Professor Kevin Marsh

Kevin Marsh


Professor Kevin Marsh

Professor of Tropical Medicine, Director Africa Oxford Initiative

Vice-Master, Fellow

Professor Kevin Marsh has a broad research interest in child health in the tropics, with a particular focus in the immune epidemiology of malaria. He directed the KEMRI Wellcome Trust Research Programme - an international programme working on all aspects of health in East Africa, until August 2014. Kevin's particular interest is in capacity building for science in Africa. He has secured a major strategic award, from the Wellcome Trust, to support doctoral and post doctoral career development for East African Scientists. Kevin is also a member of many global health advisory groups.

He is currently supporting the development of a new platform for the acceleration of science in Africa through the African Academy of Sciences and at Oxford University he is the Director of Africa Oxford Initiative.

Professor Marsh became the College's Vice-Master in January 2021, taking over from Professor Andrew Pollard.