Rachel Irwin is a postdoctoral fellow in medical humanities at Lund University. Prior to this she was a postdoctoral research in global health at Karolinska Institutet and a senior researcher at the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI). She is also a part-time faculty at DIS Stockholm.
Her research interests include violence affecting health services, global health governance, and health policy and financing. She has a PhD from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM).