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Global Health Research Units - Call 2 Funding Committee


Published: 25 February 2021

Version: 1.0 February 2021

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Professor Stephen Tollman
Director, MRC/Wits Rural Public Health & Health Transitions Research Unit (Agincourt)
Research Professor and Head, Division of Health and Population, School of Public, Health
University of the Witwatersrand 

Deputy Chairs

Professor Jane Norman
Dean for the Faculty of Health Sciences at Bristol University
Professor of Maternal and Fetal Health at Edinburgh

Professor Bertie Squire
Professor of Clinical Tropical Medicine, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine (LSTM)
Dean of Clinical Sciences & International Public Health 

Funding Committee

Dr Taye Balcha
Team Leader, McKinsey & Company, Addis Ababa

Professor Moses Chimbari
Professor of Public Health, University of KwaZulu-Natal

Dr Anna Dare
Global Surgery, University of Toronto

Professor Gail Davey
Professor of Global Health Epidemiology, Brighton and Sussex Medical School (BSMS)

Professor Fadi El Jardali
Professor of Health Policy and Systems, American University of Beirut, Lebanon

Professor Alison Elliott
Based at the MRC Unit, Uganda (Professor at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine)
UVRI and Makerere – LSHTM & Uganda

Professor Rob Heyderman
Head, Research Department of Infection
Professor of Infectious Diseases and International Health, University College London (UCL)

Professor Suneela Garg
Professor of Community Medicine, Maulana Azad Medical College, India

Dr Evelyn Gitau
Director of Research Capacity Strengthening at APHRC, KEMRI Wellcome, Kenya

Dr Caroline Jones
Senior Social Scientist, KEMRI-Wellcome Trust Research Programme, Kenya

Dr Dorcas Kamuya (CEI)
Head of Health Systems and Research Ethics, Kemri-Wellcome Trust, Kenya

Professor Thelma Samuels
Honorary Professor, Caribbean Centre for Health Research, The University of the West Indies

Dr Alan Sanchez
Senior Researcher, Economics, GRADE
Principal Investigator, Young Lives Peru, University of Oxford

Professor Malabika Sarker
Associate Dean & Director CoE for Science of Implementation and Scale up
BRAC James P Grant School of Public Health, BRAC University, Bangladesh

Dr Tara Tancred (CEI)
Senior Research Associate, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine (LSTM)

Professor Dong (Roman) Xu
Professor of Global Health and Health Systems, Southern Medical University, School of Health Management, China