The 4th Annual WINDREF Lecture Presented by Professor David Molyneux, MA, PhD, DSc, FIBiol

Professor David Molyneux is Director of the Lymphatic Filariasis Support Centre at the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine since 2000 and Professor of Tropical Health Sciences at The University of Liverpool.  He has recently become involved in parasitic and vector borne disease control programs advising the World Health Organization on trypanosomiasis, onchocerciasis, lymphatic filariasis and malaria control. His 2003 lecture was titled “Success and Failure in Parasitic Disease Control: Lessons Learned?”

The 3rd Annual WINDREF Lecture Presented by Lord Walton of Detchant, MBBS, MD, DSc, MA (Oxon), FRCP

Lord Walton of Detchant has made significant contributions to the study of neurology and founded the Muscular Dystrophy Laboratories at Newcastle General Hospital.  His phenotypic classification of muscle disease laid the foundation for subsequent studies in molecular genetics. His 2002 lecture was titled “A Doctor in the House.”

The 2nd Annual WINDREF Lecture Presented by Professor Adetokumbo Lucas, MD, DPH, DSc (Hon)

Professor Adetokumbo Lucas is Adjunct Professor of International Health at the Harvard School of Public Health. Throughout his accomplished career, Prof Lucas has been dedicated to and internationally recognized for improving the quality of life in developing countries.  He has served as Chair of Carnegie Corporation’s grant program, Director of the Special Program for Research and Training in Tropical Diseases based at the World Health Organization in Geneva and was recently appointed to the AMREF International Board. His 2001 lecture was titled “International Collaboration for Health Research.”

The Inaugural WINDREF Lecture Presented by Sir Kenneth Stuart, MD, DSc (Hon)

Sir Kenneth Stuart is an accomplished and published academic who serves as a member of the Academic Board of SGU and the Board of Directors of the UK Trust for WINDREF. A past Medical Adviser to the Commonwealth Secretariat, London, Sir Kenneth Stuart also served as Professor and Dean of the Department of Medicine at the University of the West Indies, Jamaica; a consultant at University Hospital, Jamaica; and consultant advisor to the Wellcome Trust. On January 25th, 2000 he spoke about “Caribbean Health Research Needs.”