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Alumni Profile: Professor Kehinde Olugboyega Soetan

We would like to congratulate Professor Kehinde Olugboyega Soetan (MSc Molecular Biology of Infectious Diseases, 2013) for being promoted to Professor of Veterinary Biochemistry at the University of Ibadan, Nigeria. He has 18 years experience working as a University Lecturer and has won different scholarships and fellowships, such as the…

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Obituary: Michael Hills

Michael worked at LSHTM, first between 1962 and 1971, and then as a Senior Lecturer from 1985 to 1996, when he retired. In between, he worked at the Natural History Museum, as Head of Biometrics and Computing, and then at the Open University. Many of those who met him during…

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Obituary: Dr Bart Jacobs

It is with deep sadness that we mark the passing of our colleague, Dr Bart Jacobs, who died on Friday 15 January 2021.

Bart had been working as a Social Health Protection Advisor with GIZ in Cambodia since 2013. In his advisory roles at the National Institute of Public Health…

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Alumni Profile: Dr Natalie Prevatt

Dr Natalie Prevatt (Diploma in Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, 2009) helped coordinate the first East African DTMH for LSHTM across Uganda, Kenya and Tanzania in 2011. She now works as a Paediatric Travel Medicine Consultant for the NHS and is the founder of the Childrenstraveldoc.com service. Here, she describes…

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Alumni Profile: Maiko Hirai

Maiko Hirai (MSc Public Health, 2014) is an Associate Partner for McKinsey, the Global Public Health and Healthcare practice. Here, she describes how her work has been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, how LSHTM gave her long-lasting connections, and advice for current students.
“I spent my childhood in…

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Obituary: Professor Adetokunbo O. Lucas

We are greatly saddened to learn of the death of Professor Adetokunbo Lucas, renowned global health leader. Professor Lucas passed away on 25 December 2020 at his home in Ibadan, Nigeria, at the age of 89.

His connections to LSHTM were many. He spent the period October 1959 to February…

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COVID-19 Alumni Stories: Osa Rafshodia Rafidin

Osa Rafshodia Rafidin (Diploma in Tropical Medicine & Hygiene, 2016) is Head of Department of Disease Control and Prevention at the Health City Office of Samarinda, East Borneo, Indonesia. Here, he describes how he has worked with communities to help slow the spread of COVID-19.

“We had to change…

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Alumni Profile: Majekodunmi Omololuoye

Majekodunmi Omololuoye (MSc Public Health for Development, 2017) works as a Senior Technical Officer for FHI 360. He has oversight responsibilities for PMTCT, paediatric and adolescent HIV, and cervical cancer integration in HIV programs. Here, he describes his best memories at LSHTM and his career path since leaving the School…

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Host your own virtual class reunion!

We can help you reconnect with your old friends – virtually, of course. A video call is a great way to reminisce about your time at LSHTM, share stories and find out what your classmates have been up to.

All you need to do is email us (alumni@lshtm.ac.uk…

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60 seconds with Ariella Rosita King

Dr Ariella (Ariel) Rosita King (PhD Public Health and Policy, 2002) is the Founder and President of The Ariel Foundation International. We asked her about her role, projects she is working on and some quick-fire questions.

What is your role and what does it involve?

I started the Ariel…

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