Cecilia is a medical doctor and a member of the Faculty of Public Health. She has over 25 years experience working as a GP, Academic Researcher in the Department of Public Health and as a University Tutor in the University of Oxford; she also a psychodynamic psychotherapist. Cecilia Pyper has worked as a consultant to: the United States Agency for International Development (USAID); the Institute for Reproductive Health, Georgetown University, Washington DC; She has led evaluations internationally that addressed community engagement and participation in rural and urban settings. Follow-up evaluation focused on community engagement sustainability issues. The learning from this evaluation was disseminated as a training manual and cascade international training of trainers.
Cecilia lectures internationally on topics related to primary care, reproductive health and electronic health records. She has worked with DEMOS & IPPR on issues addressing patient empowerment and human resource allocation in the NHS. She worked on an 18month contract for NpfIT as National Clinical Lead to the Connected Patient Programme.