Affiliation: London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine
Keywords: Epidemiology, Population health, Global health, Infectious diseases, Tuberculosis, Epstein-Barr virus
Professor Helen Stagg holds a Professorship in Infectious Disease Epidemiology at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine (LSHTM), UK. She originally trained in the laboratory-based life sciences (PhD, University of Cambridge, UK) before moving into population health and epidemiology via LSHTM (MSc). Her group’s main research interests are in optimising treatment regimens, treatment adherence, antimicrobial resistance, tuberculosis and Epstein-Barr Virus. She sits on various international, European and national committees, including those for the World Health Organization (WHO). She has worked as a consultant for industry, as well as with national and international policy making bodies (particularly the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence [NICE] UK, Scottish Parliament, European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control [ECDC], and the WHO).