Tag Archives: Infectious Diseases

COVID-19 Alumni Stories: Sathish Kumar

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 … Continue reading

COVID-19 Alumni Stories: Arindam Mitra

Arindam Mitra (MSc Immunology of Infectious Diseases, 2019) is Head of Advanced Therapy Medicinal Products (ATMP) Production at NIHR BRC Guys and St Thomas’ Hospital NHS Foundation Trust. In this blog piece, he explains how COVID-19 has affected his work … Continue reading

COVID-19 Alumni Stories: Melvin Sanicas

Physician-scientist, Melvin Sanicas (MSc in Infectious Diseases, 2015), Medical Director at Takeda, talks about the importance of science communication and facts-based information within the context of the COVID-19 pandemic. “As we have all witnessed, every aspect of modern life has … Continue reading

COVID-19 PANDEMIC: FROM ISOLATION TO SOLIDARITY

By Richard Coker (London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine) An epidemiological tsunami is sweeping the world. The most vulnerable will succumb directly from infection and, often forgotten, indirectly from being unable to access health care services. As this pandemic … Continue reading

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 … Continue reading

“The knowledge I am gaining from LSHTM will give me the specialist training I need to boost my clinical skills”

Aye Thar Aye, from Myanmar and living in the UK, is studying Infectious Diseases by distance learning with LSHTM. In this interview, Aye Thar tells us about her experiences of the programme so far. Hi Aye Thar, please could you … Continue reading

Yellow fever outbreak in Africa: feelings of an epidemiologist in a rapid response team

By Enny Cruz, PhD student in the Faculty of Epidemiology and Population Health I came to the School from Brazil in 2015 to do a PhD in epidemiology. While I have been very much enjoying my studies, my PhD project does … Continue reading

Alumni Profile: Chishala M. Kapambwe-Muchemwa

This week’s Alumni Profile features, Chishala M. Kapambwe-Muchemwa, who graduated from the School in 2012 with a PGDip/MSc in Infectious Diseases by Distance Learning. Chishala now works as a Lecturer/Researcher at The Copperbelt University, School of Medicine, in Zambia. Why did you choose to study … Continue reading

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 … Continue reading