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- Professor in Infectious Disease Epidemiology
- Institute for Global Health
- Faculty of Pop Health Sciences
Ibrahim Abubakar (MBBS, DPH, MSc, PhD, FFPH, FRCPE, FRCP) is Director of the UCL Institute for Global Health. He led the UCL Centre for Infectious Disease Epidemiology, UCL-TB and was a senior investigator at the MRC Clinical Trials Unit. He was head of TB at Public Health England. Prior to his appointment at UCL, he was Professor in Health Protection at the Norwich Medical School. He qualified in medicine in 1992 and initially trained in general medicine before specialising in public health medicine. His academic public health training was undertaken at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, University of Cambridge and the University of East Anglia. He serves on/chairs several expert/advisory groups for the WHO and the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control.
The Infectious Disease Epidemiology group, led by Prof Abubakar, focuses on the epidemiology, prevention and treatment of infections including tuberculosis, hepatitides, HIV, and other common problems such as antimicrobial resistance and vaccine preventable diseases particularly among vulnerable populations.
|2011 – 31-JUL-2012||Clinical Professor in Health Protection||Department of Medicine||Norwich Medical School, University of East Anglia, United Kingdom|
|2010 – 2012||Senior Lecturer||Infectious Disease Epidemiology||London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, United Kingdom|
|2012||FRCP||Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians – Medicine||Royal College of Physicians|
|2007||PhD||Doctor of Philosophy – Epidemiology||University of East Anglia|
|2001||Dipl.||Diplom – Public Health||University of Cambridge|
|1999||MSc||Master of Science – Public Health||London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine|
|1992||MBBS||Bachelor of Medicine/Bachelor of Surgery – Medicine||Ahmadu Bello University|