DR CARINA TYRRELL MA MB BChir MPhil
On 16 June 2014, Tyrrell was crowned Miss England, and on 14 December 2014 she placed in the top 5 and was crowned Miss United Kingdom at Miss World at the ExCeL London. Tyrrell was studying medicine at Cambridge University at the time of competing, and remains the most successful Miss England contestant; winning 4 of the 10 qualifying rounds in the finals of the competition, including the charity and swimwear rounds.
Tyrrell practiced medicine at Oxford University and research at the Global Outbreak Alert and Response Network (GOARN) at the World Health Organization, where she authored international policy documents on data sharing, research, and innovation, and published work on emerging respiratory viruses.
Working with government agencies, Cambridge University, and industry, Tyrrell has worked to develop health policy and improve healthcare delivery through the use of digital healthcare technologies.
Tyrrell has co-founded a company and works across the global health policy, technology, and life sciences investment sectors. She continues to publish, sit on panels, and give talks and interviews on these subject areas where she is a philanthropist and an ambassador for multiple charities.
Tyrrell studied at Cambridge University where she graduated with a first-class undergraduate degree in Natural Sciences (MA), a Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MB BChir), and a Master of Public Health (MPH) with distinction.