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educator , epidemiologist

David Anthony Ross, Canadian epidemiologist, educator. Research project grantee United Kingdom Overseas Development Administration, 1988-1997, World Health Organization, 1990-1997, United Kingdom Department, 1993-1999, International Development Research Center, Canada, 1993-1995, 97—, European Commission, since 1997, Medical Research Council, United Kingdom, since 1999, United Nations Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome Program, since 1999.


Ross, David Anthony was born on July 18, 1955 in Burks Falls, Ontario, Canada. Son of Philip James and Betty Ada (Wilson) Ross.


Bachelor, Oxford (England) University, 1976. Master of Arts, Oxford (England) University, 1980. Master of Science, Oxford (England) University, 1980.

Doctor of Philosophy, London University, 1997. Diploma, London School Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, 1997.


House surgeon, Hereford (England) County and General Hospitals, 1980-1981; house physician, John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford, 1981; visiting research fellow, London School Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, 1981-1983; research fellow, London School Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, 1983-1986; lecturer, London School Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, 1986-1991; senior lecturer, London School Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, since 1991. Primary health care advisor Oxfam, Ethiopia, Sudan, Egypt, 1984-1985. Director Ghana Vitamin A Supplementation Trials, Navrongo, Ghana, 1988-1992;advisory board member Band Aid, London, 1986-1988.

Member science advising committee Essential Health Interventions Project of International Development, Research Center of Canada, since 1995. Director MEMA kwa Vijana project National Institute Medical Research, African Medical and Research Foundation, London School Hygiene and Tropical Medicine Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health Trial, Mwanza, Tanzania, since 1997.


  • Avocations: walking, photography. M C.


Member Royal Society Tropical Medicine and Hygiene United Kingdom.


  • Other Interests

    Walking, photography.


Married Claudia Maria Garcia Moreno, September 1984 (divorced 1993). Married Susanne Hildegard Wedner, January 15, 1994. Children: Shona, Maurice.

Philip James Ross

Betty Ada (Wilson) Ross

Susanne Hildegard Wedner

Claudia Maria Garcia Moreno

Shona Ross

Maurice Ross