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Fiona Sun

BSc MSc

Research Fellow
in Immunisation and Health Systems Research

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Room 258

LSHTM
Keppel Street
London
WC1E 7HT
United Kingdom

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+44 207 612 7839

Fiona (Yueqian) Sun is a research fellow for the Vaccine Confidence Project, a research group led by Prof Heidi Larson focused on studying global vaccine hesitancy, confidence and trust. She holds a Master’s degree in Epidemiology from LSHTM and a Hon BSc in Global Health and Biology from the University of Toronto.

Prior to joining LSHTM, Fiona has worked with the World Health Organisation, UNAIDS, the Ministry of Health of China, China National Centre for Cardiovascular Diseases, and the Department of Public Health at Beijing University. Her previous work involved evaluating multiple vaccination programmes and health insurance schemes in China; developing maternal and child nutrition profiles of Central and Western China; implementing a Chinese- African Health Cooperation Programme affiliated malaria eradication project in Malawi; and contributing as a writing group member for a Lancet Commission report on China’s Primary Health Care.

Affiliations

Faculty of Epidemiology and Population Health
Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology

Centres

Vaccine Centre

Teaching

Fiona is contributing to teaching activities for the following courses:

  • Extended Epidemiology
  • Statistics for Epidemiology & Population Health
  • Design and Analysis of Epidemiological Studies
  • Introductory Course in Epidemiology & Medical Statistics (short course)

Research

Fiona's research focuses on monitoring vaccine hesitancy in China and assess the capacity of the Chinese public health system to deliver current and planned vaccines.

More details about the Vaccine Confidence Project can be found here.

Research Area
Health policy
Health systems
Risk
Vaccines
Global Health
Immunisation
Discipline
Epidemiology
Social Sciences
Vaccinology
Country
Canada
China
United Kingdom
Japan
Mongolia
Region
World

Selected Publications

Age-dependent effects in the transmission and control of COVID-19 epidemics
Davies NG; Klepac P; Liu Y; Prem K; Jit M; Eggo RM
2020
medRxiv
Effects of non-pharmaceutical interventions on COVID-19 cases, deaths, and demand for hospital services in the UK: a modelling study.
Davies NG; Kucharski AJ; Eggo RM; Gimma A; Edmunds WJ; Centre for the Mathematical Modelling of Infectious Diseases COV
2020
The Lancet. Public health
The determinants of vaccine hesitancy in China: A cross-sectional study following the Changchun Changsheng vaccine incident.
Du F; Chantler T; Francis MR; Sun FY; Zhang X; Han K; Rodewald L; Yu H; Tu S; Larson H
2020
Vaccine
Emerging power for international health development assistance: A case study of the BRICS countries.
Sun Y; Peilong L; Zheng X
2018
Chinese Journal of Health Policy
Development and validation of the Chinese version of dry eye related quality of life scale.
Zheng B; Liu X-J; Sun Y-QF; Su J-Z; Zhao Y; Xie Z; Yu G-Y
2017
Health and quality of life outcomes
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