Professor Paul Newton

Head of Medicine Quality Group

Professor Paul Newton was appointed Head of the WWARN Medicine Quality Group in 2010. He is based at the Lao-Oxford-Mahosot-Wellcome Trust Research Unit in the Microbiology Laboratory of Mahosot Hospital in Vientiane, Laos. After junior doctor training in infectious disease and internal medicine in the UK he worked in the Mahidol Oxford Research Unit in Bangkok on malaria and melioidosis for four years before moving to Laos. Paul has more than 70 scientific publications in malaria.