London school of hygiene and tropical medicine Internship

London school of hygiene and tropical medicine Internship

London school of hygiene and tropical medicine Internship

The London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine has a global presence with collaboration at its heart. Our cross-disciplinary research draws on world-leading expertise to address major public and global health challenges. We have a unique range and depth of work integrating laboratory, clinical, population and social sciences. The School is highly rated for impact and our research contributes to health policy and practice in the UK and around the world.

Internships and fellowships in partnership with organisations across the globe. Below are some of these placements.

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Wellcome Trust-PHFI Fellowship

In the year 2015, Dr. Roopa Shivashankar have received prestigious career development research fellowship from Wellcome Trust-PHFI UK universities consortium for two years. During this period she is working under the mentorship of  Prof. Dorairaj Prabhakaran (South Asia Hub Leader) at PHFI, Prof. Nikhil Tandon at AIIMS and Prof. Pablo Perel (Centre Director) at LSHTM.

Dr. Roopa is a physician-scientist with an MD in Community Medicine from All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi, MSc in Epidemiology from London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM), London and post-doctoral training in cardiovascular health research from Centre for Chronic Disease Control (CCDC) and Emory University, Atlanta, US.  She currently works as Senior Research Associate at 4Cs (Centre for Control of Chronic Conditions- consortium of four institutes for control chronic conditions) at Public Health Foundation of India (PHFI). Her role as project director for CARRS cohort study- she oversees conceptualization, execution, data management and analysis for one of largest cohort for cardio metabolic diseases of ≈ 30000 adults in South Asia. Her research interest includes epidemiology of cardiometabolic diseases in low and middle income countries and improving quality of care for chronic diseases.