Luke Aldridge

Luke

Co-fellow

William

William Mugabi

Placement Country: Uganda
Title: Monitoring and Evaluation Officer
Partner: LifeNet International
I am motivated by the opportunity to engage and impact the life of my neighbor, in every country where she or he may live, to promote a more healthy, fruitful, and just global community.

Luke Aldridge grew up in Louisville, Kentucky. After completing a Bachelor of Science in psychology, Luke attended King’s College London and the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine where he received a Master of Science in global mental health. For his thesis, Luke partnered with Sangath and the Public Health Foundation of India to study help-seeking behavior for mental disorders in rural India.Most recently, Luke has worked as a statistical consultant for Transcultural Psychosocial Organization (TPO) Nepal, where he evaluated a community-based treatment program for people with severe mental disorders in Nepal. In his free time, Luke loves to enjoy the great outdoors, play sports, find used bookshops, eat breakfast burritos, and adventure.