Massachusetts Medical Society: Shattuck Lecture Speaker Bios

Shattuck Lecture Speaker Bios

133rd Annual Shattuck Lecture - Assessing Therapeutic Responses in Infectious Diseases

Wednesday, May 24, 2023, 12:00 to 1:00 p.m. – Virtual Live Webinar

Sir Nicholas John White

Nicholas John White, OBE, KCMG, MD, DSc, FRCP, FMedSci, FBPhS, FRS

Professor Sir Nicholas John White, FRS, is Professor of Tropical Medicine at the Faculty of Tropical Medicine, Mahidol University, Thailand and at Oxford University, UK. He is also a Consultant Physician in acute general medicine at the John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford. Professor White is a Wellcome Trust Principal Research Fellow who chairs the Wellcome Trust Tropical Medicine Research Programmes in South East Asia. He has conducted research across a broad range of infectious diseases. His main research focus is the pathophysiology and treatment of malaria. He has authored over 1250 scientific publications and over 50 book chapters. His “h” index is currently 150 (Scopus) and 200 (Google). Professor White has received the Prince Mahidol Prize for Medicine, the Canada Gairdner Foundation Global Health Prize, and the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene Manson medal. He co-chaired the WHO antimalarial treatment guidelines committee for twelve years and he currently chairs the Scientific Advisory Committee of the Drugs for Neglected Diseases initiative and the COVID-19 Clinical Research Coalition.

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