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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Giving Tuesday 2017 Update

This #givingtuesday, thanks to the kindness and generosity of alumni, students, staff and friends of the School, we raised £1,300 for LSHTM Scholarships!

We sold sweet and savoury treats throughout the day that had been baked and donated in kind by students and staff. Our bake sales took place…

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Giving Tuesday – one week to go

#givingtuesday, which falls on Tuesday 28 November this year, is the day to “do good stuff” for a charity or cause you care about.

Last year, thanks to the generosity of our alumni and School community, we raised £1,700 towards scholarships for future leaders in public health.

This year…

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The UK ME/CFS Biobank Christmas Appeal

The CureME team is launching the UK ME/CFS Biobank Christmas Appeal to:

Release  samples to researchers around the world, searching for the biomarkers of ME/CFS.

Ensure the long-term sustainability of the Biobank as a resource.

The team has a simple mission – to understand ME/CFS.

The UK…

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IDEAS at 7: Taking Stock

Written by Joanna Schellenberg and Tanya Marchant

The IDEAS journey started back in 2010 when we launched our first activities to support the Bill & Melinda Gates foundation in their work to improve maternal and newborn health in Ethiopia, India and Nigeria. A team of 20 researchers and professional support…

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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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