Assistant Professor Matthew Chico
Dr. Chico is an Assistant Professor of Public Health at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine where he has been since 2006. His research focus is on improving the prevention and care of infectious diseases and nutritional deficiencies in pregnancy in low- and middle-income countries. He has particular interest in the prevention and treatment of malaria and curable sexually transmitted / reproductive tract infections in pregnancy.
Prior to academia, Dr. Chico was the Health Advisor for USAID in Rwanda and the Director of the Americas Region at International Services of the American Red Cross. His PhD in Clinical Epidemiology is from the University of London. He holds an MPH in International Health Policy and Programming from The George Washington University in Washington, DC (USA). He was also a Visiting Fellow in the Department of Health Policy and Management at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health in Boston, MA (USA).