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Dr Heiko Philippin

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Research Degree Student

LSHTM
Keppel Street
London
WC1E 7HT
United Kingdom

Dr Heiko Philippin is a Clinical Research Fellow at the International Centre for Eye Health (ICEH), London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine (LSHTM). He is an Inclusive Eye Health Advisor for Research & Training at CBM. Dr Philippin is a glaucoma specialist with a clinical appointment at the Eye Centre of University Hospitals Freiburg, Germany. He is an honorary glaucoma consultant at University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust.

From 2006 to 2018, Dr Philippin has worked for CBM in Kenya and Tanzania at Sabatia Eye Hospital and KCMC Eye Department respectively. In 2011 and 2012, Dr Philippin did an international glaucoma fellowship with Professor Peter Shah at University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust.

Affiliations

Department of Clinical Research
Faculty of Infectious and Tropical Diseases

Research

Research Area
Diagnostics
Health services research
Capacity strengthening
Global Health
Mobile technologies
Randomised controlled trials
Discipline
Epidemiology
Opthalmology
Disease and Health Conditions
Eye diseases
Disability
Blindness
Diabetes
Non-communicable diseases
Country
Germany
United Kingdom
Kenya
Tanzania
Region
Sub-Saharan Africa (all income levels)

Selected Publications

Responding to COVID-19 in eye health.
Hu V; Prajna NV; Arunga S; Wolvaardt E; Kyari F; Leck A; Habtamu E; Philippin H
2020
Community eye health
Diabetic retinopathy in Tanzania: prevalence and risk factors at entry into a regional screening programme.
Cleland CR; Burton MJ; Hall C; Hall A; Courtright P; Makupa WU; Philippin H
2016
Tropical medicine & international health
Prevalence, Risk Factors, and Complications of Diabetes in the Kilimanjaro Region: A Population-Based Study from Tanzania.
Stanifer JW; Cleland CR; Makuka GJ; Egger JR; Maro V; Maro H; Karia F; Patel UD; Burton MJ; Philippin H
2016
PloS one
Diabetic retinopathy screening: experiences from northern Tanzania.
Cleland CR; Burton MJ; Hall C; Hall A; Courtright P; Makupa WU; Philippin H
2015
The lancet Diabetes & endocrinology
Glaucoma awareness and access to healthcare: perceptions among glaucoma patients in Tanzania.
Gilmour-White JA; Shah P; Cross V; Makupa W; Philippin H
2015
Postgraduate medical journal
Detecting possible glaucoma with only limited equipment: a crucial first step.
Philippin H; Shah P; Burton M
2012
Community eye health / International Centre for Eye Health
The next step: detailed assessment of an adult glaucoma patient.
Philippin H; Shah P; Burton M
2012
Community eye health / International Centre for Eye Health
Pattern ERG as an early glaucoma indicator in ocular hypertension: a long-term, prospective study.
Bach M; Unsoeld AS; Philippin H; Staubach F; Maier P; Walter HS; Bomer TG; Funk J
2006
Investigative ophthalmology & visual science
Ten-year results: detection of long-term progressive optic disc changes with confocal laser tomography.
Philippin H; Unsoeld A; Maier P; Walter S; Bach M; Funk J
2005
Graefe's archive for clinical and experimental ophthalmology = Albrecht von Graefes Archiv fur klinische und experimentelle Ophthalmologie
Combined cataract and glaucoma surgery: endoscope-controlled erbium:YAG-laser goniotomy versus trabeculectomy.
Philippin H; Wilmsmeyer S; Feltgen N; Ness T; Funk J
2005
Graefe's archive for clinical and experimental ophthalmology = Albrecht von Graefes Archiv fur klinische und experimentelle Ophthalmologie
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