Sam is the founding Editor in Chief of JOHPEC. Originally from Toronto, Canada, Sam is currently studying medicine at Tel Aviv University and is a consultant for the Ministry of Health in Israel on the COVID-19 Task Force. Sam has extensive experience in trauma medicine and emergency health delivery as both a Pararescueman Commander in the military and co-founder of the first public EMS system in Jamaica. Prior to his studies at LSE, Sam worked at the Mailman School of Public Health in New York City, conducting clinical and fieldwork research in epidemiology and cognitive neuroscience.
Sam holds a Bachelors’s degree in Medical Science and Comparative Literature from Columbia University, and an MSc in Global Health Policy and Economics at the London School of Economics, Sam focused his dissertational research on health systems and performance measures of low socioeconomic populations in high-income countries working as a project manager at the International Consortium for Health Outcomes Measurement (ICHOM) by the Boston Consulting Group (BCG). He is passionate about the social and economic determinants of health and shaping a future in clinical medicine informed by patient-driven equitable outcome measures.
Camille is the Co-founder and Deputy Editor-In-Chief of the JOHPEC. Alongside the Editor-In-Chief, she manages the journal’s development strategy, publications, and initiatives. She is a Health Policy and Health Economics PhD Candidate at the London School of Economics and Political Sciences, working within the NIHR School for Social Care Research and the Care Policy and Evaluation Centre (CPEC).
Amir Mohsenpour is a medical doctor with a practical background in epidemiology and health services research and an interest in advanced statistical methodology for observational studies. His research focus has been on contextual effects of urban housing environment and deprivation on the health of marginalised and disadvantaged population groups, including refugees and people experiencing homelessness. He is a research associate at Bielefeld University's Department of Population Medicine and Health Services Research (Germany) and elected board member of the German Network of Young Professionals in Public Health (noeg.org). Currently Amir is on an educational sabbatical to study the MSc in Health Policy, Planning and Financing - a joint degree between LSE and LSHTM.
Rosa is experienced in healthcare management and large-scale transformation, quality improvement and financial savings programmes within the English NHS. She is currently undertaking an MSc International Health Policy at the LSE and is a member of the JOHPEC Editorial Board.
Megan is from Denver, Colorado, in the United States. She is a current student in the MSc International Health Policy program at LSE. She completed her undergraduate degree in economics at the University of Mississippi ('18) and is taking a year out from her studies as a medical student at Vanderbilt University where she is a rising fourth-year. She intends to train in otolaryngology-head & neck surgery upon completion of medical school.
Elise is currently an MSc student in International Health Policy at LSE. Originally from the US, she spent the last 7 years as an A&E/trauma nurse in Chicago. As an undergraduate, she was a part of a research mentorship program at the University of Pittsburgh, where she published one paper and assisted with several other studies. Her interests include ageing, emergency management, and staffing/human resources issues in acute care settings.
James is a current graduate student in LSE's MSc International Health Policy (Health Economics) program. Prior to LSE, James earned an undergraduate degree in Finance from John Carroll University Boler School of Business and a Master's degree in Healthcare Management from Case Western Reserve University Weatherhead School of Management. Professionally, James has worked in various finance related roles for Cleveland Clinic, a highly ranked international hospital-system based in Cleveland, Ohio. He has also spearheaded multiple fundraisers and events focused on mental health awareness and suicide prevention amongst teens/young adults, including including the breaking of a Guinness World Record, in his hometown of Buffalo, New York. His interests in healthcare include population health and alternative payment models, specifically in regard to the United States healthcare system, as well as digital health and the application of new technologies in healthcare.