Professor David Warrell
David Warrell is currently Emeritus Professor of Tropical Medicine (former Head), Nuffield Department of Clinical Medicine and Honorary Fellow of St Cross College, University of Oxford. He is Principal Fellow, Australian Venom Research Unit, Department of Pharmacology and Therapeutics, University of Melbourne; International Advisor, Australian DFAT-funded Myanmar Snakebite Management Project, University of Adelaide; Honorary Professor of Tropical Medicine, University of Medicine-1, Yangon, Myanmar; and Professor Emeritus, Gorgas Institute, UPCH, Lima Peru.
After training in Oxford and London, he worked at University of California San Diego, USA and then lived, worked and travelled as physician, teacher, zoologist and researcher on infectious, tropical and respiratory diseases (malaria, relapsing fevers, rabies), snake-bites, other envenomings, plant and chemical poisoning and expedition medicine, in Africa (Ethiopia, Nigeria, Kenya, KwaZulu Natal), Asia (Thailand, Myanmar, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, India), Latin America (Brazil, Ecuador, Peru, Colombia) and Papua New Guinea.
He founded the Oxford Tropical Medicine Research Network and the Wellcome, Mahidol University-Oxford Tropical Medicine Research Programme in Thailand in 1979. He is currently a core member of the WHO working group on snake-bite envenoming. He was senior editor of the Oxford Textbook of Medicine, Oxford Handbook of Expedition and Wilderness Medicine and Essential Malariology.
The Hamish Ogston Foundation makes charitable donations via its account with the UBS UK DAF (Reg. Charity no. 1153551)
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