Andrew Tomkins OBE

MBBS FRCP FRCPCH FFPHM FMedSci

Emeritus Professor of International Child Health


UCL Centre for International Health and Development
Institute of Child Health
30 Guilford Street
London WC1N 1EH

t: +44 (0)207 905 2122
f: +44 (0)207 404 2062
a.tomkins@ich.ucl.ac.uk

Expertise:
Nutrition and HIV, Management of Severe Malnutrition

Biography:
Andrew trained in nutrition at the London School of Health and Tropical Medicine and worked with the MRC in Nigeria and the Gambia. He developed a research team in Nutrition/Infection interactions with collaborations in Tanzania, Zambia, South Africa, Kenya and Bangladesh. He is also researching on the impact of different support mechanisms for orphaned children. He retired as head of CIHD (formerly CICH) in September 2006 but continues research in the focused area of nutrition. He is a trustee of UNICEF UK and Tearfund and now supports the development of their policies and programmes. He has chaired various committees in the UN including the SCN Working Group on Nutrition and HIV.