Senior Research Nurse
Naomi graduated with a Bachelor of Nursing in 1996 from University of Technology, Sydney. She then worked in a range of areas within the acute sector, but predominantly Intensive Care and Emergency Departments, in Australia, New Zealand and the UK. In 2001 she completed a Diploma in Tropical Nursing, with the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, and in 2004 put the learning from this in to practice running a community sanitation project with a grass roots NGO in Bolivia. In 2006 she completed a Graduate Dip in Specialist Community Public Health Nursing and then worked as a Health Visitor for 10 years. In 2010 Naomi received a Mary Seacole Development Award for the design and implementation of an ante-natal breastfeeding education service for South-Asian women, and in 2011 completed an MSc in Public Health Practice. Naomi was born in the UK but has lived and worked in Australia, New Zealand, Canada, Bolivia and Brazil and has travelled extensively. She has particular interest in public health in developing countries and prior to joining OVG worked as a voluntary Technical Advisor to World Vision’s Nutrition, and Child and Maternal Health teams. Naomi joined the Oxford Vaccine Group in January 2018.