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Meet the global health team

Our global health initiatives team works with partners worldwide to make measurable impacts on global health.

Contact us to talk about how we can work together to make sustainable changes or find out more about our global health initiatives.

  • Lalitha Bhagavatheeswaran

    Engagement and Knowledge Manager, Global Health

  • Henry Spilberg

    Associate Publisher

  • Kieran Walsh

    Clinical Director

  • Morgan Kindberg

    Programme Manager

Lalitha Bhagavatheeswaran

Engagement and Knowledge Manager, Global Health

Lalitha joined BMJ in 2018 and is the Engagement and Knowledge Manager for BMJ’s global health initiatives.

Previously, Lalitha has worked for organisations such as at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM), Royal Society of Medicine, Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto Wellcome Trust.

She has a wealth of experience in programme management, mixed-methods research and has conducted fieldwork in Uganda, Namibia, and India.

In unison with her current role, Lalitha is a steering committee member of the South Asian Adolescent Diabetes Awareness Programme at the Dalla Lana School of Public Health (University of Toronto) and the Chair of the Board of Trustees at the Global Health Film Initiative.

Lalitha has an MSc in Public Health from LSHTM, a Harvard School of Public Health, Department of Immunology and Infectious Diseases summer session qualification in global infectious diseases, and a BSc in Integrative Biology and Health Studies from the University of Toronto.

Henry Spilberg

Associate Publisher

An accomplished STM publisher with more than 20 years' experience, Henry works in the journals division of BMJ. He is responsible for managing a prestigious list of open access and hybrid biomedical journals, including society-owned, co-owned, and proprietary titles.

Henry is well established in STM publishing, so is well placed to help your organisation build a strong connection with new audiences through the form of supplements.

Kieran Walsh

Clinical Director

Kieran is the editorial lead for our medical education and clinical decision support products. He has a vast amount of online medical education experience, clinical decision support, face-to-face delivery of medical education, and summative and formative assessment.

Kieran has published over 200 papers in the biomedical literature and has published four books. He is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy, of the Royal College of Physicians of Ireland, the Academy of Medical Educators, and Adjunct Associate Professor at Monash University. In the past, he worked as a hospital doctor specialising in general internal medicine and geriatric medicine.

Kieran regularly contributes to BMJ Opinion with thought-provoking blogs and articles on the need for more and better continuous professional development within modern healthcare systems.

Morgan Kindberg

Programme Manager

Morgan joined BMJ in 2018. As Programme Manager at BMJ, Morgan manages the global health initiatives, designs projects, and monitors and reports on the impact of programmes.

She has implemented a variety of global health programmes in areas including global health security, nutrition and maternal, newborn and child health.

Before joining BMJ Morgan was responsible for a number of high value development and humanitarian programmes in the Horn of Africa, with a particular focus on marginalised and hard to reach populations. This included monitoring and evaluation, reporting, and contract, budget and stakeholder management.

Morgan has her M.A.(Hons) in International Relations from University of St Andrews and her Master’s degree in Politics, Security, and Integration from University College London. She also has a PRINCE2 programme management qualification.