Dr Lisa Danquah

Lecturer in Global Health

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Lisa is a Lecturer in Global Health (Teaching and Research) in the Humanitarian and Conflict  Response Institute (HCRI) at the University of Manchester. She is originally a geographer by background having studied Human Geography at Queen Mary University of London after which she furthered her interest in public health through undertaking an MSc in Public Health at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM), an MSc in Social Statistics (Research Methods) and a PhD in Social Statistics and Demography both from the University of Southampton. As a multidisciplinary academic, Lisa’s academic background spans the fields of geography, public health, epidemiology, demography, social statistics and research methods, with a focus and interest on global health in low and middle-income settings.


BA Human Geography, Queen Mary University of London

MSc Public Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine

MSc Social Statistics (Research Methods), University of Southampton

PhD Social Statistics and Demography, University of Southampton


Further information

At HCRI, she is a seminar leader on the Emergency Humanitarian Assistance and Scholarship and Practice module in International Disaster Management and Humanitarian Response, and co-leads the Introduction to Global Health (undergraduate level) for the intercalated BSc in Global Health and leads the Research Methods in Global Health postgraduate online module. She is also the seminar leader on the Disease in Developing Countries module, an academic advisor, dissertation supervisor and represents HCRI on the School of Arts, Languages and Cultures Ethics Committee as an Ethics Officer.