Tag Archives: London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine

Converting shipping containers into clinics in Haiti and Namibia

Diploma in Health Planning, Policy and Finance (HPPF) alumna (1995) Elizabeth Sheehan founded Care 2 Communities (C2C) in 2008. At the time, having worked as a physician’s assistant in the developing world for more than 10 years, she saw women … Continue reading

“Let’s Face It” – Alumni Photo Competition 2017

Enter the 2017 Alumni Photo Competition for the opportunity to have your photo published on the front cover of the Alumni News Magazine! The 2017 Alumni Photo Competition opens on Monday 27 March 2017 – the theme this year is … Continue reading

Point of contact

MSc Epidemiology student Stephanie VandenBerg shares the story behind her photograph Kalukembe Neonate, which recently won a photography competition hosted by the London International Development Centre (LIDC). Thirty seconds old. The crash of my world into them and theirs into mine. … Continue reading

Alumni Chapter Events & Meet Ups

Our alumni community host a number of chapter events and meet ups throughout the year. Events vary from city to city; some alumni host dinner or drinks, whereas others organise more formal gatherings. Alumni chapter events and meet ups are … Continue reading

2017 Alumni Telephone Campaign raises over £60,000

Our 2017 Alumni Fund Telephone Campaign came to a close at the end of February. The campaign ran for four weeks and raised over £60,000! This is an amazing achievement and exceeds our original target of £40,000. We would like … Continue reading

Congratulations LSHTM Class of 2016!

This week we celebrated the academic achievements of the LSHTM Class of 2016 at both the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine Graduation Ceremony on Monday and at University of London International Programmes Graduation Ceremony on Tuesday. We would … Continue reading

Making sense of childhood work and education

PhD student Sophie Hedges (Faculty of Epidemiology and Population Health) has been shortlisted for the ESRC writing competition “Making sense of society”. Here is Sophie’s entry, 800 words on how her research is making sense of society, and why it … Continue reading

Telephone campaign: £36,000 raised in 3 weeks

Our Alumni Fund Telephone Campaign has now been running for three weeks and our team of student callers have spoken to over 500 alumni. By the end of week one we raised £10,000 and over the last two weeks, we … Continue reading

Global Health Advisor: Candela Iglesias Chiesa

MSc Public Health alumna, Candela Iglesias Chiesa is a researcher and advisor in Global Health and Social Development. Candela told us shared how her decision to pursue a career in Public Health led her to eventually start her own consultancy, … Continue reading

President of the RSTMH: Dr Simon Cathcart

For this week’s alumni profie, we spoke to MSc Public Health alumnus, Dr Simon Cathcart. Simon is a public health consultant and president of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (RSTMH); he studied at the School in 2001 … Continue reading