Alumni Profile: Moira Rowan

Moira Rowan, Diploma in Tropical Nursing alumna and Dementia and Delirium Nurse for the NHS told us about her career and her time studying at the School.

Moira started her nursing training in the ’80s in South Africa and found herself working in A&E. When asked why she…

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Dr Eduardo Simoes hosts Careers Q&A Session

At the beginning of October, we were delighted to receive a visit from Dr Eduardo Simoes who studied MSc Community Health in Developing Countries (now MSc Public Health for Development) at the School in 1986. Prior to studying at LSHTM, Eduardo had planned to pursue a career as a cardiologist…

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Jeroen Ensink Memorial Fund for Scholarships exceeds £86,000

This week, we have been moved by the widespread media coverage of the sentencing of the man who fatally attacked our colleague and friend Dr Jeroen Ensink in December 2015. In January, we launched the Jeroen Ensink Memorial Fund to support scholarships for students from sub-Saharan Africa and South…

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Alumni Profile: Urvashi Prasad

Urvashi Prasad, MSc Public Health in Developing Countries alumna  and  consultant at Niti Aayog (National Institution For Transforming India), the Indian government’s premier think tank, talked about her current role at Niti Aayog and how her passion for developing countries led her to study at the School.

Urvashi had…

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The Inequality Question Project

Facilitating challenging conversations and action to raise awareness and create change on global inequality issues.

The Inequality Question is a unique project to debate global inequality issues. On the last Thursday of each month – #ThoughtfulThursday – children formerly or currently living on the streets of Uganda choose one inequality question to…

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Alumna Marilyn Spiegel returns to the School 40 years after graduating

Last month we were delighted to hear from MSc. Medical Parasitology alumna (1977), Marilyn Barrett Spiegel who was visiting London from California, USA, with her husband. Her visit was well timed as it marked 40 years since she first arrived to London to study at the School.

The Alumni team…

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Alumni Profile: Professor Kevin Fenton

Professor Kevin Fenton, Director of Health and Wellbeing at Public Health England and MSc in Public Health alumnus (1992), told us how the opportunities he had during his studies, and the support he received at the School, have contributed to his professional development.

“I chose to study at the London…

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In memory of Professor Stephen Lawn

Updated 13 October – Obituaries published in The Lancet and the BioMed Central and for our TB Centre newsletter. 

Steve Lawn Memorial Fund launched by the School and partners

Message from Professor Peter Piot, Director of the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine to all staff and students – Wed 28…

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Dr. Ferozuddin Feroz – Alumnus & Afghanistan Public Health Minister visits the School

On Monday 19 September, His Excellency Dr Ferozuddin Feroz, Public Health Minister of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, and Stephanie Simmonds, Senior Advisor and Mentor to the Minister and former Senior Health Advisor at the UK’s Department for International Development (DFID), visited the London School of Hygiene & Tropical…

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Alumni Profile: Myroslava Tataryn

MSc Public Health in Developing Countries alumna, Myroslava Tataryn talks about how studying at the School broadened her networks and aided her career progression.

Myroslava chose to study an MSc at the School because of its excellent reputation and networking within global public health networks. “It was a true pleasure…

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