Author Archives: Victoria Bennett

Obituary: Professor Basia Zaba

It is with great sadness that we announce that Basia Zaba, Professor of Medical Demogrpahy at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, passed away on Thursday 12 July. Her family was with her at the time. She will … Continue reading

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Women Leaders in Global Health Conference

LSHTM is proud to be hosting the second annual Women Leaders in Global Health Conference on 8-9 November 2018. Women make up 75% of the healthcare workforce – yet occupy less than 25% of influential leadership positions.  WLGH18 supports women … Continue reading

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‘A true mentor’ – Peter Piot reflects on the late LSHTM alumnus Dr Adel Mahmoud

I am extremely saddened to learn of the death of Dr Adel Mahmoud.  After meeting Adel in Nairobi in 1981, he became a true mentor for more than 40 years with an unmatched knowledge about vaccines and a commitment to … Continue reading

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Adrian Root Memorial Fund and London-Paris bike ride

Written by Dr Ian Douglas, Associate Professor and Msc Programme Director for Epidemiology. The Electronic Health Records Group are cycling from London to Paris to raise money for a prize remembering their friend and colleague, Dr Adrian Root. You can … Continue reading

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London Marathon 2018 – support Luis now!

We are fast approaching London Marathon 2018 and this year London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine alumnus Luis Guerra is running the 26.2 miles to raise money for the LSHTM scholarships. It is the first time LSHTM has had … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

Giving Tuesday 2017 is coming!

Save the date – 28 November 2017   #GivingTuesday is celebrated worldwide as a day to support the charities and causes that are important to you. It falls on the Tuesday after (US) Thanksgiving, Black Friday and Cyber Monday and … Continue reading

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LSHTM Alumni Telephone Campaign 2017/18

Thank you for your interest in this year’s telephone campaign at LSHTM. We have been running telephone campaigns for about seven years and they are always a great way for students to network with alumni and to improve their communication … Continue reading

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London Marathon 2018 – Run for LSHTM

LSHTM have been lucky enough to receive a charity place for the London Marathon 2018 and we are now looking for our runner! The marathon, on 22 April 2018, is one of the world’s most iconic sporting events with almost … Continue reading

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Obituary: Chesmal Siriwardhana

It is with deep sadness that I must tell you our colleague Dr Chesmal Siriwardhana, Associate Professor in the Department of Population Health, died on Sunday following a collision on Oxford Street. Chesmal joined the School in 2016, conducting research … Continue reading

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