Sathish Kumar (MSc Infectious Diseases, 2017) works as an Infectious disease and General Physician in Dr Ramanathan Hospital, Thanjavur, India. Here, he describes how the outbreak has affected his work and how India’s response to the pandemic has changed his role.
How has the COVID-19 outbreak affected your…
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…
Alumnus Professor Sir Alimuddin (Ali) Zumla, GCDS, FRCP (Lond&Edin), FRCPath (UK), PhD (Lond), FRSB (UK), has been honoured with a Knighthood (KBE) by Her Majesty The Queen in her 2017 Birthday Honours List for his exceptional services to public health and infectious diseases.
Sir Ali is a global…
Dr Sidat from Mozambique studied the MSc in Infectious Diseases by Distance Learning, graduating in 2000. He is currently the Dean of the Faculty of Medicine, University Eduardo Mondlane in Maputo, Mozambique.
“I decided to study the MSc by Distance Learning because of the prestige of the London School of…
This course is organised jointly between the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine and Public Health England
Venue: London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine
Course dates: 16th– 27th June 2014
Mathematical modelling is increasingly applied to predict the future incidence and control of infectious diseases…
Sir Ronald Ross, a leading pioneer in Tropical Medicine, and all round talented man, died on this day in 1932.
“Sir Ronald Ross was born in India in 1857 to a Scottish Army Officer and his wife. He was educated in England and entered St Bartholomew’s Hospital Medical College…
Inspiring alumnus, Enas Newire, was recently featured in an article in the Independent highlighting the surge in popularity of taking a degree by Distance Learning at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine.
Taking the Msc Infectious Diseases by Distance learning allowed Enas to gain invaluable experience in a lab whist gaining a highly accredited qualification (not to mention getting married and having a baby at the same time). This combination gave her the edge over other candidates when applying for funding for her PhD at UCL, which she is currently pursuing. Read more