Doctoral program in Global Health (PhD)

Sugitha Sureshkumar

Dr. Sugitha Sureshkumar

Country: United Kingdom


  • Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children, London, U.K.
  • NHS Paediatric/Neonatal doctor in London (previous placements include Barnet General Hospital, Kings College London Hospital, University College London Hospital, and St. Mary's Hospital)


  • Medicine, MD. 2009 Charles University Prague
  • Public Health MSc. 2016 London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine

Why is this PhD important for you (for your career, organisation or country)?

The learning and opportunities this programme offers will be invaluable in my attempt to contribute to Global Health initiatives both for adult and child populations of the world. My research topic is in much need of focused study to be able to better inform, appraise, and subsequently improve child health in the current and future global contexts. 

Why did you choose our PhD?

The innovative format of this programme is new and exciting. This opportunity coincides with my search for further research prospects in my pursued field. I have committed myself to this new endeavour, knowing that it will give me insight, inspiration, and skills that I will need to be a worthy contributor to Global Health.

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