Rebecca is a Clinical Research Associate in Evidence Synthesis in the Cochrane Infectious Diseases Group (CIDG), as part of the Research, Evidence and Development Initiative (READ-It).
Rebecca attained a Bachelor of Medical Studies and Doctor of Medicine at the University of New South Wales, Australia. She has completed primary care postgraduate clinical training and is a Fellow of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners. In 2020, she completed a Master of Tropical Medicine and International Health at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. She has undertaken clinical work in Timor-Leste, Greece, and The Gambia prior to joining LSTM.
Rebecca is an author of several Cochrane Reviews involving quantitative research methods and international collaboration.
She has scoped, appraised, synthesized, and presented the core evidence base to World Health Organization Guideline Development Groups on the treatment of cystic echinococcosis, mpox infection prevention and control, and therapeutics for mpox.
Rebecca currently teaches critical appraisal, systematic review skills and GRADE methodology on the Diploma in Tropical Medicine & Hygiene (DTM&H).
She is a member of the LSTM MSc Ethics panel and a member of the Board of Examiners for the DTM&H.