Dr Heidi Green joins COUCH Health as Director of Health Research Equity, bolstering the company’s commitment to reducing health inequities and improving global health.
Manchester, 19 June, 2023 – COUCH Health, a leading provider of global creative health engagement services, proudly announces the appointment of Dr Heidi Green as its new Director of Health Research Equity. With a wealth of experience in public health, health services research, and social justice, Heidi is poised to drive the company’s mission in creating a more inclusive and accessible global health landscape.
With a PhD in Applied Health Research, Heidi has dedicated her career to advocating for equitable access to health and health research, focusing on improving the underlying methodology of research to address disparities in communicable and non-communicable diseases to ensure that health interventions are developed with inclusivity in mind. She is a leading figure in the field of health research, designing, conducting, and co-producing ground-breaking studies to tackle pressing global health issues. Her work has targeted every stage of the research lifespan, right from intervention development to inclusive demographic data collection, participant recruitment, outcome collection, and effective dissemination of results.
“We are thrilled to have Dr Heidi Green join our team here at COUCH Health. Her background in public health research and passion for health equity align perfectly with our core values”, says Ash Rishi, CEO of COUCH Health. “Dr Green’s expertise will allow us to relentlessly challenge the status quo and push for more inclusive practices in health research, ultimately benefiting individuals all over the world”.
As Director of Health Research Equity, Dr Green will lead COUCH Health’s efforts in developing comprehensive strategies and initiatives that prioritise health research equity, specifically targeting the needs of historically underserved populations. Her vision, expertise, and commitment make her a valuable addition to the dynamic team at COUCH Health.
“I am delighted to have been warmly welcomed into a talented and vibrant team at COUCH Health”, Heidi says. “Ash and the team live and breathe diversity and have used their advocacy and expertise in this area to bring about significant change in the industry. I am so excited to drive forward a new phase in COUCH’s progression as we work to improve the health of people from every corner of society”.
COUCH Health’s commitment to fostering health research equity involves understanding the importance of diversity in patient populations and ensuring that everyone has access to high quality healthcare. Driven by a patient-first approach, COUCH Health aims to raise awareness, educate, and actively work with its partners to improve inclusivity and equity in clinical trials and the broader healthcare industry.
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