Research fellow

Jennifer Benson

Curriculum vitae

  • Since 5/2021 Researcher within Social Epidemiology Unit, BIPS, Bremen, Germany
  • Since 11/2016 Project Activity Manager with Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF), Africa, Asia and Middle East
  • Since 4/2014 Emergency Programme Officer with Christian Aid, Middle East Region
  • Since 4/2010 Humanitarian Programme Officer with Humanitarian Policy Group (HPG) at Overseas Development Institute (ODI), UK
  • Since 10/2009 Research Assistant with The University of Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania
  • 2021 Studies in health in humanitarian crises (Post-Graduate Certificate) at the University of Manchester (HCRI), UK
  • 2013-2016 Studies in global health (Master's Degree) at the University of Manchester (HCRI), UK
  • 2004-2010 Studies in communications (Bachelor's Degree) at the University of Gloucestershire, UK

Research interests

  • Health promotion
  • Social determinants of health
  • Low resource settings
  • Health in humanitarian crises
  • Health of crisis affected communities
  • Evidence based interventions
  • Evaluations

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