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Lotte Dijkstra

Lotte Dijkstra

Student | Full-time | Netherlands

MSc Epidemiology

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Lotte Dijkstra

Educational/professional background

In 2019 I graduated from my MSc in Medicine at the University of Amsterdam. During medical school I volunteered in many sexual health related projects, which is what sparked my interest in public health. In the period before starting me MSc at LSHTM I worked as a medical doctor in emergency psychiatric services. Currently I still serve as a supervisory board member at a large SRHR NGO.

Research interests or career goals

My ambition is to become a psychiatrist and combine clinical work with research. After the MSc I hope to go into specialty training and combine that with research on determinants and prevention of mental health issues.

Why I chose LSHTM/my programme

What drew me to LSHTM was the international environment, because the many varying perspectives that brings. I chose the epidemiology course because I felt it could provide me with solid methodological and statistical skills that would allow me to carry out research on the determinants of mental health.

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