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Department of Disease Control

Head of Department: Joanna Schellenberg

Department Research Degree Co-ordinator: James Logan

Deputy Research Degree Coordinators: Jeroen Ensink and Rachel Pullan

Departmental Operating Officer: Mary Marimootoo

Tel: +44(0)207 927 2164 Fax: +44(0)207 927 2918


This multidisciplinary department focuses on the control of diseases that are insect borne, water-borne or associated with poor hygiene - mostly in developing countries. Much of the research can be categorised as: 

Particular attention is paid to research directed at current health policy issues, including the gap between policy and practice.