in Immunisation and Health Systems Research
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.
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)
- Principles of Social 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.