess how these can influence public health control measures and health promotion strategies, including vaccination.
Emilie is also a PhD Candidate at the school. Her project focuses on issues of trust and confidence around HPV vaccination in France.
Emilie is contributing to teaching activities for the following courses:
- Foundations for health promotion
- Qualitative methodologies
More details about the Vaccine Confidence Project can be found here.