Frank van Leth is a Senior Scientist at the Amsterdam Institute for Global Health and Development, and Associate Professor of Global Health at the Amsterdam University Medical Centers, location AMC. He has an extensive research portfolio in the fields of HIV and tuberculosis. As an epidemiologist, he has a personal affinity for novel, yet contextually relevant, methodological approaches for capturing public health needs and designing appropriate interventions.
He is the current chair of TBnet, a European Consortium with over 650 members dedicated to collaborative basic, translational, clinical, and applied TB research. Other current international collaborations include Padjadjaran University, Jakarta, Indonesia, Univerisity of Sumatera Utara, Medan, Indonesia, Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp, Belgium, HIV-NAT / Thai Red Cross Hopsital, Bangkok, Thailand, and Mahidol-Oxford Tropical Medicine Research Unit, Bangkok, Thailand.
Frank van Leth is an Associate Editor of the International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Diseases, and the Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health.
PhD Infectious Diseases, 2005
University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands
MSc Epidemiology, 2000
London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, UK
Diploma in Tropical Medicine & Hygiene, 1993
Royal Tropical Institute, The Netherlands
Medical Doctor (Distinction), 1989
University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands,