Helen is a Professor of Medical Anthropology at the University of Bristol’s Medical School and a UKRI GCRF Global Challenge Leader for Health. Helen is interested in the application of anthropological perspectives to a range of public health issues. These include anthropological and interdisciplinary research on antimicrobial resistance (AMR), social and cultural dimensions of health systems and the role of ethnographic and other forms of qualitative research evidence in the formulation and evaluation of public health interventions. Helen leads a Newton Fund UK-China AMR Partnerships Initiative award on ‘Strategies to reduce the burden of antibiotic resistance in China‘ (STAR), is a Co-I on the MRC/DoHSC OH-DART consortium project studying the One Health drivers of antibacterial resistance in Thailand (led by Bristol) and a Co-I on a NERC India-UK Tackling AMR in the Environment award (led by the University of Warwick).   

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