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University of Exeter Medical School

Dr Emily Brown

Dr Emily Brown

Academic Clinical Fellow in Primary Care

 Smeall building 


Smeall Building, University of Exeter, St Luke's Campus, Heavitree Road, Exeter, EX1 2LU, UK


Emily is an academic GP trainee, spending half her week working clinically in general practice and the other half working as an Academic Clinical Fellow.


  • Diploma in Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (distinction), 2019 
  • Diploma in the Medical Care of Catastrophes, 2017
  • BM BCh (distinction), University of Oxford, 2014
  • BA Hons (first class) Biological Natural Sciences – Biochemistry, University of Cambridge, 2009

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Research interests

  • Antimicrobial resistance
  • Global public health

Emily is currently completing a master’s degree in epidemiology. She is involved in research projects related to antimicrobial resistance in Malawi and shared decision-making for older patients with multimorbidity in UK general practice.

Emily has a strong interest in global health and has worked in multiple healthcare settings, including in Nepal, India, Cambodia, Uganda, Peru and remote Scotland. She is a grant reviewer for MicroResearch – an organisation funding and developing community health research in Africa. She sits on the RCGP Junior International Committee, as part of the research team.

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Global and Planetary Health special study unit: Pelvic floor disorders as a global health issue. Delivered to medical students with Dr Emma Pitchforth

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