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Dr John Manton

Honorary Assistant Professor

LSHTM
15-17 Tavistock Place
London
WC1H 9SH
United Kingdom

I was at the LSHTM Anthropologies of African Biosciences Group from 2010 to 2013, and the Centre for History in Public Health from 2015 to 2022.

Affiliations

Faculty of Public Health and Policy
Department of Public Health, Environments and Society

Teaching

I was deputy module organiser for the MSc Public Health distance learning module History in Health, and co-organizer of the initial Decolonizing Global Health - History and Legacy lecture series. I also lecture(d) on the History and Health, Medical Anthropology and Public Health, Epidemiology and Control of Malaria modules, Epidemiology of Infectious Diseases, Globalization, and Evaluation of Public Health Interventions modules, and on the LSHTM short course on Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR).

Research

History and anthropology of health planning, and infectious disease control in West and West Central Africa and Southeast Asia. Focus on leprosy control in Nigeria. Funded by Wellcome Trust doctoral and fellowship grants, and by the ESRC and the Leverhulme Trust.

Disease and Health Conditions
Leprosy
Disability
Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs)
Skin disease
Buruli Ulcer