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School staff and alumni: on the Ebola frontline

Since the Ebola outbreak was first reported in March 2014, hundreds of UK medical professionals have travelled to West Africa to help with efforts to combat the Ebola virus and treat those with the disease. They include a number of staff, students and alumni from the London School of Hygiene…

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Alumni News now online!

The London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine’s annual alumni magazine, Alumni News, has been published and is now available online. 
Highlights of this year’s magazine include:

A message from the School’s Director, Professor Peter Piot

Women in Science – A View from the Archives: take a look…

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Obituary: Dr Fateemah Tumsah

Written by Dr Tumsah’s friend and fellow alumnus Theodora Ogharanduku
It is with deep sense of loss that we announce the passing of Dr Fateemah Tumsah, whose sudden death occurred on Thursday the 17th of September in a ghastly motor accident in Kaduna, Nigeria.
Until her death, Fateemah – as…

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Job opportunity: Help us raise money for the Alumni Fund

The Alumni Office is looking for students and recent graduates to help us with the School’s Alumni Fund Telephone Fundraising Campaign.
The Alumni Fund has raised over £350,000 for scholarships, research travel grants and School Centres. With your help making calls to and speaking with our wonderful alumni…

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Alan Magill – a tribute from our Director

It is with great sadness that we share the news that Alan Magill, Director of the Malaria Program of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, died suddenly in Seattle on Saturday 19 September.
Professor Peter Piot, Director of the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, said: “Alan was a…

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Alumni Profile: Dr Enrique San-Gil Caballero

For this week’s Alumni Profile we spoke to alumnus Dr Enrique San-Gil Caballero, who studied not just one Master’s degree at the School but two: he graduated with an MSc in Virology in 1992 before studying the MSc in Infectious Diseases in 2014 (by Distance Learning). Dr…

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Farewell to Michael Smith, Safety Policy Adviser

We are sad to say goodbye to the School’s Safety Policy Adviser Michael Smith, who retired last week. Here Michael looks back at his 39 years at the School. 
I joined the School in October 1976 – straight from university – as a junior technician in the electron microscopy laboratory.

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Farewell to Robert Lovesey, Catering Manager

We are sad to say goodbye to the School’s Catering Manager Robert Lovesey, 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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