Dr Michelle Heys

Position: Co-founder, Trustee and Principal investigator

Dr Michelle Heys is passionate about improving global equity in child and adolescent health outcomes, about giving a voice to our most vulnerable and marginalised populations and to mobilising communities and innovation to improve the health of children and young people.

Along with Erin Kesler, she conceptualised the Neotree and she has led this project since 2014.

Michelle is a Child Population Health Scientist combining clinical expertise in newborn and child health with expertise in public health practice and research, and in health services research and quality improvement. She has over 26 years of experience in clinical newborn and child health in the UK, Australia and Hong Kong; and during the last 16 years has combined clinical care with a growing portfolio of global child and adolescent population health research.