50 Years Since Graduating: Arthur Webster

Arthur Webster completed a Diploma in Bacteriology at LSHTM, graduating in 1970. He is now retired and has shared with us some stories from his time at LSHTM 50 years ago!

“I was a graduate veterinarian from the University of Queensland, and I was working in the veterinary vaccine division…

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COVID-19 Alumni Stories: Dr Stephen Hoffmann

Dr Stephen Hoffmann is an alumnus of our class of 1979. He has previously been profiled in our alumni magazine in Autumn 2017, talking primarily about his early work fighting Typhoid Fever in Sumatra, which can be found here. This interview with Thomas Weir, Philanthropy Officer at LSHTM, aimed to…

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COVID-19 Alumni Stories: Sathish Kumar

Sathish Kumar (MSc Infectious Diseases, 2017) works as an Infectious disease and General Physician in Dr Ramanathan Hospital, Thanjavur, India. Here, he describes how the outbreak has affected his work and how India’s response to the pandemic has changed his role.

How has the COVID-19 outbreak affected your…

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Dr Myriam Sidibe: Book Launch

Dr Myriam Sidibe (Doctorate in Public Health, 2007) is an Author and the Founder of Brands on a Mission. She is also a Research Fellow at the Mossavar Rahmani Center for Business and Government, Harvard Kennedy School.

Myriam is a leading expert of brands, driving health outcomes through societal behavioural…

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COVID-19 Alumni Stories: Dr Shafir Kassim

Dr Shafir Kassim completed a Diploma in Tropical Medicine and Hygiene in 2018 and an MSc in Tropical Medicine and International Health in 2019. He is currently working as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Internal Medicine for Kasturba Medical College Hospital, Mangalore. In this blog piece, he discusses…

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COVID-19 Volunteering: Angel Vicario

Angel Vicario (Health Policy, Planning & Financing, 2011) joined our COVID-19 volunteering project. Here, he explains his experience working on several of the projects.

“When I heard about the project the LSHTM was launching, I signed up to participate in this initiative. And there it all…

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COVID-19 Alumni Stories: Arindam Mitra

Arindam Mitra (MSc Immunology of Infectious Diseases, 2019) is Head of Advanced Therapy Medicinal Products (ATMP) Production at NIHR BRC Guys and St Thomas’ Hospital NHS Foundation Trust. In this blog piece, he explains how COVID-19 has affected his work and how the UK government’s response has presented…

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Dr Anna Dixon: Book Launch

Dr Anna Dixon (MSc in Health Policy, Planning and Financing, 1998) is the current Chief Executive for the Centre for Ageing Better and has released the book ‘The Age of Ageing Better?: A Manifesto for our Future’. Here, she explains her motivation behind the book and what advice she would…

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COVID-19 Alumni Stories: Melvin Sanicas

Physician-scientist, Melvin Sanicas (MSc in Infectious Diseases, 2015), Medical Director at Takeda, talks about the importance of science communication and facts-based information within the context of the COVID-19 pandemic.

“As we have all witnessed, every aspect of modern life has been dramatically disrupted by COVID-19, including…

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COVID-19 Alumni Stories: Dr Luunga Ziko

Dr Luunga Ziko (Diploma in Tropical Medicine & Hygiene, 2019) works as an Registrar in Infectious Diseases and Internal Medicine at the University Teaching Hospital in Lusaka, Zambia. Here, he explains how COVID-19 has taken over his work.

How has the COVID-19 outbreak affected your work?

My work…

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