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Alumni Profile: Dr Natalie Prevatt

Dr Natalie Prevatt (Diploma in Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, 2009) helped coordinate the first East African DTMH for LSHTM across Uganda, Kenya and Tanzania in 2011. She now works as a Paediatric Travel Medicine Consultant for the NHS and is the founder of the Childrenstraveldoc.com service. Here, she describes…

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COVID-19 Alumni Stories: Osa Rafshodia Rafidin

Osa Rafshodia Rafidin (Diploma in Tropical Medicine & Hygiene, 2016) is Head of Department of Disease Control and Prevention at the Health City Office of Samarinda, East Borneo, Indonesia. Here, he describes how he has worked with communities to help slow the spread of COVID-19.

“We had to change…

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60 seconds with Benjamin Momo Kadia

October is Black History Month in the UK, an annual observance that celebrates and reflects on Black history, arts and culture, as well as recognising the achievements and roles of Black people in shaping history. LSHTM is committed to fostering a supportive, enabling and inclusive environment, where all individuals are…

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Alumni Profile: Joel Aik

Joel Aik (MSc Epidemiology, 2011) works as an Environmental Epidemiology and Toxicology Director for the Environmental Health Institute National Environment Agency, Singapore. In this blog, he explains his journey since leaving LSHTM and advice for current students.

“I was offered an agency fellowship to train as an Epidemiologist, and I…

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COVID-19 Alumni Story: Shweta Jindal

Shweta Jindal (MSc Public Health for Development, 2018) describes her experience helping vulnerable families through lockdown in India. 

“As an LSHTM alumna, I feel a sense of great pride but at the same time responsibility in being capable of contributing constructively towards COVID-19 relief efforts. I am a…

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COVID-19 Alumni Stories: Amira Shaheen

Amira Shaheen (Epidemiology and Population Health, PhD 2009) works as an Assistant Professor in Epidemiology at An-Najah National University, Palestine. Here, she discusses her role within the National Epidemiological Committee helping to decide preventative measures in Palestine. She also describes Palestine’s response to the pandemic.

How has the…

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Alumni Innovators: Vanessa Kerry

Dr Kerry graduated with MSc Health Policy, Planning and Financing in 2005. She is the Co-Founder and Chief Executive for Seed Global Health. She tells us about how she uses innovation in her work and how innovation can solve global health challenges.

Why did you decide to study at…

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Alumni Innovators: Bismarck Dinko

Dr Dinko completed his PhD with LSHTM in 2013. He now works as a Senior Lecturer for Parasite Biology and Immunity at the University of Health and Allied Sciences in Ghana. Here, he describes how he uses innovation in his work…

How has your degree at LSHTM complemented your career…

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Alumni Innovators: Patricia Mechael

Patricia Mechael completed a PhD at LSHTM in 2006 on health-related uses of mobile phones in Egypt. In our latest innovation web-series, she describes what innovation means to her and how she uses it in her work…

Why did you decide to study at LSHTM?

In 2000, when…

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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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