Farewell to Robert Lovesay, Catering Manager

We are sad to say goodbye to the School’s Catering Manager Robert Lovesay, who will be retiring in October 2015 after 23 years. Robert spoke to the Alumni Office about his experiences and memories from his time at the School.
When did you start working here? I joined on…

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Adopt-a-Book Fundraiser

Help us to preserve the history of public health and global disease by adopting a book from the Library’s historical collections.
The Library invites you to play a part in preserving a unique and invaluable resource by joining us at a special reception and fundraiser for the School’s…

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Nigeria and Ebola: A 28-day journey to West Africa

Alumnus Stuart Gray, who graduated from the School in 2006 with an MSc in Infectious Diseases by Distance Learning, worked in West Africa last year for the World Health Organization as a specialist consultant in infection prevention and control. 
The planned destination was Liberia, one of the three countries hardest…

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The Beginnings of the Exeter Dispensary

Alumnus Dr John Richard Wilkie, who graduated from the School in 1972 with an MSc in Social Medicine, writes about the Exeter Dispensary, which was founded in 1818 to provide relief for the poor. Dr Wilkie’s full article appeared in the Spring 2015 edition of Devon & Cornwall Notes…

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Alumni Profile: Dr Marilee Cole

School alumnus Dr Marilee Cole is the Director of the Georgetown Global Health Elective, Cameroon (GGHEC) at the Georgetown University Medical Center in Washington DC.
What brought you to the School? The London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine is the best – and quite Afro-centric. I studied the Diploma…

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Free online course: Improving the Health of Women, Children and Adolescents

The London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine is offering a new online course, Improving the Health of Women, Children and Adolescents: from Evidence to Action. The course is free and open to healthcare professionals or anyone working in a health organisation, including alumni from the School.
The course, which…

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Alumni Profile: Molly Martell

London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine alumnus Molly Martell graduated in 2005 with an MSc in Health Policy, Planning & Finance. Since graduating Molly has worked exclusively in molecular diagnostics for complex diseases, including HIV/AIDS and cancer.  She talked to the Alumni Office about what motivated her to…

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British Council Award winner returns to the School

London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine alumnus Dr Rajesh Babu Bhatchala visited the UK this month for a series of events held to celebrate the winners of the British Council’s 2015 Education UK Alumni Awards. The awards honour outstanding success in entrepreneurship, professional achievement and social impact by…

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Global Health Alumni visit the School

By Tessa Roberts, an MSc Global Mental Health student
Exams are over, the final assignment handed in, and the third cohort of MSc Global Mental Health students are looking towards the next challenge. On 23 June we were joined at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine by six…

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Alumni Reunion – MSc Epidemiology Class of 1995

On 20th June 2015, alumni from the 1995 MSc Epidemiology Class visited the School as part of a 20-year reunion. The group met with the School’s Director of External Relations, Ann Fazakerley, and were given a tour of the School before heading off to a celebratory lunch. Alumnus…

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