Elaine is a Peruvian Medical Doctor and a mixed-methods researcher by training. She has an MSc in epidemiology research from Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia (UPCH) and a PhD in Epidemiology and Population Health from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM).
Since May 2019, Elaine has been part of ARPEC Project - Anaemia Research PEruvian Cohort. This is a multicentre birth cohort study funded by the Medical Research Council (UK) and FONDECYT (Peru). At Queen Mary University of London, the study is based at The Institute of Population Health Sciences (IPHS) within Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry.
Elaine is also a member of the Centre for Global Mental Health (CGMH), a joint collaboration between LSHTM and King's Health Partners. Her main work is on the impact on mental health of environment factors and natural disasters; social determinants of health and global health topics, especially with LMICs and interdisciplinary perspective. I am also affiliated with Emerge - the Research Unit on Emerging Diseases and Climate Change at the Faculty of Public Health in UPCH.
Since 2013, Elaine has taught, delivered training, co-supervised and tutored students at undergraduate and postgraduate level in Peru and the UK, in modules of Epidemiology, Statistics and Global Mental Health.
Elaine has more than 10 years of work experience in Clinical Research Operations, Auditing and Monitoring of research studies of different designs, detailed knowledge of GCP and ICH guidelines, including local regulatory requirements; with excellent understanding of corporate polices and standard operating procedures as well as knowledge of LatAm and local procedures.