Editors


Eric Walker

Honorary Professor Glasgow University and at Ramachandra Medical College and Research Institute, Chennai.

MBE, FRCP, Hon FFTM (RCP&S Glasgow), DSc (Madras). Dip Phil. Health and Science (Cambridge)

In UK: (1) Infectious Disease and Travel Medicine consultant - established TRAVAX, Fit for Travel and Travel Medicine Diploma. (2) Founder Dean Travel Medicine Faculty (RCP&S Glasg). (3) Past President BGTHA.

Work Overseas: Zimbabwe and then in India as physician with Christian Medical College Hospital, Vellore and Madras University. Principal collaborator for Indo-UK research/education programmes (British Council 1997-2010)

Books: ABC of Healthy Travel (BMJ), Diseases of Infection (OUP), Travel Medicine and Migrant Health (HB). Many papers on Infections, Tropical Diseases and Travel Medicine.


Mike Townend

Senior Lecturer (Hon) Glasgow University and TM diploma course (RCP&S Glasgow)

MBChB (Hons), DTM & FFTM (RCP&S Glas), Past Chair BGTHA

In UK: GP in Cumbria with travel clinic and yellow fever vaccination centre. Contributes to travel, wilderness, expedition and mountain medicine courses. Established distance-learning TM course (University of Cumbria).

Work Overseas: (1) Asia, Africa, South America, doctor for Himalayan expeditions, leader of adventure holidays and other travel groups. (2) Mother/child health doctor in rural Nepal (3) International company advisor on malaria prevention for business travellers in Africa.

Publications: books and other contributions on Travel Health services within Primary Care



Other contributors


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Adrienne Willcox

Clinical Director at A Talent 4 Health Ltd. Visiting Scholar, University of the West of England UWE (Bristol).

PhD, MA (Ed), RN, MFTM RCPS (Glasg).

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Ann McDonald

TM Education & Professional Development Board of RCP&S (Glasgow). Hon Lecturer University of Glasgow.

RGN, MSc ITH, PhD, FHEA, DTM & FFTM (RCP&S)

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Ann McLean

Independent Prescriber and Travel Health Practitioner; Clinical Director at Gecko Travel Clinic, University of Stirling.

BSc, MRPharmS, DTM, MFTM.

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Archana Prabukumar

Associate Professor in Physiology, Sri Ramachandra Medical College &Research Institute, Chennai, India

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Becky Swadling

Independent Travel Health Nurse Specialist.

RN, DTM, AMFTM (Glasgow)

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Emley Pine

Specialist Travel Health Nurse Trainer with NOMAD Travel; Independent Travel Health Lecturer.

RN, DTN,, MSc, DTM, MFTM;

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Fiona Genasi

Nurse Consultant and Division Lead in Travel Medicine at Health Protection Scotland (NHS) and for TRAVAX/Fit-for-Travel websites; Past President ISTM; Hon. Lecturer in Epidemiology, University of Glasgow.

RGN(BA), MN, FFTM, FISTM;

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George Kassianos

General Practitioner and President of BGTHA; GP National Immunisation Lead UK

RCGP. FRCGP, FBHS, FESC, FBGTHA, FAcadMEd, FFTM;

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Gerard Flaherty

Travel Medicine Physician and Professor University of Galway; Past President Travel Medicine Society of Ireland.

MD, FRCP, FFTM, MSc, FAcadMEd, FISTM;

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Jane Wilson-Howarth

General Practitioner,

MSc (Oxon), BM (So’ton), DCH, DCCH, FFTM (Glas)

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Jessica Mandizha

Travel health nurse specialist; NHS clinical research nurse and travel health teacher. 


RN, MSc, DTM.

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Kali Perrow

Associate Specialist in Infectious Diseases and Medical Lead, Travel and International Health Team (Health Protection Scotland)

MBChB, MSc (International Travel Health Sheffield); MRCP (Glasg)

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Katy Peters

Co-founder and Director 'London Vaccination Clinics'.

BN (Hons) DTropMed (LSH&TM) DTM & MFTM;

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Larry Goodyear

Professor of Pharmacology Leicester University; Chair of British Global and Travel Health Association.

MPharm, MRoyalPharmS, PhD, FFTM, FRGS, FISTM

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Sandra Grieve

Independent Travel Health Practitioner; Royal College of Nursing Public Health Forum Steering Group.

RGN, RM, BSc (Hons), DTM & FFTM; I

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Simon Collins

Manages Travel Health Clinics (Dublin).

DTM, FFTM RCPS (Glasg).

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Susanna Maybin

“Travel Health Consultant”, Medical Adviser to Voluntary Services Overseas.

MBChB, FFTM (Glasgow);


Site design & build


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Michael Walker

Site design, development and deployment. The site is custom built using the Laravel framework and deployed via Git to Heroku.

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Michelle White

Custom graphics built in Illustrator and exported to SVG, to look great on any screen size. Freelance designer and illustrator. Creator of malaria map graphics on TRAVAX for the international travel team at Health Protection Scotland.