Academic Clinical Fellow
Global Diet and Physical Activity Research Group
Alice is a Public Health Registrar in East of England and an Academic Clinical Fellow at the GDARSpaces project at the MRC Epidemiology Unit. GDARSpaces aims to better understand urbanisation and climate-change (syndemic)-related NCD hazards. Alice’s work will help inform the design of resilient food and built environment interventions that support healthy eating and active living in cities in low- and middle-income countries.
Background and experience
Alice studied medicine at the University of Tasmania and worked as a medical doctor in Western Australia, Tasmania, and London. She holds an MSc Public Health at London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, specialising in environment and health and health economics.
Alice was the Programme Manager for the Lancet Countdown: tracking progress on health and climate change and is co-author of the annual global, Australia, and China reports, as well as other publications. She also works as Technical Expert to the Greener NHS, NHS England, in the International Partnerships team.
Alice has also held consultancy and voluntary roles with several actors, including the World Health Organization, the World Organization of Family Doctors, the Canadian Association of Physicians for the Environment, and Doctors for the Environment Australia.
Publications and Links
- MRC Epidemiology Unit publications on Publications Database
- ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-9674-0457
- Twitter: @AlMcGushin
- LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/alicemcgushin/