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COVID-19 Alumni Stories: Christopher da Costa

Christopher da Costa (MSc Clinical Tropical Medicine, 1986 and PhD, 1991) will be joining the Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness and Innovations (CEPI) as a Vaccine Development Project Leader next month. He currently works as a consultant to a variety of US biotechnology companies and to the US Food and Drug…

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COVID-19 Alumni Stories: Alison Coulter

Alison Coulter (MSc Public Health, 2004) is the Director of Health Services for Thrive Worldwide. In this post she talks about what her organisation is doing to help people’s well-being during these uncertain times and how her work has changed throughout the pandemic.

How has the COVID-19…

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COVID-19 Alumni Stories: Giovanna Jaramillo Gutierrez

Meet LSHTM alumna Giovanna Jaramillo Gutierrez, Co-Founder and Data Scientist at Milan and Associates SPRL in Barcelona. Also, currently working as a Senior Epidemiologist at the World Health Organization (WHO) Headquarters in Geneva. Giovanna completed a series of short courses and an MSc in Epidemiology at LSHTM in 2018…

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Luke Kane: Virtual Doctors Volunteering

Dr Luke Kane (Diploma of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, 2014) works as a General Practitioner for the National Health Service and volunteers with Virtual Doctors. In this blog piece he discusses how COVID-19 has affected his work, how he volunteers with Virtual Doctors and how you can get involved…

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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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Grace Hatton: Nominee for Tech Women 100

Grace Hatton studied Diploma in Tropical Medicine & Hygiene (DTMH) at LSHTM, and now works as a Clinical Research Fellow and Clinical Entrepreneur at NHS England. She is the only NHS medical employee to be shortlisted for the incredible Tech Women 100 by JPMorgan Chase & Co. We asked her…

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Alumni Innovators: Dr Ibrahim Audu Salisu

Dr Ibrahim Audu Salisu studied MSc Public Health at LSHTM, graduating in 2011. He is an award-winning public health physician who is currently the Public Health Officer and Sub-national Health Sector Coordinator for World Health Organization (WHO) Nigeria. He was recently awarded the very prestigious CUGH Hall-Sewankambo…

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Alumni Innovators: Jillian Kowalchuk: Founder and CEO at Safe & the City, Ltd

“I decided to study at LSHTM because of its world-renowned history, the impact it has had as a university and the exceptional alumni. I knew I wanted to do this for not only my career but also for my personal development, as well as my ability to improve key…

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Alumni Innovators: Carlos Chaccour

LSHTM alumnus Carlos Chaccour studied for his MSc in Tropical Medicine and International Health in 2007/2008. He is Chief Scientific Officer of the BOHEMIA project, Assistant Research Professor at ISGlobal, Barcelona Institute for Global Health, visiting scholar at Ifakara Health Institute, Tanzania and Associate Professor at Universidad de Navarra…

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Alumni Profile: Anna Dixon

Alumnus Anna Dixon was recently appointed as Chief Executive of the Centre for Ageing Better. She graduated from the School in 1998 with an MSc in Health Policy, Planning & Financing.
Tell us about the new role. As the Chief Executive of a new organisation – the Centre for Ageing Better…

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