Rhiannon Osborne

Medical Student at School of Clinical Medicine, University of Cambridge

Medical Student, School of Clinical Medicine, University of Cambridge

Rhiannon Osborne is a 5th year medical student with experience in research, advocacy and policy across a range of public health issues. Her current areas of focus are climate change and health, global vaccine access, health inequalities and the medical innovation system.

Rhiannon currently sits on the executive committee of the UK Health Alliance on Climate Change and as a commissioner to the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined authority, advising on climate change's links to health and inequality. Her research on access to medicines has been featured in the Guardian, Newsnight and multiple academic journals. Her research methods include qualitative and quantitative research, as well as policy-analysis.

Outside of the UK, Rhiannon has worked in tuberculosis research at the Centre for Infectious Disease Zambia, as well as COVID-19 outbreak response with the Department for International Development (now FCDO) in Lusaka. She has worked on human rights and land rights research with Action Aid New Delhi.