Anna Phillips

Dr Anna Phillips currently works at the London Centre for Neglected Tropical Disease Research (LCNTDR) at Imperial College London, as the project coordinator for the Geshiyaro Project in Ethiopia. The Geshiyaro project aims to interrupt transmission of STH and schistosomiasis through MDA and complementary Water Sanitation & Hygiene (WaSH) interventions. Anna is also the Principal Investigator investigating diagnostic tools for Schistosomiasis in Brazil with funding from Newton Funding at the Medical Research Council.

Prior to working at LCNTDR, Anna worked for eight years at the Schistosomiasis Control Initiative (SCI) as a Senior Programme Manager in Francophone Africa (Burkina Faso, Niger, Cote D'Ivoire, Rwanda and Madagascar). Anna was also awarded two Schistosomiasis Consortium for Operational Research and Evaluation (SCORE) projects in Mozambique and Niger and worked as the Principal Investigator on these two grants from 2010 until 2017.Anna finished her PhD in 2008 at Imperial College London, focused on the monitoring and evaluation of a large-scale mathematical modelling project of HIV risk behaviour among sexual minorities in Southern India.