Dr James Hargreaves BSc MSc PhD
About James Hargreaves
Social Epidemiology and Public Health Evaluation at LSHTM
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I am the Director of the Centre for Evaluation at LSHTM. I am a Read in Epidemiology and Evaluation with a focus in social epidemiology and public health evaluation. My primary interest in recent years has been in the socioeconomic epidemiology of HIV/AIDS and tuberculosis and in developing interventions to address these public health issues.
I co-developed, co-organise and do much of my teaching the Term 2 module in Evaluation of Public Health Interventions. I also teach and give lectures on a variety of other courses in Basic Epidemiology, Social Epidemiology, the summer Intensive Courses in Epidemiology and Meidcal Statistics, AIDS, Health Promotion Theory and Principles and Practice of Health Promotion. I also contribute to teaching on the first term course Extended Epidemiology.
I specialise in quantitative and mixed-method research on how interventions and policies determined outside the public health sector influence infectious diseases and social inequalities in these. My research has used a wide array of methods including cluster randomised trials, systematic reviews, cohort, case-control and cross-sectional studies as well as mixed-methods research incorporating qualitative, policy analysis and participatory techniques. I led the quantitative and process research aspects of the Intervention with Microfinance for AIDS and Gender Equity IMAGE study in South Africa, one of the earliest cluster randomised trials of a development intervention on health outcomes.
- Complex interventions
- Global Health
- Health inequalities
- Mixed methods
- Randomised controlled trials
- Sexual health
- Social and structural determinants of health
Disease and Health Conditions
- Zoonotic disease
- Sub-Saharan Africa (all income levels)
- South Africa
- Social Epidemiology
- social determinants of health
Authors' Response to: Deworming externalities and school impacts in Kenya.
Hargreaves, J.R. ; Aiken, A.M. ; Davey, C. ; Hayes, R.J. ;
Int J Epidemiol, 2015;
Strengthening Nonrandomized Studies of Health Communication Strategies for HIV Prevention.
Davey, C. ; Boulay, M. ; Hargreaves, J.R. ;
J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr, 2014; 66 Suppl 3:S271-S277
Systematic review of strategies to increase men's HIV-testing in sub-Saharan Africa.
Hensen, B. ; Taoka, S. ; Lewis, J.J. ; Weiss, H.A. ; Hargreaves, J. ;
Engagement with HIV prevention treatment and care among female sex workers in Zimbabwe: a respondent driven sampling survey.
Cowan, F.M. ; Mtetwa, S. ; Davey, C. ; Fearon, E. ; Dirawo, J. ; Wong-Gruenwald, R. ; Ndikudze, T. ; Chidiya, S. ; Benedikt, C. ; Busza, J. ; Hargreaves, J.R. ;
PLoS One, 2013; 8(10):e77080
Measuring socio-economic position for epidemiological studies in low- and middle-income countries: a methods of measurement in epidemiology paper.
Howe, L.D. ; Galobardes, B. ; Matijasevich, A. ; Gordon, D. ; Johnston, D. ; Onwujekwe, O. ; Patel, R. ; Webb, E.A. ; Lawlor, D.A. ; Hargreaves, J.R. ;
Int J Epidemiol, 2012;
Making new vaccines affordable: a comparison of financing processes used to develop and deploy new meningococcal and pneumococcal conjugate vaccines.
Hargreaves, J.R.; Greenwood, B.; Clift, C.; Goel, A.; Roemer-Mahler, A.; Smith, R.; Heymann, D.L.;
Lancet, 2011; 378(9806):1885-93
Changes in HIV prevalence among differently educated groups in Tanzania between 2003 and 2007.
Hargreaves, J.R.; Howe, L.D.;
AIDS, 2010; 24(5):755-61
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