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Summary: James is Professor of International Public Health and is the Institute’s Academic Lead for Research. His research focuses on improving delivery of health services in low- and middle-income countries
Location: G.19, Charles Thackrah Building
Current and previous roles
James joined Leeds Institute of Health Sciences (then called the Nuffield Institute for Health) in 1995.
Prior to that he was employed by the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, seconded full-time to the African Medical and Research Foundation (AMREF) in Tanzania, working on the impact of improved treatment facilities for STIs on the incidence of HIV in Africa (19911993).
He has previously held posts at the University of Newcastle-upon-Tyne developing techniques to investigate clustering of diseases in the Departments of Child Health and Medical Statistics (19881991 and 19931994) and the University of Leeds investigating heat flow in coal mines (19841987).
From 19801982 he was employed by Shell International Petroleum Company Limited as an operational research analyst.