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The Progressive Policy Think Tank


Dr Annie Williamson is an associate researcher working with the IPPR Commission on Health and Prosperity

Her research at IPPR considers the relationship between health and economic outcomes, with a particular focus on vicious cycles of infectious disease and poverty. She also works on quantifying the economic benefits of health policy interventions, including elective waitlist reductions and workforce reform. Her work has been featured in the Guardian, the Independent, the Washington Post, openDemocracy, the British Medical Journal, and the Lancet.

Annie is also a junior doctor in the NHS, working at St Thomas’ Hospital in London. Prior to studying medicine, she gained a BA and MPhil in Economics at the University of Oxford, and worked as a health economist for Partners in Health in Chiapas, Mexico. She combines both skillsets in her role analysing health and public services at IPPR.