Dr. Geordan Shannon is an Australian medical doctor and researcher at the Institute for Global Health, University College London. She is currently completing her doctoral research in gender and health metrics, constructing an individualized women's achievement and gender equality index in Peru with existing household survey data. She is affiliated with the UCL Economics of Global Health and UCL Gender and Global Health Groups. She is the coordinator a large cluster-randomized trial exploring the impact of cash transfers on the continuity of maternal and child healthcare, and also oversees a complex community intervention to improve the quality of service engagement for homeless Indigenous Australians. Geordan concurrently works as the Medical Director of the NGO DB Peru, and is the Co-Founder of Global Health Disrupted, an organization that enhances global health communication through research, technology, and the arts.
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