Professor Gail Davey

RSTMH President-elect

Professor Gail Davey is the President-elect of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine Hygiene. She has been elected to the Board in 2020.

rofessor Davey is a medical epidemiologist specialising in skin-related Neglected Tropical Diseases. In parallel with her research, she has worked to raise the local and international profile of podoconiosis, advocating for inclusion in the WHO list of Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs); ensuring podoconiosis was among the eight NTDs prioritised by the Ethiopian Federal Ministry of Health; guiding the foundation of the Ethiopian National Podoconiosis Action Network (NaPAN); and establishing Footwork, the International Podoconiosis Initiative.