Dorien Braam

PhD Research Student at Department of Veterinary Medicine, University of Cambridge


Dorien Braam previously worked with the United Nations, Netherlands Government and NGO’s across Asia and Eastern Africa focusing on forced migration, protection, human rights and shelter. She holds a BSc and MSc from Delft University of Technology, and a MSc in Biomedical Sciences from the University of Edinburgh with a thesis on animal health in complex humanitarian emergencies. For her PhD in Veterinary Medicine she studies zoonoses - diseases transmitted between animals and humans - in displaced populations, with a focus on the Greater Horn of Africa, the Middle East and South Asia.