Tracy Seddon is a Programme Coordinator supporting Professor Feiko Ter Kuile and Dr Jenny Hill working on a variety of malaria programmes researching better treatments for women who contract Malaria in Pregnancy, trial sites are based in Kenya, Malawi, Tanzania, Mali and Malawi. Tracy also works with Dr Penny Phillips-Howard supporting administrative requirements for a Joint Global Health Funded trial in Kenya looking at the health needs of adolescent school girls. Tracy’s key responsibilities across all her programmes are financial and logistical administration, coordination of work package requirements and contributing towards other research activities including grant proposals, submissions and report preparation.
Tracy Seddon was employed by LSTM in 2009 as a Programme Administrator for several European funded programmes worth an estimated 25 million Euro’s. The Programmes included AntiMal, CRIMALDDI, and T-REC. From 2012 to 2014 Tracy worked with Professor Imelda Bates to build the Capacity Research Unit which supports Capacity Strengthening activities in hospitals, laboratories and research institutions across Africa. Tracy went on to work with the Respiratory Research Unit from May 2014 to March 2016 as their Unit Administrator. With support from Professor Stephen Gordon, Tracy was responsible for assisting the development and growth of the Experimental Human Pneumococcal Challenge (EHPC) Team supporting activities fundamental to clinical science which include; Good Clinical Practice (GCP), Research Governance, recruitment of PhD students and Clinical internships, seeking and securing new funding and organising public engagement activities.
2015 to 2020
Menstrual cups and unconditional cash transfer to reduce sexual and reproductive harm and school drop-out in adolescent schoolgirls in western Kenya – Cups or Cash
Donor: Medical Research Council
2016 to 2018
Maximising the public health impact of interventions to control Malaria in pregnancy through the translation of EDCTP funded evidence-based global policies to country level policies and plans – IMMPACT.
Donor: 2nd European & Developing Countries Clinical Trials Partnership Programme – EDCTP2,
2007 to 2017 Malaria in Pregnancy Consortium (in collaboration with Feiko Ter Kuile and Consortium partners)
Donors: Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation