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From the Labs of LSHTM to the Kitchens of Kavos

Penny Andrea, MSc Applied Molecular Biology of Infectious Diseases 1994, talks about what she has done since she left the School…

“My time at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine was a time in my life I will never forget, and for this reason I encourage my four…

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Alumni Profile: Professor John Osborn PhD

Professor John Osborn PhD

Professor at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, 1965-1991 
Professor of Hygiene and Epidemiological Methods at Sapienza Università di Roma 1991-2013

Professor John Osborn has retired after 48 years as a lecturer, firstly at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine…

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Alumni Profile: Dr Rose Drew

Dr Rose Drew is an anaesthetic registrar in the UK but is currently on a two year career break working for the British Antarctic Survey Medical Unit (BASMU) as the medical officer for Rothera Research Station on the Antarctic Peninsula.  She studied the Diploma in Tropical Medicine and Hygiene in…

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Alumni Profile: Dr Zain Sikafi

Dr Zain Sikafi graduated from MSc Public Health in 2012.  He has gone on to set up, a project focusing on providing Arabic speakers with access to health information.

“Since leaving LSHTM in 2011 I continued my medical training in General Practice. Working in one of the most…

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Alumni Profile: Dr Greg Martin

The London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine and beyond


I remember being a student at the School and wondering about my next steps. What on earth was I going to do? Having left clinical medicine (a career within which the stepping stones on which one must tread in…

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Alumni Profile: Jenny Rodger

Jenny Rodger is Project coordinator for the Patterns of Cancer Care for Aboriginal People at Cancer Council.  She studied MSc Environmental Epidemiology & Policy in 2002.  She is also the new coordinator for the brand new Sydney Alumni Chapter.

“I decided to study at the London School of Hygiene &amp…

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Alumni Profile: Dr Mohammad Khakerah Rashidi

Dr Mohammad Khakerah Rashidi studied MSc Public Health in Developing Countries in 2004.  He is currently Country Representative for MSH Afghanistan, Project Director at TB CARE I, Afghanistan, First Vice Chair at CCM Afghanistan (Global Fund) and Senior Lecturer at Zawul Institute of Higher Education.

“I had long practical experience…

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Retirement: Dr Stuart Anderson

Stuart Anderson retired at the end of September after six years as Associate Dean of Studies, following a varied career at the School lasting nearly nineteen years. 

“Some people have been kind enough to ask why I have decided to stand down at this time, now that there is no…

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Retirement: Linda King

Today is the retirement of a well-loved and long serving member of staff, Linda King.  Linda worked at the School for fourteen years, starting off in Room Bookings, moving to the Department of Infectious and Tropical Disease as it then was, and then finally over to the Teaching Support…

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Tribute to Sir Ronald Ross

Sir Ronald Ross, a leading pioneer in Tropical Medicine, and all round talented man, died on this day in 1932.  

“Sir Ronald Ross was born in India in 1857 to a Scottish Army Officer and his wife. He was educated in England and entered St Bartholomew’s Hospital Medical College…

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