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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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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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Alumni Innovators: Pioneering Doctor Najeeba Al Mulla

Dr Najeeba Al Mulla was the first woman doctor in Kuwait in the 1960s, working for decades in her country’s public health sector.

Dr Al Mulla was awarded a Kuwait government scholarship to study medicine in London. She graduated in 1964 from St Mary’s School of Medicine 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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Scorpion, Snail: Zanzibar by Adam Boggon

I knew there was a scorpion in my room. The problem was I’d lost it. The room was not large: five square metres, whitewashed walls, hard single bed, small desk, a slowly rotating fan. I saw it scuttling along the edge of my bedspread. I grabbed a metal bowl…

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Nicki Connell: MBE for Services to Emergency Nutrition Crisis Abroad

Nicki Connell (MSc Public Health Nutrition, 2008) was awarded an MBE in the 2020 New Year Honours list.  She was nominated due to her outstanding service to aid disadvantaged individuals globally. We at LSHTM would like to offer her our huge congratulations and share her story, which led to this…

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Tracey Cassidy: Founder of Junior Einsteins

Tracey Cassidy (MSc Medical Microbiology, 2003) has been invited to speak at the United Nations (UN) to celebrate International Women and Girls in Science Day. She is the Founder and CEO of Junior Einsteins Science Club Ltd, which gets young children excited about science. We asked her about her time…

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David Adams: Infectious Diseases Alumnus

David Adams studied MSc Infectious Diseases by distance learning in 2009 and now he has the position of Instructor in Social and Natural Sciences at Point University in Savannah. He is an active member of the alumni community and has recently released a textbook on the fundamentals of infectious diseases…

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Jose Luis Garcia: Volunteering in Tchad

Jose Luis Garcia studied the Professional Diploma of Tropical Nursing (PDTN), graduating in 2018. After his time at LSHTM he embarked on a volunteering experience in Tchad (Republic of Chad) for the Iluminafrica Foundation. In this post he explains his life-changing experience and tells us about his time at…

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