Rebecca Benson has a BSc in Neuroscience from the University of Otago in New Zealand. She has worked on numerous public health research projects in Australia and New Zealand, and has recently completed her MPH thesis at Otago entitled Cherry Farm Hospital: A case study of local mental health policy formulation. Her academic interests are in health policy making, and specifically political influences on policy solutions to public health problems. She is a keen traveller, and when not working, is likely to be wandering aimlessly around the globe.
Research Interests: Health policy making and political influences on policy solutions to public health problems