University of Otago

New Zealand

The University of Otago is providing TB epidemiological support that is key for our research.

Founded in 1869, Otago is New Zealand’s first university. The Centre for International Health is in the Department of Preventive and Social Medicine at the Dunedin School of Medicine. The Centre is led by Professors Philip Hill (McAuley Chair of International Health) and John Crump (McKinlay Chair of Global Health) and facilitates and promotes research to contribute to the understanding and improvement of health in under-resourced countries, while focusing on postgraduate training and strategic mentorship of leaders.


Philip Hill

Professor Philip Hill holds qualifications as a medical practitioner, specialist public health physician, specialist infectious diseases physician, as well as a doctorate in the epidemiology of tuberculosis (MD). After completing specialty training he worked as a clinical epidemiologist at Medical Research Council (UK), on tuberculosis (TB) and pneumonia projects. Professor Hill established the Otago International […]

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