Abbey Page

Abbey Page trained as an anthropologist, first at the University of Durham for her BA in Social and Biological Anthropology and then MSc in Medical Anthropology at University College London. She completed her PhD in Biological Anthropology in 2016, specialising in the cooperative childrearing, health and reproduction of a hunter-gatherer population in the Philippines called the Agta.

Since completing her PhD, she become increasingly interested in social support and its consequences for maternal and child health more broadly. She joined the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine in 2018 to bring together evolutionary, public health and demographic research on social support and maternal and child outcomes.