Dr Nada Abdelmagid
MSc PGDip MBBS
in Humanitarian Health Practice
Nada is an Assistant Professor in Humanitarian Health Practice at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine. She is a medical doctor and epidemiologist with extensive experience in public health programming in humanitarian settings. Nada filled a variety of technical advisory and programmatic roles, supporting design, delivery and monitoring of health programmes in Jordan, Lebanon, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, and Turkey among other crises.
In her current role at the LHSTM, Nada is a member of the RAISE project's research team working to assess the governance and delivery of childhood vaccines, particularly for zero-dose children and missed communities, in humanitarian settings. Nada is also the founding member of the Sudan COVID-19 Research Group, a community-led, youth-powered movement to support the response to COVID-19 and other public health emergencies in Sudan through evidence generation, capacity building and policy impact.
Nada holds a Postgraduate Diploma and Master of Science in Epidemiology from the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, and is a member of the Global Health Cluster’s Public Health Information Services Task Team.
Nada is currently a PhD candidate at LSHTM, exploring the risk perceptions of competing epidemic-prone disease in contexts that are highly vulnerable to epidemics, using Sudan as a case study.
Epidemiology of Infectious Diseases