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Nicki Connell: MBE for Services to Emergency Nutrition Crisis Abroad

Nicki Connell (MSc Public Health Nutrition, 2008) was awarded an MBE in the 2020 New Year Honours list.  She was nominated due to her outstanding service to aid disadvantaged individuals globally. We at LSHTM would like to offer her our huge congratulations and share her story which led to this…

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Tracey Cassidy: Founder of Junior Einsteins

Tracey Cassidy (MSc Medical Microbiology, 2003) has been invited to speak at the United Nations (UN) celebrating International Women and Girls in Science Day. She is the Founder and CEO of Junior Einsteins Science Club Ltd, which gets young children excited about science. We asked her about her time at…

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David Adams: Infectious Diseases Alumnus

David Adams studied MSc Infectious Diseases by distance learning in 2009 and now he has the position of Instructor in Social and Natural Sciences at Point University in Savannah. He is an active member of the alumni community and has recently released a textbook on the fundamentals of infectious diseases…

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Alumni Innovators: Sean Leung

Sean Leung is Senior Charities Manager at The Hong Kong Jockey Club Charities Trust. He studied for an MSc Public Health at LSHTM. In the latest of our posts celebrating 120 years of health innovation at LSHTM, Sean (pictured above right, taking part in the Hong Kong Streetathon organised by…

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Jose Luis Garcia: Volunteering in Tchad

Jose Luis Garcia studied the Professional Diploma of Tropical Nursing (PDTN), graduating in 2018. After his time at LSHTM he embarked on a volunteering experience in Tchad (Republic of Chad) for the Iluminafrica Foundation. In this post he explains his life-changing experience and tells us about his time at…

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Grace Hatton: Nominee for Tech Women 100

Grace Hatton studied for a Diploma in Tropical Medicine & Hygiene and now works as a Clinical Research Fellow and Clinical Entrepreneur at NHS England. She is the only MHS medical employee to be shortlisted for the incredible Tech Women 100 by JPMorgan Chase & Co. We asked her about…

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Alumni Innovators: Victor Ugo

Victor Ugo is Senior Campaign Officer at United for Global Mental Health and Founder of the Mentally Aware Nigeria Initiative (MANI).  He studied MSc Global Mental Health at LSHTM. We asked him about his experience of the School and how he uses innovation in his work.

Why did you decide…

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Alumni Innovators: Dr Ibrahim Audu Salisu

Dr Ibrahim Audu Salisu studied MSc Public Health at LSHTM, graduating in 2011. He is an award-winning public health physician who is currently the Public Health Officer and Sub-national Health Sector Coordinator for World Health Organization (WHO) Nigeria. He was recently awarded the very prestigious CUGH Hall-Sewankambo…

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Alumni Innovators: Jillian Kowalchuk: Founder and CEO at Safe & the City, Ltd

“I decided to study at LSHTM because of its world-renowned history, the impact it has had as a university and the exceptional alumni. I knew I wanted to do this for not only my career but also for my personal development, as well as my ability to improve key…

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Alumni Innovators: Carlos Chaccour

LSHTM alumnus Carlos Chaccour studied for his MSc in Tropical Medicine and International Health in 2007/2008. He is Chief Scientific Officer of the BOHEMIA project, Assistant Research Professor at ISGlobal, Barcelona Institute for Global Health, visiting scholar at Ifakara Health Institute, Tanzania and Associate Professor at Universidad de Navarra…

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