All posts by Alice Perry

Houston we have a project: Stefanie Mercado Altman on her summer with Harris County

This past year, my feet and my mind have transversed three major cities.

I departed New York, my home, to seek an MSc in Public Health at the School back in September 2015 in London. I spent an incredible 9 months there in growing both professionally and personally and making…

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School statement on Brexit

The UK’s vote to leave the European Union will inevitably have significant implications for higher education and research, and for our School. Many of our staff and students are from EU countries, we are involved in European research programmes, and have an influential voice in European public health and…

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Mwanza Intervention Trials Unit: Showcasing successful collaborations in Tanzania

The Mwanza Intervention Trials Unit (MITU) was set up in 2006 as a joint initiative of London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine and the Tanzania National Institute for Medical Research (NIMR). MITU was established with special funding from the UK Medical Research Councilnow largely self- supporting through research grant…

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Images of the School’s alumni community around the world

The 2016 Alumni Photography competition received over 60 entries. The quality of entries was extremely high and the fantastic images reflected the diversity of the School’s alumni community around the world.

MSc Tropical Medicine and International Health alumnus Dr Mark Foulerton was this year’s winning with his stunning…

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Fit Cities and London’s Olympic Legacy

The School is a member of London Universities International Partnership, a group of London Universities that work with the Mayor of London’s office promote the London Universities International Partnership Showcase event in QatarUK’s capital city as a top destination for education, culture and tourism. Earlier this year 14 London universities, including the School, visited UAE and Qatar as part of a special showcase exhibition. The exhibition included an installation, based on the River Thames, including interactive panels showing how London’s universities are educating the next generation of city leaders, educators, planners, creatives medical researchers and builders. Themes included:

  • Media City, Cultural Capital
  • Smart Governance and Policy Innovation
  • The Innovation Eco System
  • Fit Cities & Sporting Legacy (as represented by the School’s panel)
  • Creating and Growing Future Leaders
  • Food for the Future: Securing the Safety of the World Food Supply
  • Product Design
  • Planning & Designing Smart Buildings
  • Entrepreneurship: Growing the Smart City.
Researchers at the School are involved in Fit Cities, an international collaboration of planners, designers, developers, and public health professionals. Fit Cities explores how building design and policy decisions can make communities healthier, helping prevent diseases such as obesity, diabetes, heart disease and cancer. Read more

London tops Google poll of most searched for city by US students

Exclusive Google research reveals that London is the most searched for city on the internet by US students looking to study overseas.  London is the most popular city in the world for US students with nearly 30,000 studying in the city each year, a total that cannot be matched…

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The power of the School alumni network

School alumni in Geneva talk about the power of the alumni network and how it has helped them in their careers…

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Obituary: Alero Thomas

It is with great sadness that we report that Alero Thomas died this past weekend.
Alero was a clinical pathologist and Senior Clinical Lecturer in the Clinical Sciences Department and the Immunology Unit between 1992 and her retirement in 2006. Alero was Research Degrees Director for the Faculty of Infectious…

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Obituary: Professor Tony McMichael

Tony McMichael, who sadly died in September 2014, was an outstanding and visionary public health scientist who was particularly renowned for his pioneering work on climate change and health.
He showed early awareness of the need to address injustice and defend the disadvantaged. As a student he spent a summer…

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Read the latest issue of Alumni News

The latest issue of Alumni News, the School’s annual alumni magazine, is now available online. Featured stories include:

  • Let’s talk about sex – results from the third National Survey of Sexual Attitudes and LifestylesMalaria genetics. Credit LSHTM Malaria Centre and Matt Murphy, Handsome Frank
  • Can better access to health foods tackle obesity in the USA?
  • Warmer temperatures is pushing malaria to higher elevations
  • A PEEK into the future of eye health
  • The School’s HIV/AIDS archive collection
  • Climate Change: A threat to human health?
  • Does community-based newborn care save lives?
  • Improving malaria drug delivery: the work of the ACT Consortium
  • The School during the First World War
  • A big thank you to everyone who has supported the Alumni Fund for scholarships, research travel grants and the School Centres
  • Alumni profiles, events and more
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