Applied Global Health Research Board

Board membership from 1 April 2024

  • Professor Graham Hart (Chair), University College London
  • Professor Tazeen Jafar (Deputy Chair), Duke Global Health Institute
  • Professor Penny Bee, The University of Manchester
  • Professor Dixon Chibanda, University of Zimbabwe
  • Dr Camila Corvalan, University of Chile
  • Professor Frances Cowan, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine
  • Professor Umberto D’Alessandro, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
  • Professor Lisa Dikomitis, University of Kent
  • Professor Christl Donnelly, University of Oxford
  • Dr Shams El Arifeen, International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh
  • Professor Eric Fevre, University of Liverpool
  • Dr Vilma Irazola, Institute for Clinical Effectiveness and Health Policy, University of Buenos Aires
  • Dr Catherine Kyobutungi, African Population and Health Research Center
  • Professor David Lalloo, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine
  • Professor Helen Lambert, University of Bristol
  • Professor Lai Meng Looi, University of Malaya
  • Professor Anne Mills, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
  • Professor Laurence Moore, University of Glasgow
  • Professor Victor Mwapasa, University of Malawi, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine
  • Dr Kandala Ngianga-Bakwin, Western University
  • Professor Fred Nuwaha, Makerere University
  • Dr Elialilia S. Okello, Mwanza Intervention Trial Unit, National Institute for Medical Research, Mwanza Centre
  • Dr Shuby Puthussery, University of Bedfordshire
  • Professor Delia Randolph, Natural Resources Institute, UK and International Livestock Research Institute, Kenya
  • Professor Freddie Sengooba, Makerere University
  • Professor Richard Sullivan, King’s College London
  • Professor Getnet Tadele Tefera, Addis Ababa University
  • Professor Shakila Thangaratinam, University of Birmingham
  • Dr Sam Watson, University of Birmingham

See the Applied Global Health Research Board conflicts of interest register.


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Last updated: 23 May 2024

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