Chloe Clifford Astbury is a postdoctoral researcher in the School of Global Health at York University, interested in planetary health, food policy and the transition to a healthier, fairer and more sustainable food system. Her current work focuses on the application of systems approaches to the prevention of both communicable and non-communicable diseases, with a focus on participatory and qualitative system modelling.
Prior to joining York, Chloe completed her PhD in Epidemiology at the University of Cambridge, focusing on home food preparation and its relevance and potential for improving diet quality at the population level. She also holds a BA in Anthropology and an MPH from the University of Cambridge. Chloe has an interest in applied, policy-relevant research and has previously worked with organisations including the World Health Organization, the United Nations, Public Health England, the UK Parliament and Canada’s International Development Research Centre.