Dr Miriam Orcutt (MBBS, MSc) is a Senior Research Fellow in Forced Migration and Health at the Institute for Global Health, University College London, a humanitarian consultant and trained physician; she currently works as Executive Director of Lancet Migration. She worked as a Migration Health Specialist for Médecins sans Frontières on consultancies in 2018 and 2019, and previously as a Public Health and Migration Consultant at the World Health Organisation. She is a Visiting Senior Research Fellow at the Conflict and Health Research Group, King’s College London, and a Steering Committee Member of the Syria Public Health Network. Miriam previously worked as a medical doctor in the UK's National Health Service (NHS), on the Academic Clinical Foundation Programme in Epidemiology and Global Public Health, in Newcastle upon Tyne, UK. She holds an MSc in Medical Anthropology with Distinction from Durham University and is a doctoral candidate on health system and medical-humanitarian response to forced migration and mass displacement. She has published academic articles on migration in peer-reviewed journals, such as The Lancet, and was one of the lead authors of 'The UCL-Lancet Commission on Migration and Health' (published in the Lancet in December 2018); and has written editorials and analysis articles in both The Lancet: 'International failure in northwest Syria: humanitarian health catastrophe demands action', and The British Medical Journal: 'Building alliances for the global governance of migration and health'. Miriam has over five years of humanitarian consultancy and project management experience, including for The Lancet,  the World Health Organisation and the World Bank, and is skilled in leading research projects and policy work. In 2018 she was named a Canadian Woman Leader in Global Health, on the inaugural list by The Lancet.