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Dr Delanjathan Devakumar
3rd Floor
Institute of Child Health, UCL
London
WC1N 1EH
Appointment
  • Clinical Training Fellow/NIHR Lecturer in Public Health
  • Infection & Population Health
  • Institute of Epidemiology & Health
  • Faculty of Pop Health Sciences
  • ICH Developmental Neurosciences Prog
  • Institute of Child Health
  • Faculty of Pop Health Sciences
Biography

Delan is an Academic Clinical Lecturer in public health. He qualified from the University of Manchester and then worked in clinical paediatrics in the UK and New Zealand. After completing a Diploma in Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, he worked with Medecins Sans Frontieres as a paediatrician in Pakistan in 2006 and in two emergency projects in South Sudan (cholera outbreak) in 2007 and Myanmar (post-cyclone Nargis) in 2008. He completed a masters in public health at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine and a PhD in UCL investigating the long-term effects of antenatal micronutrient supplementation in Nepal, focusing on growth and lung function. Delan is the chairperson of the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health Advocacy committee.

Research Themes
Research Summary

Delan's main interests are in child health, humanitarian crises and conflict, advocacy and ethics. His PhD research was based in Nepal and he has research collaborations in Brazil (Universities of Sao Paulo and Pelotas) and Sri Lanka (University of Colombo). 

Teaching Summary

Delan co-runs the Global Maternal and Child Health module for intercalating BSc students. He also teaches on the Global Health masters and undergraduate medical school courses. 

Academic Background
2014 PhD Doctor of Philosophy – Child Health University College London
2010 MFPH Member of Faculty of Public Health – Public Health Faculty of Public Health
2009 MSc Master of Science – Public Health London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
2006 DTM&H Diploma in Tropical Medicine and Hygiene – Paediatrics and Child Health Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine
2005 MRCPCH Member of the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health – Paediatrics and Child Health Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health
2002 MB.ChB Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery – Medicine University of Manchester
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