February 2018 Telephone Campaign has started!

The February 2018 Telephone Campaign kicked off on Monday and will run for 4 weeks. Our team of student callers will be contacting our international alumni community to share experiences and invite them to support scholarships at the School by making a gift to the LSHTM (Alumni) Fund.

This year…

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LSHTM Alumnus Dr Paul Dhillon wins CMA Award for Young Leaders

Dr Paul Dhillon studied the Diploma in Tropical Medicine and Hygiene in 2014. Since graduating he has won the 2017 Canadian Medical Association Award for Young Leaders for his tireless work and commitment to improving health globally.

Dr Dhillon chose to study at LSHTM knowing the School’s reputation, history…

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Introducing LSHTM’s marathon runner

We are thrilled to announce Luis Guerra as LSHTM’s London Marathon runner for 2018! Luis will be running on behalf of the LSHTM Fund, which provides vital scholarships for students who otherwise wouldn’t be able to study here.

Read all about Luis and why he wanted to run…

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Executive Fellows bring valuable leadership insights to LSHTM

The first residential week of the Executive Programme for Global Health Leadership successfully launched back in September 2017 with 14 Fellows joining us at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine from around the world.

This course is the first of its kind at LSHTM and was set up…

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Obituary – Professor Walter Holland

Professor Walter Holland –1929 – 2018
It is with great sadness that we share the news that former LSHTM staff member, Walter Holland, has passed away. Walter worked at LSHTM as an MRC Clinical Research Fellow in the Department of Epidemiology and Medical Statistics.

Walter Werner Holland was born on March…

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Obituary: Dame Beulah Bewley

Dame Beulah Bewley – 2 September 1929 to 20 January 2018
It is with much sadness that we announce the loss of Dame Beulah Bewley, the first woman to graduate with an MSc in Social Medicine from the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine in 1969. Beulah was a former…

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Obituary: Dr Jill Curtis

Dr Jill Curtis – 17 January 1942 to 17 December 2017
Jill was born in Rawtenstall, Lancashire and raised in Bacup close to the West Yorkshire border. As a child she was a keen Girl Guide and loved being outdoors, taking part in camping trips and Youth Hosteling all over the…

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Obituary: Dr Adrian Root

It is with great sadness that we share news that our colleague Dr Adrian Root, Research Fellow in Epidemiology and PhD candidate here at the School, has died of cancer.

Adrian was a GP who came to the School to study the MSc in Epidemiology, which he completed in 2013…

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Alumni News Round Up for 2017

2017 is quickly drawing to a close. It has been a year full of awards and achievements from our alumni community, high profile visits to the School, and fun UK and international events. Over the next 11 days we will be posting our top alumni news stories from 2017 on…

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WHO Assistant Director-General for Special Initiatives: Dr Ranieri Guerra

Dr Ranieri Guerra graduated from LSHTM in 1983 after studying an MSc in Community Health in Developing Countries, leading to his career change and full time work in public health. It was recently announced that Dr Guerra would be joining the WHO Leadership Team, under fellow LSHTM alum Dr Tedros…

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