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MPH from LSHTM vs JHU


User: aschaudary - 20 October 2016 13:36

Hello all,

I am a doctor, currently working in London in Plastic Surgery. I have been admitted to do Masters in Public Health at London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine as well as Johns Hopkins University Baltimore USA. I am confused as to which school to join?
I am interested in global health, infectious diseases and health policy and I was wondering which school to opt to in terms of future career options with global health organisations. Thank you.

User: HazyJane - 20 October 2016 14:45

Along with Harvard, they're the best institutions in the world for this area. So I don't think you can really go wrong with whatever one you choose - both are likely to introduce you to excellent peer networks and a range of organisations.

I attended LSHTM and it was excellent but I doubt that Johns Hopkins would fail to equal it.

Where would you prefer to live? Which place/course might give you the best chance of pursuing extra-curricular stuff (i.e. things outside your host institution) that is pertinent to your career development?



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