Dr Ripullone is an Academic Clinical Fellow in Obstetrics and Gynaecology at the Nuffield Department of Women's and Reproductive Health, University of Oxford and a Research Associate at the George Institute, Imperial College, University of London. She has an MBBChir from the University of Cambridge and a BSc in Government and Economics from the London School of Economics and Political Science. Her research focus is on women’s global health and cardiovascular health. Her research profile aims to straddle different levels of healthcare provision, different methodologies and disciplines, and address the challenges of her field holistically. She has worked with projects in the UK as well as in the USA, Uganda, Lebanon, Dominican Republic, and Peru.