Conny Guell, MD
Co-director of the European Centre for Environment and Human Health
Dr Cornelia (Conny) Guell is the co-director of the European Centre for Environment and Human Health with Dr Ben Wheeler.
Her research addresses key planetary health priorities to create healthy, sustainable and socially just environments in both Global South and Global North settings with a focus particularly on food systems for better nutrition and healthy infrastructure to support physically active lives. Conny leads highly interdisciplinary international research teams across the social sciences, humanities, health and environmental sciences in Small Island Developing States as well as European settings and the UK funded by most major UK funders.
Conny is also Co-Director of the Exeter Medical School’s MSc in Environment and Human Health, and designs and leads undergraduate and postgraduate modules and teaching on social contexts of health and the environment, global health, and qualitative research methods. She is external examiner for the University of Cambridge, the University of the West Indies and the University of the South Pacific.