Tag Archives: LSHTM Alumni Community

Pablo Manrique wins 2017 British Council Social Impact Award

Pablo Manrique who studied an MSc in Medical Entomology (1996) and a MPhil/PhD in Infectious and Tropical Diseases (2000-2006) at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine has won the British Council Alumni Award 2017 for Social Impact. The … Continue reading

Elizabeth Pisani: The accidental epidemiologist

Public Health Consultant and Author, Elizabeth Pisani told us about how she stumbled upon a career in epidemiology. “I never actually intended to come to the School. I had been working as a journalist in India, Indonesia and China, and … Continue reading

LSHTM Careers Ambassadors

Written by Jonathan Carrington, Employer Liaison Project. The London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine has recently started a Career Ambassadors project. The goal our project is to improve and expand the awareness of the diverse mix of career opportunities … Continue reading

Congratulations to Barry Cookson awarded the RCP Lifetime Achievement Award 2017

MSc Medical Microbiology alumnus (1981), Barry Cookson has won the Royal College of Physicians’ Excellence in Patience Care Lifetime Achievement Award 2017. The Royal College of Physicians’ (RCP) Excellence in Patient Care Awards Medicine 2017 were announced at, the RCP’s … Continue reading

Winning the war on global health issues means leading from the front

By Professor Richard Smith, Dean of the Faculty of Public Health and Policy, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine. The 2014 Ebola outbreak killed over 11,000 people. It devastated communities, sparked global panic, and brought national health systems to a … Continue reading

Ebola Fighter: Dr J. Soka Moses

Dr J. Soka Moses is a Liberian medical doctor and MSc Control in Infectious Diseases alumnus (2016) who worked in one of the biggest Ebola Treatment Units (ETU) in Monrovia, Liberia during the 2014 Ebola outbreak. In 2015 when transmission … Continue reading

Congratulations to Cesar Victora awarded 2017 Gairdner Global Health Award

PhD in Health Care Epidemiology alumnus (1983), Cesar Victora has won the prestigious 2017 Gairdner Global Health Award. The John Dirks Canada Gairdner Global Health Award recognises the world’s top scientists who have made outstanding achievements in Global Health Research. … Continue reading

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

THANK YOU TO EVERYONE WHO ENTERED THE “LET’S FACE IT” PHOTO COMPETITION. THE COMPETITION IS NOW CLOSED. Enter the 2017 Alumni Photo Competition for the opportunity to have your photo published on the front cover of the Alumni News Magazine! The … 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