Professor Trudie Lang | University of Oxford

Professor Trudie Lang

Professor of Global Health Research; Head of the Global Health Network and Senior Research Scientist in Tropical Medicine, Nuffield Department of Medicine; Research Fellow, Green Templeton College

About

Trudie Lang is Professor of Global Health Research; Head of the Global Health Network and Senior Research Scientist in Tropical Medicine, Nuffield Department of Medicine. She has over 20 years’ experience in running clinical trials, including trials in the developing world, for the pharmaceutical industry, the World Health Organisation and in academia.

Trudie focuses on combating diseases of poverty through the generation of high-quality evidence. She has worked in industry, academia and UN organisations. With her team and partners, she works to drive better health outcomes in vulnerable communities by enabling local leadership and ground-up implementation of high-quality health research studies.

Within the University of Oxford, she devised and leads The Global Health Network which is a major international collaborative enterprise that sets out to improve health by improving research. 

Expertise

  • Global health
  • Tropical medicine
  • Clinical research in developing countries
  • Capacity building for medical research in developing countries
  • Medical research methods
  • Methodology research in developing countries
  • Clinical trial design and operations
  • Drug and vaccine development for neglected diseases and developing countries
  • Epidemics research implementation in low and middle income countries

Media experience

Professor Lang has extensive experience of working with national and international media, including print, radio and television. She has experience of live interviews.

Languages

English