Mr Nathaniel Scherer
Nat Scherer is a Research Assistant at the International Centre for Evidence in Disability (ICED) at LSHTM. Nat joined ICED in 2018 after graduating from the MSc Global Mental Health at LSHTM and King's College London. Prior to completing his masters, Nat worked as a management consultant in Rwanda, before joining Beyond Words, a provider of books and services for children and adults with intellectual disabilities.
Nat contributes to teaching on the Global Mental Health MSc and the MSc module Global Disability and Health.
Nat further supports the exam board for the Global Mental Health MSc.
Areas of current research:
- Developing guidelines on mental health and psychosocial support for children with hearing loss in Gaza.
- Translating disability-inclusive WASH policies into practice: case studies from Cambodia and Bangladesh.
- Prevalence and impact of disability among Syrian refugees in Istanbul [Report]
- Free online course (MOOC) for healthcare professionals on integrated healthcare for children with developmental disabilities, developed in collaboration with Fundação Oswaldo Cruz (FIOCRUZ) in Brazil. The course has attracted over 4,000 learners, from over 130 countries. [Course]