Professor Judith Glynn
BM BCh MA MSc PhD
of Infectious Disease Epidemiology and former 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 was Head of the Doctoral College before her retirement.
She has run courses on Molecular Epidemiology of Infectious Diseases and Epidemiology and Control of Communicable Diseases, and taught on Extended Epidemiology
Her main research interests are understanding transmission of infections and determinants of disease severity, including the effects of age. 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.
She retired in 2021