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Pek Kei (Becky) Im

NDPH Intermediate Research Fellow


Becky is an Intermediate Research Fellow at the Nuffield Department of Population Health (NDPH). Her research focuses on investigating the health impacts of alcohol intake and exploring the mechanisms of alcohol intake in the aetiology of major chronic diseases, using data from the China Kadoorie Biobank and the UK Biobank. She is also a tutor for the Principles of Statistics module in the MSc in Global Health Science and Epidemiology. Prior to her current fellowship, Becky held an NDPH Early Career Research Fellowship. She completed her DPhil in Population Health at the University of Oxford, for which she examined the changing patterns of alcohol consumption in China over time and their relation to wellbeing and major chronic diseases (particularly cancer and liver disease). She also holds a BSc Human Sciences from University College London and an MPhil in Public Health from University of Cambridge.