Professor Judith Glynn
BM BCh MA MSc PhD FRCP
of Infectious Disease Epidemiology and Head of Doctoral College
Judith Glynn left clinical medicine to come to the School in 1990 to do the MSc in Epidemiology. She went on to do a PhD (on the influence of infecting dose on severity of disease) and then joined the Karonga Prevention Study (now Malawi Epidemiology and Intervention Research Unit) to work on tuberculosis and HIV in Malawi.
Judith is Head of the Doctoral College.
She has run courses on Molecular Epidemiology of Infectious Diseases and Epidemiology and Control of Communicable Diseases, and also teaches on Extended Epidemiology
Her main research interests are understanding transmission of infections and determinants of disease severity. Studies include: Ebola transmission; the susceptibility of young women to HIV; the relationship between schooling and health; the impact of HIV on mortality and morbidity; HIV surveillance; the relationship between HIV and tuberculosis; molecular epidemiology of HIV and TB. Her current research studies are mainly in Malawi.