Professor Mary Cameron
Professor Cameron is Professor of Medical Entomology at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine (LSHTM), UK and has over 30 years of experience in delivering international level field and laboratory research focusing on novel trapping methods for the surveillance and control of a wide range of medically important arthropods, including sandflies. During this time, she has developed a strong collaborative network and is a sought after and leading authority in her field. She is currently involved in consortia and research projects based in India, Brazil and Bangladesh funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, EU: Marie Curie – Initial Training Network (ITN), Science Without Borders and the BBSRC. She is also a Member of the WHO Regional Technical Advisory Group to support the Kala-azar elimination programme in the South-East Asia Region. In addition to her research programme, Prof. Cameron enjoys transferring her research skills by training others and disseminating her knowledge. She is the Programme Director for the MSc Medical Entomology for Disease Control and MSc Medical Parasitology at the LSHTM, a Vice-President, Trustee and Fellow of the Royal Entomological Society and is editor-in-chief of the journal Medical and Veterinary Entomology.