Emilie Karafillakis is the European research lead at the Vaccine Confidence Project™. With a background in public health, infectious disease control, and health systems and policies research, she has more than 5 years of experience researching vaccine and health intervention confidence. As a social scientist, her work focuses on understanding individual and group beliefs, attitudes and confidence in health interventions and assess how these can influence public health control measures and health promotion strategies, including vaccination. She is also involved in managing digital and social media analytical research projects to detect and mitigate misinformation and rumours circulating around vaccination and vaccine trials around the world.
Updated: August 2020