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History of LSHTM

The following web pages have been developed for those interested in learning more about the history of the School:

Historical Timeline containing photographs, documents, quotes and descriptions relating to key events in the history of the School from its origins in the 1890s to the present day

Chronology of the School lists major developments and events in the School's history

The Building gives an overview of the history of the Keppel Street building

Behind the Frieze gives brief biographies of those pioneers of public health and tropical medicine whose names form the frieze of the School

The School houses The Centre for History in Public Health, led by its Professor of History, Virginia Berridge. Their work concentrates on twentieth century public health. For more information see The Centre for History in Public Health website.