Our Team

Lancet Migration's work is led by technical experts and leading academic centres from across the globe, who form part of working groups, which are currently being formed for our new phase of research (2020-2021); our previous and existing collaborators are listed on the 'Collaborators' page. Lancet Migration's work is supported by the Executive team and Research Fellows and Affiliates based at University College London and partner institutions (all members are listed on this page).  

Ibrahim Abubakar Chair, Lancet Migration, and Climate Change & Migration Lead; Director and Professor, Institute for Global Health, University College London (UK)

Bernadette Kumar Co-Chair, Lancet Migration, and Regional co-Lead, European Hub; Lancet Migration Gender & Migration Lead; Norwegian Institute of Public Health. President of the EUPHA section for Migration and Ethnic Minority Health.

Paul Spiegel Co-Chair, Lancet Migration, and Universal Health Coverage & Migration Lead; Professor and Director of Johns Hopkins Center for Humanitarian Health (USA).

Miriam Orcutt Executive Director, Lancet Migration; Senior Research Fellow, Institute for Global Health, University College London

Rita Issa Lancet Migration Clinical Research Fellow in Climate Change, Migration and Health; NHS General Practitioner

Michael Knipper Lancet Migration Regional co-Lead, Latin America; Reader, Medical History, Anthropology and Global Health, Institute of the History of Medicine, University Justus Liebig, Giessen (Germany)

Baltica Cabieses Lancet Migration Regional co-Lead, Latin America. Professor, Social Epidemiology, & Director of the Social Studies in Health Research Programme, Instituto de Ciencias e Innovación en Medicina, Universidad del Desarrollo, Chile

Ana Cristina Sedas Lancet Migration Regional Research Fellow, Latin America (Affiliate); Department of Global Health and Social Medicine at Harvard Medical School

Karl Blanchet Lancet Migration Regional co-Lead, Europe; Director of the Geneva Centre of Humanitarian Studies, and Professor in Humanitarian Public Health at the Faculty of Medicine, University of Geneva

Rosie James Lancet Migration Regional Research Fellow, Europe (Affiliate); Board Member, Irish Global Health Network

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Sophie McCann, Lancet Migration Advocacy Fellow and Honorary Research Fellow, Lancet Migration (Affiliate)

Rachel Burns Advocacy and Public Engagement Officer, Lancet Migration (Affiliate); Research Fellow, Centre for Public Health Data Science, Institute of Health Informatics, University College London (UK)

Elspeth Carruthers Research Fellow, Lancet Migration; Academic Foundation Doctor, North Central and East London Foundation School

Lucy Singh Lancet Migration Research Fellow (Gender, Migration & Health); NHS Academic Foundation Doctor

Lucinda Hiam Programme Officer and Lancet Migration Research Fellow (Universal Health Care); Honorary Research Fellow, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine; NHS General Practitioner

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Parth Patel Policy Officer, Lancet Migration (Affiliate); Research Fellow, Centre for Public Health Data Science, Institute of Health Informatics, University College London

Delan Devakumar Lancet Migration, Child & Adolescent Health Lead; Associate Professor in Child and Adolescent Health, Institute for Global Health, University College London (UK)

Rob Aldridge Lancet Migration Data Lead; Professor and Wellcome Trust Clinical Research Career Development Fellow (UCL); Honorary Consultant in Public Health (PHE) (UK)

For The Lancet:

Jocalyn Clark Executive Editor, The Lancet

Richard Horton Editor-in-Chief, The Lancet

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