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Nicole Votruba

Senior postdoctoral implementation researcher


Nicole is a psychologist and political scientist, and senior postdoctoral implementation researcher at the University of Oxford. She is leading the design and implementation of a mental health intervention (PRAMH study) in rural India, as part of the wider global health SMARThealth Pregnancy programme. Nicole completed a PhD at the IoPPN at King’s College London, as part of which she developed a framework for mental health science-policy priority setting in low- and middle-income countries (EVITA 2.0). She has gained experience in research and policy, working on a number of global mental health research studies, as policy officer of the UK All-Party Parliamentary Group on Global Health, in the EU Parliament, and as coordinator of the FundaMentalSDG initiative for mental health in the UN Sustainable Development Goals.