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Ms Grace Power

Manager
Research Projects Manager, Disease Control

Room
LG17

LSHTM
Keppel Street
London
WC1E 7HT
United Kingdom

Tel.
+44 (0)20 7927 2161

Grace is currently completing a part-time MSc in Epidemiology at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. At the same time, she is a Research Projects Manager at the School and coordinates and manages population health and disease control projects, contributes to research on vector-borne disease distribution, leads monitoring, evaluation and learning activity and develops and writes proposals that support the implementation of tools and interventions in vector control.

Grace's early academic background lies in anthropology and she has recently completed a diploma in life sciences for subjects allied to medicine. In addition, she has held a variety of roles in programme delivery, grant management, impact research, education, and communications, working across international development NGOs that focus on issues such as climate change, off-grid energy access, and human rights. Prior to working in international development, Grace trained as a TEFL Language Instructor and worked in Ha Noi, Viet Nam and Madurai, India.

With a developing skill set in statistical methods in epidemiology, a background in qualitative research methodologies and political and philosophical discourse and keen interest and knowledge of the biomedical sciences, Grace offers a unique and comprehensive approach to her work in public health research. 

Affiliations

Faculty of Epidemiology and Population Health
Faculty of Infectious and Tropical Diseases
Department of Disease Control
Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology

Research

Vector control, community outreach, knowledge, attitudes and behaviours to Zika prevention and control measures. 

Research Area
Health impact analysis
Health inequalities
Health outcomes
Social and structural determinants of health
Statistical methods
Disease control
Equity
Evidence use
Ethnography
Impact evaluation
Inequalities
Mixed methods
Outbreaks
Vector control
Discipline
Anthropology
Development studies
Epidemiology
Political science
Sociology
Statistics
Social Sciences
Disease and Health Conditions
Infectious disease
Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs)
Vector borne disease
Zika
Country
Brazil
Colombia
Region
Latin America & Caribbean (all income levels)

Selected Publications

An investigation into the knowledge, perceptions and role of personal protective technologies in Zika prevention in Colombia.
Mendoza C; Jaramillo G-I; Ant TH; Power GM; Jones RT; Quintero J; Alexander N; Webster J; Osorio L; Logan JG
2020
PLoS neglected tropical diseases
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