All posts tagged London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine

Alumni Profile: Dr Greg Martin

The London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine and beyond


I remember being a student at the School and wondering about my next steps. What on earth was I going to do? Having left clinical medicine (a career within which the stepping stones on which one must tread in…

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Alumni Profile: Jenny Rodger

Jenny Rodger is Project coordinator for the Patterns of Cancer Care for Aboriginal People at Cancer Council.  She studied MSc Environmental Epidemiology & Policy in 2002.  She is also the new coordinator for the brand new Sydney Alumni Chapter.

“I decided to study at the London School of Hygiene &amp…

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World Diabetes Day – 100 Campaign

Today, November 14th, in recognition of World Diabetes Day, learn more about a new global advocacy campaign started by London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine Alumni aiming to achieve 100% access to insulin by the 100th anniversary of the first use of insulin in a person with Type 1…

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Alumni Profile: Dr Mohammad Khakerah Rashidi

Dr Mohammad Khakerah Rashidi studied MSc Public Health in Developing Countries in 2004.  He is currently Country Representative for MSH Afghanistan, Project Director at TB CARE I, Afghanistan, First Vice Chair at CCM Afghanistan (Global Fund) and Senior Lecturer at Zawul Institute of Higher Education.

“I had long practical experience…

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Bloomsbury Festival: Living Library

Date: Friday 18 October 2013
Time: 5:45 pm – 9:00 pm
Venue: South Courtyard, LSHTM, Keppel Street, London, WC1E 7HT, UK

The London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine invites you to an evening of reading with a difference!  It is often said that everyone has at least one…

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Current Topics in Occupational Epidemiology

Current Topics in Occupational Epidemiology is an in-depth study of contemporary issues and emerging themes in the field, edited by alumnus Dr Katherine Venables (MSc Occupational Medicine 1980).

Divided into seven parts the book discusses ‘new’ occupational diseases such as pneumonia in welders as well as ‘older’ diseases including…

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New Short Course in Non-Communicable Diseases

We are delighted to announce the launch of an exciting new short course at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine covering the globally important topic of Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs).

Non-communicable diseases, such as cardiovascular disease and cancer, are responsible for the greatest burden of death and…

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Retirement: Dr Stuart Anderson

Stuart Anderson retired at the end of September after six years as Associate Dean of Studies, following a varied career at the School lasting nearly nineteen years. 

“Some people have been kind enough to ask why I have decided to stand down at this time, now that there is no…

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Health Policy & Planning Debated

Health Policy & Planning Debated is a new blog looking for your contributions.
Health Policy and Planning, the journal on health policy and systems research, recently launched the new blog offering news, comment and analysis on the latest research published in the journal. We will be using this blog to…

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Online Theses Now Available – Submit Yours Today

Earlier this year we began the process of setting up a E-theses collection within the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine's Research Online resource,  and we currently have over 270 theses, with the earliest dating back to 1950! In the past accessing these theses necessitated a physical trip to the physical library but theses like all other types of academic research is now moving online. thesesonline The majority of these theses had been digitised by the British Library as part of the ETHOS project upon the request of individuals.  Since our launch we have had a number of Alumni send us their own thesis to add to Research Online. There are of course many more theses that are not online and we would like to invite Alumni to submit their own thesis to us to increase access to their research. Unfortunately we do not have the facility to digitise any theses but if you have your own thesis in a digital format please contact and we will assist in making it available. Read more