All posts tagged public health

FCO Events: Women in the United Nations

From 15 to 17 November 2016, the Foreign & Commonwealth Office (FCO) together with the United Nations (UN) and others is organising a number of events in London, Birmingham and Durham aimed at encouraging senior level British women to consider jobs at the UN. Speakers will include the World Health…

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Alumni Profile: Molly Williams

MSc Global Health Policy (2015) alumna and Senior Advisor in Business Development and Partnerships at Oxfam America, Molly Williams tells us about studying via distance learning at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine and the University of London, whilst living in three different countries over three years.

Why…

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Alumni Profile: Dorcas Gwata

Award winning Public Health Specialist and MSc Public Health (2008) graduate, Dorcas Gwata shared with the Alumni Team the impact studying at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine has had on her career and the recognition her work in public health has received.

Dorcas was working as a…

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Beulah Bewley – My Life as a Woman and Doctor

Dame Beulah Bewley was the first woman to graduate with an MSc in Social Medicine from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine and a leader of research into the effects of smoking in children and young people; research that she started at the School. She went on to…

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Alumnus Receives American Public Health Association Award

Congratulations to Professor Sandra Hoar PGDip Infectious Diseases 1997 who has received the Gordon-Wyon Award for Excellence in Community-Based Public Health, Epidemiology and Practice, given by the International Health Section of the American Public Health Association in November 2014.

The award is given for excellence in community-oriented…

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Alumnus Andy Hall is Knighted for Services to Public Health

Congratulations to LSHTM alumnus Professor Andy Hall who was knighted in the Queen’s Birthday Honours list.
Andy studied MSc Epidemiology in 1982, and went on to work for the School for 22 years, initially as a senior lecturer and then becoming Professor of Epidemiology 2001.   Andy’s contribution to…

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