Prof. Emilie Karafillakis


Assistant Professor & European Research Lead at the Vaccine Confidence Project at the University of Antwerp


Dr. Emilie Karafillakis is a Research Fellow for the VCP. She has a background in public health, infectious disease control, and health systems and policies and holds a Master’s degree in the Control of Infectious Diseases from LSHTM. Her work focuses on understanding determinants of vaccine hesitancy in European populations, including healthcare workers, and strategies to effectively address concerns about vaccination. In addition to being a Research Fellow, Emilie recently completed her PhD at LSHTM – which focused on adolescent girls’ decision-making processes with regards to HPV vaccination in France.