Felicia leads Koi Tū’s Knowledge Hub for Maternal and Child Health, an initiative specialising in evidence synthesis to bridge the research-policy gap. She also has interests in youth wellbeing and community health.
Felicia has worked closely with Sir Peter Gluckman since 2008. She has made conceptual contributions to the fields of evolutionary medicine, developmental epigenetics, and the developmental origins of health and disease, and has served as lead/co-author of government-commissioned reports with a public health focus. Felicia holds a PhD from the University of Otago, Christchurch.