BA MA MSc FHEA Solicitor (non practicing)
Distance Learning Tutor
Elizabeth's background and interests are at the intersection of law, public health and ethics. She is a UK qualified solicitor and worked for many years in legal practice in London, specialising in clinical negligence litigation. She has MA Medical Ethics & Law from King's College, University of London and MSc Public Health from LSHTM.
She worked as a Consultant at WHO Geneva and since 2012 has been a DL Tutor on GHM104 Issues in Global Health Policy and GHM300 Project Report. In recent years her research has focused on legal and ethical aspects of control of infectious diseases. During 2015-2017 she was a Research Fellow working with Professor Richard Coker on PANDEM, an EU funded project looking at pandemic preparedness in Europe. This was followed by a research project on the impact of Brexit on UK health law.
She is currently involved in research funded by the Scottish government on Hepatitis C treatment pathways.
Teaching and development roles:
2012 to present: Tutor on GHM104: Issues in Global Health Policy;
2015 to present: GHM300 Project supervisor;
2013-16: Deputy Module Organiser for GHM104. Wrote and led review webinars three times a year;
2016-17: Development Coordinator for a new online module: GHM204 Public Health Law in a Global Context.
Research interests and commitments include:
The impact of Brexit on UK health law;
Pandemic preparedness in Europe, specifically governance and ethical aspects;
Public health risks in aviation and aviation governance;
Public health law and governance (particularly relating to patient safety);
Maternal health policy in low income countries.