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Dr Pek Kei Im

Dr Pek Kei Im

Pek Kei (Becky) Im

BSc, MPhil, DPhil


Early Career Research Fellow

Becky is an Early Career Research Fellow at the Clinical Trial Service Unit and Epidemiological Studies Unit (CTSU). Her research focuses on investigating the health impacts of alcohol intake and on assessing the causal role and mechanisms of alcohol intake in the aetiology of major chronic diseases in the China Kadoorie Biobank study. She is also a tutor for the Principles of Statistics module in the MSc in Global Health Science and Epidemiology.  

Becky completed her DPhil in Population Health at the University of Oxford, for which she examined the changing patterns of alcohol consumption in China over time and their relation to wellbeing and major chronic diseases (particularly cancer and liver disease). She holds a BSc (Hons) Human Sciences from University College London and an MPhil in Public Health from University of Cambridge. Prior to moving to Oxford, Becky worked as a research assistant in Information and Communications Technologies for Development at United Nations University in Macau. 

 

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