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Professor Judith Glynn

BM BCh MA MSc PhD FRCP

Professor
of Infectious Disease Epidemiology and Head of Doctoral College

Room
Room 109

LSHTM
Keppel Street
London
WC1E 7HT
United Kingdom

Tel.
020 7927 2423

Fax.
020 7636 8739

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.

Affiliations

Faculty of Epidemiology and Population Health
Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology

Centres

Centre for Evaluation
Centre for Maternal Adolescent Reproductive & Child Health (MARCH)
TB Centre

Teaching

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

Research

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. 

Research Area
Complex interventions
Sexual health
Social and structural determinants of health
Adolescent health
Disease control
Methodology
Mixed methods
Implementation research
Schools
Discipline
Molecular epidemiology
Epidemiology
Disease and Health Conditions
HIV/AIDS
Sexually transmitted disease
Tuberculosis
Emerging Infectious Disease
Sexually transmitted infection
Country
Malawi
Sierra Leone
South Africa
Region
Sub-Saharan Africa (all income levels)