Oxford Senior Executive Programme in Global Health

Course summary

Oxford Senior Executive Programme in Global Health


An Executive Training Course with the Centre for Tropical Medicine and Global Health, Oxford University

The programme is aimed at high level governmental and non-governmental decision makers and key stakeholders in global health.  The residential week provides participants an exclusive Oxford experience.  

All profits will go towards funding scholarships for the MSC International Health & Tropical Medicine [The MSc IHTM is an interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary programme focusing on global health challenges and solutions within resource limited contexts, designed to develop capacity in future leaders].

Programme details

Oxford Senior Executive Programme in Global Health - Frontiers of Global Health: Using Research for Policy

The Oxford Senior Executive Programme in Global Health aims to provide participants with cutting edge research updates delivered by world-renowned researchers in the field of global health.  The week will be structured with discussions around the opportunities for and challenges in generating relevant evidence, synthesizing existing evidence, using evidence to inform policy, implementing complex interventions and evaluating such interventions.

Full course programme to follow.

Key Speakers

Professor Kevin Marsh

Professor of Tropical Medicine, University of Oxford,
Director of the Africa Oxford Initiative and
Senior Advisor to the African Academy of Science 

Professor Sarah Rowland Jones

Professor of Immunology, University of Oxford and
President of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine

Professor Philippe Guerin

Professor of Epidemiology and Global Health, University of Oxford and
Director of the Infectious Disease Data Observatory

Professor Mike English

Professor of International Child Health, University of Oxford and
Director of the Oxford Health System Research Collaboration

Professor Peter Horby

Professor of Emerging Infectious Diseases and Global Health, University of Oxford and
Director of the Epidemic Disease Research Group Oxford

Professor Vicki Marsh

Associate Professor in Ethics and Engagement Research, University of Oxford
Senior Scientist, Kenya Medical Research Institute- Wellcome Trust Research Programme, Kenya

Professor Chris Lavy

Professor of Orthopaedic and Tropical Surgery and Consultant Orthopaedic and Spine Surgeon, University of Oxford; Council member and Trustee of The Royal College of Surgeons of England; Commissioner for Lancet Commission on Global Surgery

Professor Lucie Cluver

Professor of Child and Family Social Work, Centre for Evidence Based Social Intervention, University of Oxford and Honorary Professor in Psychiatry and Mental Health at the University of Cape Town

Dr Michael Woolcock

Lead Social Scientist in the World Bank's Development Research Group and
Lecturer in Public Policy at Harvard University's Kennedy School of Government

Dr Bruno Holthof

Chief Executive of Oxford University Hospitals NHS Trust

Professor Piero Olliaro

Head of intervention and implementation research at TDR


Course fee including accommodation, meals and special events: £8500.00


The cost of £8,500 covers course-related expenses, accommodation, meals and special events for the week. Travel to and from Oxford as well as visa expenses are the responsibility of the candidate.

The conference will be hosted at Exeter College with participants housed at the college’s Cohen Quad site: https://exetercohenquad.com/

Alongside the daily sessions, a full programme of social events have been arranged, including formal dinners in several university colleges, the Divinity School and historic Ashmolean Museum, and bespoke tours of select library and museum collections.


To apply, please submit a copy of your CV and/or a link to your LinkedIn profile.

Application deadline: 29 June 2018

Applications for the 2019 programme will open in the near future