Dr Esther Kwong


Honorary Assistant Professor


15-17 Tavistock Place
United Kingdom

020 7958 8285

I studied Medicine at Imperial College London with an intercalated BSc in Management from Imperial College Business School, I have a MSc in Public Health from the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine.

Prior to joining the School I worked as a junior doctor in the NHS on the North West Thames academic foundation programme, I was a Clinical Fellow at NHS England on the National Clinical Fellows Scheme. I am currently a UK Specialist Registrar in Public Health, I joined the Health Services Research Unit at LSHTM in 2015 on an academic training placement.



Faculty of Public Health and Policy
Department of Health Services Research and Policy


I have been involved in various teaching roles throughout my time at LSHTM. I am a current seminar leader for the Public health Masters programme Module Health Services, and was a seminar leader for Issues in Public Health and Prinicples and Practice of Public Health between 2015-2017. I am also an Assessor on the University of Lonodon Examiners Board, involved in the School's Distance Learning Masters programme. I am also a tutor on the Masters PASS scheme for the Health Services module. 

I am currently undertaking Postgraduate Certifcate of Learning and Teaching training at LSHTM.  



I am interested in improving the quality of health-care and the effectiveness of how we deliver health services. My doctorate research was in the use Patient Reported Outcomes (PROMs) to evaluate the quality of our acute and emergency hospital care in the NHS supervised by Professor Nick Black, funded by the Economic and Social Research Council & National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Collaborations for Leadership in Applied Health Research and Care.

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I am a member of our faculty's Athena Swan committee, working on the theme in supporting and advocating for retention of women and post-graduate students in academia and their transition to early career researchers.



Research Area
Health care policy
Health outcomes
Health policy
Health promotion
Health services research
Quality improvement
Health services
United Kingdom
OECD members