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Polly Compston

  • RVC

Veterinary Epidemiology, Economics and Public Health Group

Polly started her PhD at the RVC in 2018, in which she will be using mixed methods to evaluate the socioeconomics of foot and mouth disease control in Kenya.

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In 2011 she started a three year residency in clinical research at Rossdales Equine Hospital, completing the RVC distance learning MSc in Veterinary Epidemiology and Public Health.

Subsequently she worked at Brooke, an iNGO that works to improve the welfare of working equids in low-resource settings. She worked mainly in the research team, supporting a range of epidemiological and socioeconomic projects.

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