Williams was a student of the School and a pioneering advocate of breastfeeding, who in 1930s discovered a link between sudden weaning and malnutrition.
|Student photograph 1928-9, including Cicely Williams, 3rd row, in black coat|
In 1942 she was interened in the Changi Prison of War camp where she observed and researched malnutrition at first hand.
|Malnourished prisoners photographed by Dean Smith, Stanley Camp 1940s|
|Rice grinding at Stanley Camp|
The unique wartime papers are available for research from the archives. See our web pages
http://www.lshtm.ac.uk/library/ to access the online catalogue.