Dr Giuseppina Ortu, MSc PhD

Giusi obtained an MSc in Biochemistry in Italy, and a PhD in positron emission tomography in Israel. Her passion for infectious diseases led to a career change and the achievement of am MSc in Control of Infectious Diseases at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM) in 2006. Since then, Giusi has focused her work on prevention, control and surveillance of neglected tropical diseases in developing countries. Recently, she has joined Malaria Consortium as Senior Public Health Specialist, after working for several years in academic institutions (LSHTM, St George’s University and Imperial College).