Dr Emily Cheek


UK Health Security Agency

Emily is an Environmental Public Health Scientist in the Environmental Hazards & Emergencies department at the UK Health Security Agency (UKHSA). She is particularly interested in chemical hazards and their impact on public health and also has a background in air quality.

Emily has a particular interest in lead exposure including the production of public health intervention concentrations for blood lead levels in children and pregnant women. She is also actively involved in outreach and engagement work, representing the UKHSA on the Public, Community, Involvement, Engagement and Participation committee as well as at events and more broadly working with other agencies including the Environment Agency.