Clare Chandler (PhD) is a medical anthropologist who leads the Anthropology of Antimicrobial Resistance research group at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, which aims to bring critical social scholarship to global health topics including AMR. She co-founded the LSHTM Antimicrobial Resistance Centre, which works to inspire innovation through interdisciplinary engagements.
She is known for her anthropological work on medicines and health care in resource limited settings. Her research is primarily ethnographic but also incorporates historical, epidemiological and interventional approaches. Her long-term research has taken place in Uganda and Tanzania and she has also led studies in Ghana, Nigeria, Cameroon, Sierra Leone, Malawi, Zimbabwe, India, Cambodia, Thailand, Myanmar and the United Kingdom.
She has a keen interest in capacity strengthening both in practice and as a research topic. She has provided technical advice to the UK Government, WHO, LMIC governments and the media on topics including Ebola, malaria and AMR. She serves on numerous professional and policy committees internationally.