William Rudgard

As an undergraduate I studied biomedical science, where I developed a keen interest in infectious disease. Subsequent work in Peru and Lao lead me to study an MSc in Control of Infectious Disease at LSHTM. My primary interest is in the social determinants of Tuberculosis, and innovative ways to tackle them. Using linked Brazilian administrative health and social data, my PhD aims to evaluate the impact of the national conditional cash transfer programme, Bolsa Familia, on families affected by TB. Supervisors: Laura Rodrigues and Liam Smeeth. Collaborations: Universidade Federal de Bahia