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Alumni Innovators: Dr Bobbi Pritt

Dr Bobbi Pritt studied MSc Medical Parasitology and DTMH at LSHTM. She now works as a Medical Director of the Clincial Parasitology Laboratory at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, USA. In this post she describes her experience at LSHTM, what innovation means to her and how she uses innovation in her…

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Alumni Innovators: Dr Anselm Hennis

Dr Anselm Hennis is Director of the Department of Noncommunicable Diseases and Mental Health at Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization. He studied for a PhD Epidemiology at LSHTM, graduating in 1996. In this blog he discusses his career since graduating from LSHTM, what innovation means to him and…

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Alumni Innovators: Pioneering Doctor Najeeba Al Mulla

Dr Najeeba Al Mulla was the first woman doctor in Kuwait in the 1960s, working for decades in her country’s public health sector.

Dr Al Mulla was awarded a Kuwait government scholarship to study medicine in London. She graduated in 1964 from St Mary’s School of Medicine and…

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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) to celebrate 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…

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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, taking part in the Hong Kong Streetathon organised by the…

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

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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.

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