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Alumni Innovators: Dr Bobbi Pritt

Dr Bobbi Pritt studied MSc Medical Parasitology and DTMH at LSHTM. She now works as a Medical Director of the Clincial Parasitology Laboratory at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, USA. In this post she describes her experience at LSHTM, what innovation … Continue reading

A message from Professor Peter Piot

Dear Alumni, I would like to update you on the situation at LSHTM regarding COVID-19 and to convey to you that we are continuously thinking about our alumni community during these times of uncertainty and anxiety. Since January, we have … Continue reading

COVID-19 Stories

We are so proud of all of our alumni working tirelessly around the world during the COVID-19 outbreak. This is a very challenging time for everyone and we understand that you may be extremely busy and we want you to … Continue reading

COVID-19 Weekly Update

Here at LSHTM, we are continuously thinking about our alumni community during these times of uncertainty. Our staff are working tirelessly to provide accurate information and slow the spread of the virus. In addition to our monthly newsletters, we will … Continue reading

COVID-19 Response Fund

As a response to the global outbreak, LSHTM has set up the COVID-19 Response Fund. This emergency fund enables LSHTM researchers to continue their real time response to the virus, increasing understanding of COVID-19. Since the start of the year, … Continue reading

Alumni Innovators: Dr Anselm Hennis

Dr Anselm Hennis is Director of the Department of Noncommunicable Diseases and Mental Health at Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization. He studied for a PhD Epidemiology at LSHTM, graduating in 1996. In this blog he discusses his career since … Continue reading

Alumni Innovators: Pioneering Doctor Najeeba Al Mulla

Dr Najeeba Al Mulla was the first woman doctor in Kuwait in the 1960s, working for decades in her country’s public health sector. Dr Al Mulla was awarded a Kuwait government scholarship to study medicine in London. She graduated in … Continue reading

Share your knowledge – Write an alumni blog post

Want to share your experiences of LSHTM? Are you involved in interesting research? Have you been on a trip that the world needs to know about? Write for our alumni blog! This blog is a space for our alumni to … Continue reading

Scorpion, Snail: Zanzibar by Adam Boggon

I knew there was a scorpion in my room. The problem was I’d lost it. The room was not large: five square metres, whitewashed walls, hard single bed, small desk, a slowly rotating fan. I saw it scuttling along the … Continue reading

Nicki Connell: MBE for Services to Emergency Nutrition Crisis Abroad

Nicki Connell (MSc Public Health Nutrition, 2008) was awarded an MBE in the 2020 New Year Honours list.  She was nominated due to her outstanding service to aid disadvantaged individuals globally. We at LSHTM would like to offer her our … Continue reading