Luret Lar

Luret is a Public Health Physician. She did her undergraduate training in Medicine and Surgery (MBBS) from the University of Jos, Nigeria in 2003 and Fellowships of the National Postgraduate Medical College of Nigeria (NPMCN) in Public Health (FMCPH-2010) and the West African College of Physicians in Community Health (FWACP-CH-2013) after completing the Residency training at the Jos University Teaching Hospital.  

She has received several awards, notable among them is the Bandipo Prize for the Best Candidate in the Part II Examinations of the NPMCN in the Principles and Practices of Public Health in 2010. Dr Lar then moved on to working at the University of Jos (Department of Community Health, Faculty of Medical Sciences) in 2011 as a Lecturer and got promoted in 2014 to the rank of Senior Lecturer.

Dr Lar teaches undergraduate medical students Health Services Management and International Health, supervises their projects. She has taught and trained Resident Doctors on the Principles and Practices of Public Health for close to a decade.

Her research interests are in Health Systems Strengthening Research and Public Health Nutrition. Dr Lar has several publications in local and international, peer reviewed journals.