Tag Archives: John Snow

The myth of John Snow and the long shadow of nineteenth century public health

Public health is a historically conscious discipline.  History figures centrally in many module’s introductory lectures taught as part of the MSc in Public Health at the LSHTM.  There is a dedicated History and Health Module available to students studying in … Continue reading

Dr Eduardo Simoes hosts Careers Q&A Session

At the beginning of October, we were delighted to receive a visit from Dr Eduardo Simoes who studied MSc Community Health in Developing Countries (now MSc Public Health for Development) at the School in 1986. Prior to studying at LSHTM, Eduardo … Continue reading

Part Five: When It’s Over

*This is the last part of a 5-part mini series on my experience of completing a Summer Project for an MSc in Public Health at the LSHTM (General Stream). When It’s Over 111 pharmacies visited, 8 elephants, 10 Thai massages, … Continue reading

Celebrating John Snow’s Bicentenary

Inspired by the pioneering work of medical detective John Snow, who traced the source of a deadly cholera outbreak in 1850s London to a water pump in Soho, the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine is opening its doors to the public with … Continue reading

Campaign for a John Snow Google Doodle

An alumnus who works for within John Snow, Inc emailed us to let us know about their campaign to get Google Doodle (the Google logo designs that crop up upon occasion) in honor of John Snow’s 200th birthday on March … Continue reading