Graduate Research Degree Awarded - Myra Hardy

Congratulations to Myra Hardy - Graduate Research Degree Awarded 2 December 2022.

Degree: PhD
Supervisors: Andrew Steer, Leanne Robinson, John Kaldor
Advisory Committee: Steve Graham, Lynn Gillam, Harriet Hiscock

Thesis Title: Fiji Integrated Therapy - Safety and Efficacy of Community Control Strategies for Lymphatic Filariasis and Scabies in Fiji.

Thesis Summary: Myra Hardy investigated the impact of community wide treatment for two parasitic infections, lymphatic filariasis and scabies, using a new triple drug combination in Fiji. She found that this treatment was safe and effective in reducing community prevalence of both diseases, and the results of her work have informed global health policy.

Date awarded: 2 December 2022

Myra Hardy PhD Research Graduate