Mr. Connor is an experienced Global Health Researcher from Toronto, Canada. Presently working for the International Nutrition Group (MRC-Gambia) at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine in the UK on Perinatal Nutrition and Epigenetic contribution to optimal human development.
He has previously worked with The Child Health Research Foundation (CHRF) in Bangladesh since 2011 and is seconded from the Centre for Child and Adolescent Health at icddr,b to work dedicated to the Aetiology of Neonatal Infection in South Asia (ANISA) project. He has a background in Health Sciences and Ethics from The University of Western Ontario and received his Masters in Science in Global Health from Trinity College Dublin in 2008 and has worked in the field as a field manager of rural nutritional rehabilitation clinics and operational research management in southern Malawi. His duties at CHRF includes investigating the quality and rationality of study data and the proper application and adherence the study protocol.
Nicholas continues to be passionately dedicated to innovative approaches to Global Health research and big-picture solutions to global health issues which impact vulnerable populations, particularly the health and wellbeing of children and mothers.