Gates Scholar elected Fellow of Royal Society for Public Health

  • July 14, 2010
Gates Scholar elected Fellow of Royal Society for Public Health

Rajiv Chowdury has been elected Fellow of the RSPH.

This prestigious award was made after a review of Rajiv's career track and achievements. The Royal Society of Public Health is the longest-established public health organisation in the UK, and elected members are academics, health professionals and public health practitioners who share an interest in promoting health worldwide. They come together to provide cross-cutting, multidisciplinary perspectives on current health questions.

The announcement comes at the same time as the news that a paper by Rajiv has been provisionally accepted for publication in the British Medical Journal.

Congratulations!

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