All posts in LSHTM Alumni Community

Alumnus Prof. David Dance: Winner of the Cross of Labour medal

For this week’s alumni profile we spoke to alumnus Prof. David Dance. David was a Senior Lecturer for the Department of Clinical Sciences (1990-4) at LSHTM. Today he is Senior Clinical Research Fellow/Consultant Microbiologist at Lao-Oxford-Mahosot Hospital-Wellcome Trust Research Unit and Honorary Professor, Faculty…

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Marie-Laure Frelut

Alumna Marie-Laure Frelut: New Deputy Chair of the Clinical Committee of the World Federation of Obesity

For this week’s alumni profile we spoke to alumna Marie-Laure Frelut. Marie-Laure is a Paediatrician, a founding member and past president of the European Childhood Obesity Group (ECOG) as well as the editor of its first free eBook on Child and Adolescent Obesity. Recently, she has been…

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Amira Shaheen: Winner of the 2019 OWSD-Elsevier Foundation Awards (one of five winners)

For this week’s alumni profile we spoke to alumna Amira Shaheen. Amira  is Assistant Prof. in Epidemiology and Population Health for An-Najah National University in Nablus, Palestine. She is also CHIFA Country Representative for Palestine and most recently has been named one of the researchers that have been…

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30 years alumna – Dr Isabella Danel

This interview was conducted and written up by Lydia Di Stefano, MARCH Centre B Theme student liaison & current MSc Reproductive & Sexual Health Research student. It is part of a series of alumni profiles that the MARCH Centre (Maternal Adolescent Reproductive & Child Health) are planning as part of…

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Alumni Report: Starting the Global Health Society North East

MSc Medical Entomology for Disease Control alumnus, Eliot Hurn is a Foundation Year 2 Doctor at County Durham and Darlington NHS Foundation Trust. Eliot is also Director of Volunteers and Medisense and Founder of Global Health Society North East, a health care professional society aimed at increasing knowledge and building…

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Global Mental Health Alumni Jamboree 2018

Written by Oda Karlsen, MSc Global Mental Health student

Friday 26th October current MSc students, alumni and staff gathered for the annual Global Mental Health Jamboree at London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. The Rose Room was crowded with cheerful people, enjoying refreshments, nibbles and Global Mental Health bingo…

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MSc Clinical Tropical Medicine Class of 1977/78: Reunion 2018

Jorge Guerra, Emiliano Rivas, Liz Adamson and Seda Boghossian are hoping to contact the rest of the MSc Clinical Tropical Medicine 1977/78 class with a view to arranging a 40-year reunion in London in 2018.

If anyone has any information that would help us get in touch with…

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Attend our student & alumni networking events this summer

This summer our international alumni chapters will be hosting student and alumni networking events in their respective cities to provide alumni with the opportunity to meet new and prospective students, network and share their experiences of studying at the School before new students begin their studies in October.

So far…

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Alumni Report: Advancing genetic analysis of schizophrenia and bipolar disorder in Africa

Anne Stevenson, Health Policy, Planning, and Financing (HPPF) alumna (2007) and Program Director of the Neuropsychiatric Genetics of African Populations-Psychosis project, talks about the study that she is helping lead at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health & Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard.

Brain disorders…

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Horizons Without Limits – A Celebration of Nursing

On Friday 11 May 2018 we had a special event at the School to celebrate the 20th anniversary of LSHTM’s Diploma in Tropical Nursing (DTN) programme and the enormous contribution nurses make to Global Health. The celebration consisted of six TED-x style talks and special presentations from alumni…

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