Professor James Newell

Professor James Newell

Professor of International Public Health

+44 (0) 113 343 6950

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 PhD students

  • Bethan Hatherall: The causes of stigma associated with tuberculosis in Asia: a multi-country study in Bangladesh, Nepal and Pakistan. Co-supervised with Dr Nick Emmel.
  • Bassey Ebenso: Life course perspective on experiences and responses to leprosy-related stigma in Western Nigeria. Co-supervised with Dr Nick Emmel.
  • Sushil Baral: Understanding tuberculosis treatment completion in urban areas of Nepal. Co-supervised with Professor Andrew Green.
  • Kate Gooding: The role of NGOs in health research in developing countries. Co-supervised with Professor Andrew Green.

Recently completed:

  • Dr Tom Dessoffy: Governance of hospitals in Tigray, Ethiopia: a case study. Co-supervised with Professor Justin Keen.
  • Abu Naser Zafar Ullah: Public-private partnership for tuberculosis care: a model for Bangladesh. Co-supervised with Dr Nancy Gerein.
  • Cath Conn: Girls are people who at least know something: hearing young women's voices and HIV/AIDS. Co-supervised with Professor Nancy Harding and Dr Lou Waite.