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Department of Global Health and Development

Head of Department: Susannah Mayhew
Department Research Degree Co-ordinator: Dina Balabanova
Deputy Department Research Degree Co-ordinator: Melissa Parker (initial enquiries)
Department Operating Officer: Lucy Paul

Tel: +44 (0)20 7927 2431 Fax: +44 (0)20 7927 2701

The aim of the Department of Global Health and Development (GHD) is to conduct novel and policy-relevant research and training that concerns health issues with a global reach, predominantly from the perspective of the development of low- and middle-income countries. Staff come from a wide range of disciplines including economics, epidemiology, mathematics, policy analysis, medicine and social anthropology.

The Department comprises approximately 100 staff and 80 research degree students, with total grants funding of over £30m and is structured around three research groups:

Staff with capacity to supervise Research Degree students in specific areas are detailed here.

Members of the Department edit the journal Health Policy and Planning and organise a range of seminars.  Details of seminars in the department can be found on the Schools Events listing page.