LSHTM Innovators: Sadi Khan MBE

Sadi Khan MBE is an MSc Medical Parasitology alumna and founder and lead trainer of Noble Khan Ltd, a cultural/religious awareness training company. Last year Sadi was awarded an MBE by the Queen for her work in culture/religious awareness training and services to vulnerable women.

“I had heard…

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LSHTM’s new free online Eye Health courses

Open Education in Eye Health (OEEH) was established in response to the growing global need to embed a public health approach to effectively address avoidable blindness and the health training inequalities which exist. Training programmes in eye health, particularly in low and middle income countries (LMIC), are constrained by limited…

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2019 Alumni Survey feedback

Thank you to everyone who completed the 2019 Alumni Survey.

This Autumn LSHTM celebrates our 120th anniversary. We sent a survey to our alumni to make sure we have your up-to-date contact information and so we can learn how you would like to get more involved with the…

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Share your stories – write for our blog/magazine

The LSHTM alumni community is an amazing global network. You are all doing such fascinating, different things, living and working all over the world. We would love to hear from you and share your stories.

The next year is going to be a celebration of innovation. Get in touch if…

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Muhammad Ali Pate: Global Director at the World Bank

For this week’s alumni profile we spoke to alumnus Muhammad Ali Pate. Muhammad will be the Global Director of the World Bank for Health, Nutrition and Population as well as Director of the Global Financing Facility for Women, Children and Adolescents (GFF) for the World Bank Group, from July…

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Challenges in Global Health: The Complex Art of Leadership

Working in the field of global health can be challenging, as LSHTM alumni are well positioned to know. The complex nature of health ecosystems, cultural boundaries, socioeconomic context, changing landscapes and imbalanced power relationships are a few of the many daunting hurdles leaders within the global health community encounter as…

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Alumnus Prof. David Dance: Winner of the Cross of Labour medal

For this week’s alumni profile we spoke to alumnus Prof. David Dance. David was a Senior Lecturer for the Department of Clinical Sciences (1990-4) at LSHTM. Today he is Senior Clinical Research Fellow/Consultant Microbiologist at Lao-Oxford-Mahosot Hospital-Wellcome Trust Research Unit and Honorary Professor, Faculty…

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Obituary: Dr Elizabeth “Lizzie” Millett

It is with great sadness that we share the news that Lizzie Millett, former Research Fellow in Epidemiology here at the School, died on Thursday 7th March 2019 from complications of chronic lung disease.

Lizzie came to the School in 2008 to study on the Masters in Epidemiology and her…

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Alumna Marie-Laure Frelut: New Deputy Chair of the Clinical Committee of the World Federation of Obesity

For this week’s alumni profile we spoke to alumna Marie-Laure Frelut. Marie-Laure is a Paediatrician, a founding member and past president of the European Childhood Obesity Group (ECOG) as well as the editor of its first free eBook on Child and Adolescent Obesity. Recently, she has been…

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Amira Shaheen: Winner of the 2019 OWSD-Elsevier Foundation Awards (one of five winners)

For this week’s alumni profile we spoke to alumna Amira Shaheen. Amira  is Assistant Prof. in Epidemiology and Population Health for An-Najah National University in Nablus, Palestine. She is also CHIFA Country Representative for Palestine and most recently has been named one of the researchers that have been…

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