Tag Archives: Diploma in Tropical Medicine and Hygiene

GP and Australian Doctors International Volunteer: Dr Ian Hunter

Diploma in Tropical Medicine & Hygiene alumnus (2004), Dr Ian Hunter is a semi-retired GP currently doing itinerant rural GP locum work and volunteering at Australian Doctors International (ADI). Ian told us about his experience of studying at the School, … Continue reading

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 … Continue reading

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 … Continue reading

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 … Continue reading

Achieving Universal Health Coverage – Technology for Innovative Primary Health Care Education

Kunal Patel, Diploma in Tropical Medicine & Hygiene (DTMH) alumnus (2016) and Medical Director at iheed, talks about the report – “Achieving Universal Health Coverage – Technology for Innovative Primary Health Care Education” on which he is a Senior Author. … Continue reading

Bobbi Pritt Career Talk

In June, MSc in Medical Parasitology, Bobbi Pritt visited the School to give a career talk. Bobbi took current students through real life case studies and tested their knowledge of parasites. She also gave them advice on how to build … Continue reading

The Challenges of Setting Up a Diabetes Facility in Sierra Leone

­­Diploma in Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (DTMH) alumna (2010), Veronica Sawicki is a GP for the NHS in Gloucestershire and the co-founder of the charity Help Madina. Prior to forming Help Madina, Veronica was a GP partner for the NHS … Continue reading

Help Madina – how Sierra Leone changed my life

Gloucestershire GP Dr Veronica Sawicki, Diploma in Tropical Medicine & Hygiene 2010, shares her ongoing volunteer experience as co-founder of charity Help Madina (www.helpmadina.org.uk) in Sierra Leone. Together with so many people, I care passionately about improving health care inequalities in … Continue reading

Alumni Profile: Dr Rose Drew

Dr Rose Drew is an anaesthetic registrar in the UK but is currently on a two year career break working for the British Antarctic Survey Medical Unit (BASMU) as the medical officer for Rothera Research Station on the Antarctic Peninsula.  … Continue reading