Dr Michael Edelstein

Consultant Research Fellow, Global Health Programme


Dr Michael Edelstein is a medical doctor specialised in public health, with expertise in vaccine epidemiology, surveillance systems and outbreak investigations, in both routine and emergency contexts.

Outside Chatham House, he is a fellow of the Faculty of Public health at the Royal College of Physicians (London), a consultant epidemiologist at Public Health England’s immunisation department and an honorary associate professor at London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (London).

Michael has worked at national public health agencies (Public Health England, Swedish public health agency) and international organisations (WHO, ECDC) in Europe, Africa and Southeast Asia.

Past experience

2015 - presentConsultant epidemiologist, immunisation department, Public Health England
2017 - present Honorary Associate Professor, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
2014 - presentConsultant Research Fellow, Centre on Global Health Security, Chatham House