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Flavia Bustreo, Former WHO Assistant Director-General – Family, Women’s and Children’s Health

Dr Flavia Bustreo was appointed Assistant Director-General for Family, Women’s and Children’s Health on 1 October 2010. At the end of her tenure, Flavia shared with us her memories of studying at the school and how her career has developed since graduating.

Written by Dr Flavia Bustreo…

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LSHTM Alumna Nadiah Wan becomes the CEO of Tropicana Medical Centre

Nadiah Wan graduated from the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine in 2010 after studying for an MSc in Public Health Nutrition. She has since gone on to become one of the youngest CEO’s and an Officer of a publicly listed company in Malaysia.

On a day to…

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DTMH alumnus and family medical doctor: Travis Bias

Travis Bias, DO, MPH, Diploma in Tropical Medicine & Health (DTMH) alumnus and family medical doctor, has spent a large amount of his medical career in East Africa – Kenya, Uganda, and Tanzania, where he has had the opportunity to see how other health care and educational systems operate up close…

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LSHTM Alumnus opens Dominican Republic’s first Institute for Tropical Medicine and Global Health

Dr Robert Paulino graduated from LSHTM in 2014 after studying his Diploma in Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, with the aim of returning to the Dominican Republic to put his research into practice. He was keen to set up his own virology lab but the country lacked the necessary infrastructure and…

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Science Officer and Paris Chapter Leader: Charles Ebikeme

Charles Ebikeme, MSc Molecular Biology of Infectious Disease alumnus (2004), is a Science Officer at the International Council for Science, and the LSHTM Paris Alumni Chapter leader. In this alumni profile, Charles shared with us his experience of studying at the School and leading the Paris Alumni Chapter.

Charles applied…

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CEO of the Society of Occupational Medicine: Nick Pahl

MSc Public Health alumnus (1998) and CEO of the Society of Occupational Medicine, Nick Pahl told us about his fond memories of studying at the School and his career at Marie Stopes International (MSI).

Nick chose to study for an MSc in Public Health at the London School of Hygiene…

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Implementation Science Research Consultant: Claire Gwayi-Chore

­This month we spoke to MSc Public Health in Developing Countries (now called Public Health for Development) alumna, Claire Gwayi-Chore. Claire studied at the School from 2015-2016 and is currently working as an Implementation Science Research Consultant at the University of Washington School of Public Health, Global Health…

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Medical Director and Consultant: Charlie Easmon

For this week’s alumni profile we spoke to alumnus, Dr Charlie Easmon. Charlie is Medical Director of Your Excellent Health Service and the Co-founder of Global Health Action Strategies & Solutions (GHASS). He studied at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine in 1994.

What did you…

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International Optometrist: Karen Sparrow

Karen Sparrow, MSc Public Health for Eye Care (PHEC) alumna (2016) and Training & Development Manager at Peek Vision, told us about her career as an optometrist in the UK and overseas, as well as the many projects she has been involved in, which eventually led her to study a…

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Sylvia Struck selected as one of 80 women for Antarctica expedition

PhD in Public Health alumna (2010) Dr. Sylvia Struck has been selected as one of 80 women who will be part of the Homeward Bound leadership initiative for women in STEMM (Science Technology Engineering Mathematics and Medicine) that culminates in a trip to Antarctica.

The vision of the program is…

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