Kate Lachowycz

Qualifications

  • MSc Public Health
  • BA Biological Anthropology

Background and experience
After graduating with a degree in Biological Anthropology from Cambridge University, Kate worked for eight years in the field of public health intelligence, which included work in academia as a Research Fellow and senior analytical posts within the NHS, most recently at a Public Health Observatory. She also gained an MSc in public health from the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine. Kate’s particular areas of interest are the relationship between the environment, socio-economic status and health, the use of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) in health research and the interface between research and practice within public health.

Current work and interests
Kate is currently studying for a PhD at the University of East Anglia. The aim of the research is to evaluate the relationship between green space and health, in particular examining the use of green space for physical activity by children and adults.  

Organisational affiliation
University of East Anglia, School of Environmental Sciences

Publications

Kate’s CEDAR publications here.