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Dr Philip Gothard

Associate Global Director for Sub-Saharan Africa

Phil Gothard is a consultant in infectious diseases and general internal medicine at the Hospital for Tropical Diseases and University College Hospital in London.

He graduated from Edinburgh University in 1992 and completed postgraduate training in Oxford and London. From 1997 to 2000, he worked as a research fellow on the immunology of malaria vaccines at the Medical Research Council Laboratories in The Gambia and the Institute of Molecular Medicine in Oxford.

Phil is the training programme director for infectious diseases in London and an associate professor of tropical medicine at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. He joined the RCP Global team in 2016 as a technical advisor on postgraduate training to the East Central and Southern Africa College of Physicians (ECSACOP). For the past decade, Phil has spent three months each year based in Tanzania and Uganda as course director for the East African diploma in tropical medicine and hygiene.