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Olga Boiko

Research Fellow


Olga is a medical sociologist who has been working in health services research since the completion of her PhD (University of Sheffield). She joined the King’s Improvement Science, Centre for Implementation Science in April 2021. Her portfolio is versatile and main interests span quality improvement, Implementation and evaluation studies undertaken in NHS primary and secondary care.

Olga’s mostly recent employment has been with the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine where she worked as part of DHSC research grant; in 2016-2020 she was employed by King’s College London to execute a range of studies which had relevance to the safety of reducing antibiotics prescribing, patient flow management in A&E and workforce retention. Prior to that she worked on NIHR-funded quality improvement, implementation studies (University of Exeter) as well as on a GSK-sponsored PROM development study (University of Sheffield).

Olga taught on MSc Public Health and supported teaching on undergraduate courses.

Research Interests

  • Systems theory as applied to health/healthcare
  • Quality improvement
  • Implementation of guidelines and innovations
  • Evaluation of health services