Professor Feiko ter Kuile
Role within the MiP Consortium: Chief Investigating Officer, based at Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine
Current Appointment: Professor of Tropical Epidemiology/Head of Child and Reproductive Health Group
Areas of interest: malaria epidemiology, clinical trials
Professor ter Kuile is a clinical epidemiologist who trained in medicine at the Academic Medical Centre of the University of Amsterdam. He previously worked on the Thai-Burmese border (1988-1994), where he was based at the Shoklo Malaria Research Unit as part of collaboration between the University of Oxford, the University of Amsterdam, and the Thai Mahidol University. This was followed by an 8-year period (1995-2003) with the Malaria Branch of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), firstly the KEMRI-CDC field station in Kisumu, Western Kenya (1995-2001), then as a senior medical epidemiologist in Atlanta, GA, USA (2001-2003). He joined LSTM as senior clinical lecturer in 2003 and since 2008 is Professor of Tropical Epidemiology, heading the malaria epidemiology section in the department of Clinical Sciences and LSTM’s malaria research collaboration with KEMRI’s Centre for Global Health Research and CDC’s malaria branch in western Kenya.
His main research interest is the epidemiology of malaria and the evaluation of new interventions for the for the control of malaria in children and pregnant women.