Dr Christina Atchison

Christina joined Imperial in October 2018 and works in the School of Public Health as a Principal Clinical Academic Fellow.

After qualifying in Medicine from Cambridge University in 2002, she worked for several years rotating through clinical specialties including general medicine, paediatric surgery, emergency medicine, anaesthetics and clinical microbiology. Subsequently, she completed the Diploma in Tropical Medicine and Hygiene at Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine and obtained her PhD in Infectious Disease Epidemiology from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine in 2011.

Before joining Imperial, she completed her public health specialist training and has worked as a Consultant in Public Health Medicine for Local Government, the NHS and Public Health England.

She has an interest in public health education and training. She is currently the Clinical Academic Lead for the Global Master in Public Health, a fully online degree programme offered by the School of Public Health at Imperial. Her research interests include the evaluation of child and adolescent public health programmes.