Mrs Aniek Woodward
Distance Learning Tutor
15-17 Tavistock Place
MSc degree in International Public Health from the Free University in Amsterdam. Main research interests are in the areas of global health, health systems, and migration in countries affected by conflict.
Since end 2010, Aniek is Distance Learning Tutor on various modules of the MSc in Public Health and MSc Global Health Policy. Previously, she worked as a Deputy Module Organiser on the distance 'Issues in Global Health Policy' module and a Seminar Lead for the in-house ‘Conflict and Health’ module.
In October 2009 Aniek joined LSHTM as a Researcher. She analysed a cross-sectional study on the sexual and reproductive health of refugees in Guinea, resulting in several publications. She has also been involved in a project on the basic package for health services in Afghanistan, and contributed to a systematic review on the evidence of public health interventions in humanitarian crises.
Currently, she contributes to a five-year European Commission funded study exploring scaling-up of mental health interventions for Syrian refugees in countries neighboring Syria and in Europe (STRENGTHS project) as part of KIT Royal Tropical Institute.Additionally, Aniek has been involved with the King's Centre for Global Health & Health Partnerships (KCGH) where she led a research project on the career experiences of junior doctors in Sierra Leone.
Previously, she coordinated research agenda setting exercises for the Thematic Working Group on Health Systems in Fragile and Conflict Affected States (a member organisation part of Health Systems Global) and the WHO Global Health Cluster.