Leesa Lin

London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine

Working Group Member

Dr Leesa Lin is a Behavioural and Communication Scientist whose research has centred around emergency risk communications, evaluation of public health interventions, assessment of public health systems’ emergency preparedness and response, and social and behavioural determinants of health during large-scale public health emergencies, including pandemics and acute infectious disease outbreaks, earthquakes, water crises, and antibiotic/antimicrobial resistance (AMR). Employing a mixed-methods approach, she specialises in developing and evaluating interventions for behavioural change that address critical public health issues including child health and development, mental health, and vaccine uptake. Dr Lin holds a PhD in Implementation Science, Behavioural and Decision Sciences, and Social Epidemiology from the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, a MSc in Global Health and Population from the Harvard School of Public Health, and a BA in Psychology and Asian Studies from the University of British Columbia.

Coalition working group:
Social Science