COVID-19 Alumni Stories: Dr Ligia Barros

Dr Ligia Barros (Diploma in Tropical Medicine & Hygiene, 2018) works as a Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist Consultant in Mozambique. Here, she discusses how she has been responding to COVID-19 and how LSHTM training has helped during this time.

“Since COVID-19, private practice has become more difficult with…

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Host your own virtual alumni event

Have you got a skill you’d love to share with other alumni? Do you have a topic that you want to discuss? Would you like to network with alumni? Host your own LSHTM virtual event!

We are looking for alumni to host virtual events for our LSHTM community, giving…

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COVID-19 Alumni Stories: Thijs Feuth

Thijs Feuth (Diploma in Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, 2018) works as a Pulmonary Medicine Fellow at Turku University Hospital, in Finland. In this blog, he explains what it has been like to work within a hospital during the COVID-19 pandemic. He also shares how Finland’s preventative measures led…

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Alumni needed: Be part of our pioneering Pentacell Project

We are looking for Public Health alumni to undertake paid roles facilitating small groups of incoming students as part of the new LSHTM Pentacell Project.

The LSHTM Pentacell Project is an intervention designed to develop a sense of belonging among MSc students in Public Health studying remotely, to promote student…

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Jules D. Millogo: Founder of Konkourona Alliance Foundation

Jules D. Millogo (MSc in Epidemiology of Communicable Diseases, 2000) is a Public Health physician with more than 25 years of experience working in developing countries at national and international levels. She currently serves as Director of Public Health and Partnerships at MSD (Merck, Sharp & Dohme, Inc. Kenilworth, NJ…

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Obituary: Ruth Kipling

It is with great sadness that we heard of the recent death of Ruth Kipling who passed away suddenly last week.

Ruth had retired from LSHTM in September 2017 after 24 years of service. She joined our School in August 1993, working with the then Secretary and Registrar and Director…

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Obituary: Kris Heggenhougen

Our wonderful colleague and great friend Kris Heggenhougen died in the USA of COVID-19 respiratory distress in August 2020 aged 80 years as he was recovering from surgery. He had also been suffering from Parkinson’s disease. 

Kris always had a warm smile and a mischievous twinkle…

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COVID-19 Alumni Stories: Mengxin Tan

Mengxin Tan (MSc Global Mental Health, 2019) works as a Research Consultant for UNRWA (United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East) HQ Health Department in Jordan. In this blog, she describes how her work has changed since COVID-19 and how Jordan’s response…

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COVID-19 Alumni Stories: Lenio Capsaskis

Lenio Capsaskis (MSc Public Health in Developing Countries, 2015) is Head of Health Policy and Advocacy at Save the Children UK. In this blog, she discusses how she has been responding to COVID-19 and the impact the outbreak is having on children globally. 

How has the COVID-19…

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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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