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David Pencheon: Winner of the BMJ Outstanding Contribution to Health Award

David Pencheon (MSc Community Medicine, 1988) has been awarded The BMJ Outstanding Contribution to Health Award. He is the founder and director of the Sustainable Development Unit (SDU) for NHS England and Public Health England. He has been a world leader of efforts to tackle the climate emergency from within…

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COVID-19 Alumni Stories: Bukar Zarami

Bukar Zarami, MSc Tropical Medicine and International Health (TMIH) 2012, works as a State Team Lead at Clinton Health Access Initiative (CHAI) in Nigeria. In this latest COVID-19 alumni stories post, he discusses how his role has changed since the outbreak and what a day in his life currently…

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Obituary: Dr Alfa Sa’adu

LSHTM was very sad to learn that Dr Alfa Sa’adu was one of the first four doctors to die from COVID-19 in the UK. Alfa Sa’adu, who died on 31 March 2020, was a Nigerian doctor who graduated in medicine from University College Hospital Medical School London…

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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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Share your knowledge – Write an alumni blog post

Want to share your experiences of LSHTM? Are you involved in interesting research? Have you been on a trip that the world needs to know about? Write for our alumni blog!

This blog is a space for our alumni to show what they are/have been involved in. With over…

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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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Alumni Innovators: Susie Kitchens

As 2020 draws near, we’re continuing our year of celebrations for LSHTM’s 120th Anniversary with a series of blog posts about some of our alumni innovators. Here’s the latest.

Susie Kitchens is the UK Government’s Deputy High Commissioner and Permanent Representative to UNEP and UN Habitat…

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Alumni Innovators: Professor Sharon Peacock CBE

In this, our School’s 120th year, LSHTM alumna Sharon Peacock is also celebrating an anniversary: it’s 25 years since she completed both her Diploma in Tropical Medicine & Hygiene and her MSc Clinical Microbiology in 1994.

“I chose to study at LSHTM because of its reputation – then and…

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Happy 120th Birthday to LSHTM!

2nd October 2019 marks exactly 120 years since LSHTM first opened its doors to students in the autumn of 1899. We’re going to be celebrating all year in London and around the world with 120 events.

But today we’re asking you, our alumni and friends, to download this…

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