Short CV/Education and training

  • Judith Glynn initially trained in clinical medicine. She joined the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine in 1990, initially to do an MSc and PhD in epidemiology. Held a Department of Health Public Health Career Scientist Award, 2002 – 2007.

Selected publications

  • Glynn JR, Kayuni N, Gondwe L, Price AJ, Crampin AC. Earlier menarche is associated with a higher prevalence of Herpes simplex type-2 (HSV-2) in young women in rural Malawi. eLife (in press)

  • Floyd S, Molesworth A, Dube A, Crampin AC, Houben R, Chihana M, Price A, Kayuni N, Saul J, French N, Glynn JR. Underestimation of HIV prevalence in surveys when some people already know their status, and ways to reduce the bias. AIDS 2013;27:233-42

  • Glynn JR, Dube A, Kayuni N, Floyd S, Molesworth A, Parrott F, French N, Crampin AC. Measuring concurrency: an empirical study of different methods in a large population-based survey in northern Malawi and evaluation of the UNAIDS guidelines. AIDS 2012;26:977-85.

  • Houben RMGJ, Glynn JR, Mboma S, Mzemba T, Mwaungulu NJ, Mwaungulu L, Mwenibabu M, Mpunga J, French N, Crampin AC. The impact of HIV and ART on recurrent tuberculosis in a sub-Saharan African setting. AIDS 2012 Nov 13;26(17):2233-9. doi: 10.1097/QAD.0b013e32835958ed

  • Glynn JR, Kayuni N, Banda E, Parrott F, Floyd S, Francis-Chizororo M, Nkhata M, Tanton C, Hemmings J, Molesworth A, Crampin AC, French N. Assessing the validity of sexual behaviour reports in a whole population survey in rural Malawi. Plos ONE 2011;6(7):e22840

  • Glynn JR, Kayuni N, Floyd S, Banda E, Francis-Chizororo M, Tanton C, Molesworth A, Hemmings J, Crampin AC, French N. Age at menarche, schooling, and sexual debut in northern Malawi. Plos ONE 2010; 10.1371

  • Glynn JR, Alghamdi S, Mallard K, McNerney R, Ndlovu R, Munthali L, Houben RM, Fine PEM, French N, Crampin AC. Changes in Mycobacterium tuberculosis genotype families over 20 years in a population-based study in northern Malawi. PlosONE 2010 Aug 17;5(8). pii: e12259

  • Glynn JR, Murray J, Bester A, Nelson G, Shearer S, Sonnenberg P. High rates of recurrence in tuberculosis patients with and without HIV infection. Journal of Infectious Diseases 2010;201:704-11.

  • Jahn A, Floyd S, Crampin AC, Mvula H, Mwinuka V, Mwaiyeghele E, McGrath N, Zaba B, Fine PEM, Glynn JR. Declining child mortality despite HIV: results from demographic surveillance in northern Malawi. Bulletin WHO 2010 ;88(10):746-53

  • Crampin AC, Mwaungulu JN, Mwaungulu FD, Mwafulirwa DT, Munthali K, Floyd S, Fine PEM, Glynn JR. Recurrent tuberculosis: relapse or reinfection? The effect of HIV in a general population cohort. AIDS 2010;24:417-26


Selected projects

  • Most of my work is in Africa, particularly the Karonga Prevention Study in northern Malawi. This is a large population-based epidemiological and socio-demographic study including work on HIV and tuberculosis.

Additional qualifications

  • BA

  • BM BCh

  • MSc

  • FRCP


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