Rosie is the Director of the Born in Bradford Research programme. She is an experienced behavioural scientist with particular expertise in the development and evaluation of complex interventions.
Her research focuses on improving health of families and reducing inequalities by tackling upstream and community determinants of health and wellbeing. She has attracted research grant income of over £30 million from a range of funders. She is particularly passionate about the translation of research into practice and works closely with local, regional and national decision makers to implement evidence based approaches to improving health and wellbeing.
Rosie is co-leading the Yorkshire and Humber Applied Research Collaboration Early Life and Prevention theme with Professor Kate Pickett (University of York). Here they will identify effective community and system approaches to improving health and wellbeing and are leading a programme of research across the region exploring the health impacts of improving structural determinants of health including green space and air quality.