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Announcing new book by alumnus Shunichi Araki

MSc in Occupational Medicine alumnus (1977), Shunichi Araki, MD, DrMSc, MSc, Professor Emeritus, the University of Tokyo; Former President, JNIOSH; and Adjunct Professor, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York announced the release of his new book titled “Principles of Social Medicine: From Roman Empire and Industrial Revolution to International…

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Announcing New Book by Alumnus Arul Earnest

MSc in Medical Statistics alumnus (2002), Arul Earnest has announced the release of his new book entitled Essentials of a Successful Biostatistical Collaboration, published by CRC Press, which aims to equip biostatisticians and other quantitative scientists with the necessary skills, knowledge, and habits to collaborate effectively with clinicians in the…

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Alumni Profile: Professor Emeritus Dato Dr C.P. Ramachandran

Internationally-renowned parasitologist Professor Emeritus Dato Dr C.P. Ramachandran reflects on his time at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, where he completed a Postgraduate Diploma of Applied Parasitology & Medical Entomology in 1959. His biography, I am… because of you, was released last year.
“Recognising my…

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UNDER THE SURFACE : Somerset Floods 2014

London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine alumnus and successful photographer, Matilda Temperley is attempting to produce a beautiful hardback, cloth bound, black and white photographic book to document the devastating Somerset floods of 2014.

Click here to read more about the project, which she wishes to have printed, so…

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Bloomsbury Festival: Living Library

Date: Friday 18 October 2013
Time: 5:45 pm – 9:00 pm
Venue: South Courtyard, LSHTM, Keppel Street, London, WC1E 7HT, UK

The London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine invites you to an evening of reading with a difference!  It is often said that everyone has at least one…

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Current Topics in Occupational Epidemiology

Current Topics in Occupational Epidemiology is an in-depth study of contemporary issues and emerging themes in the field, edited by alumnus Dr Katherine Venables (MSc Occupational Medicine 1980).

Divided into seven parts the book discusses ‘new’ occupational diseases such as pneumonia in welders as well as ‘older’ diseases including…

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Adopt A Book

The Library launched its new adopt-a-book programme with a lunchtime event for School staff and students on Thursday. Attendees were treated to a free lunch in the Library and a chance to examine some of the oldest and rarest books in the School’s collection – which were kept…

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Discover Disgust – New Book Launch from Dr Val Curtis

Join Dr Val Curtis at an evening reception to explore the vital role that disgust plays in disease prevention around the world.

Our reactions to things that disgust us influence our eating habits, our relationships and even our moral judgement. But how and why did such a powerful response evolve…

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mHealth in Practice: Mobile technology for health promotion in the developing world

mhealth Patricia Mechael, who completed her PhD at LSHTM in 2006 on the health-related uses of mobile phones in Egypt, recently published a co-edited volume with Jonathan Donner from Microsoft Research entitled: *mHealth in Practice: Mobile technology for health promotion in the Developing World*. She is Executive Director of the mHealth Alliance hosted by the UN Foundation and a faculty member at the Earth Institute and School of International and Public Affairs at Columbia University. Read more

Global Public Health – Ecological Foundations

 

MSc Social Medicine alumnus Franklin White is lead author of this exciting new textbook. Frank is President of Pacific Health & Development Sciences, an international health monitoring and evaluation consulting firm based in Victoria, British Columbia. He holds appointments at the University of Victoria and Dalhousie University, and was…

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