Professional Title: Global Health Advisor, Expedition Project Manager, WEM Faculty and Registered Nurse
Companies and organisations: Save the Children International, The Adventure Boutique, World Extreme Medicine and Doctors of the World
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Laura is currently the Global Health Advisor at Save the Children International and an elected member of the British Global and Travel Health Association.
Laura graduated from Kings College University, London with a BSc. in adult nursing before pursuing a Diploma in Tropical Nursing from London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine and an MSc. in Global Health and Development from University College London.
Laura has clinical background in emergency and critical care nursing and a demonstrated history of working in the INGO sector. Her roles include international health advisor for VSO across Asia and Africa; medical officer, diver medic and expedition medic for Operation Wallacea and Raleigh International in Central and South America, and clinical educator and nurse for The Leprosy Mission and Doctors of the World in Nepal and the UK.
With her passion to inspire and educate, Laura contributes to the production of evidence-based guidance in global and travel health with a special interest in infectious diseases and global mental health.
In her spare time Laura is a keen adventurer and mountaineer.