Becks Fisher

Becks leads the Health Foundation’s work on general practice. She is interested in how health policy can support equitable provision of primary care services and in models of care and payment for general practice.

Zainab Garba-Sani

Zainab completed her Harkness Fellowship at Stanford University and Lighthouse Silicon Valley. Her work explored the question: “How does a person’s ethnicity influence their perception of the use of artificial intelligence (AI) in health and care?”

Aoife McDermott

Aoife McDermott, PhD’s, research at the University of California, Berkeley, was underpinned by a concern with primary care physicians’ employment relationships and experiences at work.

Emmert Roberts

Emmert’s research project  was entitled, “Drug-related deaths among housed and homeless individuals in the United Kingdom and the United States”.


Matilda Allen

Matilda’s research project was entitled, ‘How could and should US Healthcare Organizations be acting on the Social Determinants of Health in their local communities?’

Emily Hough

Emily’s research explored approaches to implementing community health improvement programs in US health systems.

Andres Roman-Urrestarazu

The focus of Andres’ study was Health System Responses to the Opioid Epidemic in the United States

Emma Watson

Emma’s project was to learn from Rural Hospital Bright spots to develop a framework for sustainable healthcare in rural and underserved communities


Nason Maani

Nason’s project was entitled COVID-19, Inequity, and Underinvestment in US Population Health

Holly Krelle

Holly’s research focus is on innovation centres in U.S. hospitals, and the extent to which the NHS could, or should, replicate them

John Withington

John studied the impact of Medicaid expansion on early cancer diagnosis, post-ACA.


Mary Docherty

Mary studied implementing integrated primary care, mental health and social care for individuals with complex needs

Huseyin Naci

Huseyin studied the Accessibility and Affordability of High-Cost Prescription Drugs in the U.S

Prakash Jayakumar

Prakash studied transforming Musculoskeletal Health Care through Condition-focused Integrated Care. 


Sarah Huf

Sarah tested a behavioural economics approach to cancer screening uptake.

William Wynn Jones

William studied the impact of bundled payments on integration within surgical clinical pathways.

Adam Briggs

Adam studied what we can learn from ACOs to improve preventive care

Hugh Alderwick

Hugh’s work focused on approaches to addressing patients’ social needs, like housing instability or food insecurity.


Saira Ghafur

Dr. Ghafur is the lead for digital health policy at the Institute of Global Health Innovation, Imperial College.

Christina Pagel

Christina is Director of the Clinical Operational Research Unit at University College London and a Reader (Associate Professor).


Parashar Ramanuj

Parashar Ramanuj is a 2015–16 U.K. Harkness Fellow in Health Care Policy and Practice.

Dr Irene Papanicolas

Dr Irene Papanicolas, Ph.D., was an assistant professor of health economics in the Department of Social Policy/LSE Health at the London School of Economics when she applied for a Harkness Fellowship.

Daniel Northam Jones

Daniel Northam Jones, M.A., was a 2015–16 U.K. Harkness Fellow in Health Care Policy and Practice.