Camille Bou is an MPhil/PhD Fellow of the NIHR School for Social Care Research, based within the Care Policy and Evaluation Centre at the LSE. Her doctoral project investigates the time-use, trade-offs, and wellbeing of young people providing unpaid care in the United Kingdom.
Prior to starting her MPhil/PhD, she received a BSc (Honours) in Psychology & Biology for Health Sciences from the University of Toronto and an MSc in Health Policy, Planning, and Financing from the LSE and the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine.
She worked as a researcher for the Mental Health Foundation in London, where she explored topics of perinatal mental health, trauma-informed maternity care, models of trauma-informed care for LGBT/BAME communities, and learning disability hate crime. She also was an assistant neuropsychologist at Le Vinatier Psychiatric hospital in Lyon, an experience which fuelled her interest in supporting formal and informal carers.
In addition to care provision and quality of life, Camille's research interests include ageing, NCD/mental health co-morbidities, and how life-satisfaction measures can be integrated into policy design and implementation.