Dr Chloe Hutchins
BSc MSc PhD
My background is in applied microbiology. I completed my PhD with the Biosafety, air and water microbiology group at Public Health England (Porton Down, UK) in collaboration with the University of Southampton, investigating engineering and human behavioural factors influencing the colonisation of hospital taps with Pseudomonas aeruginosa. Before joining LSHTM, I worked as a postdoctoral researcher for the Quadram Institute Bioscience (Norwich, UK) specialising in Listeria monocytogenes persistence in the food production industry and also working on the detection of SARS-CoV-2 in stool.
MSc Control of Infectious Diseases supervisor (summer projects)
Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (Distance Learning MSc)
My research interests are in water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) intervention impact on public health.
I am currently working on evaluating the impact of mass cholera vaccination in Uvira (Democratic Republic of the Congo).
I am also investigating antimicrobial resistance across several projects.