Wolf-Peter Schmidt MD MSc PhD
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Wolf graduated as medical doctor in 2000. He worked in general medicine until 2001, and then started research in neuroepidemiology and cardiovascular epidemiology at the Institute of Epidemiology and Social Medicine at the University of Muenster/Germany. He obtained his Master in Control of Infectious Diseases at LSHTM in 2004. Since 2004 he has been working for IDEU and DCVBU at LSHTM, finishing his PhD in epidemiology in 2010.
Wolf is involved in teaching the modules basic statistics and analysis and design of research studies
Wolf is interested in epidemiological methods and study design, especially with regard to infectious diseases such as diarrhoea and childhood pneumonia. Currently he is supporting research on water, sanitation and hygiene for the Environmental Health Group with particular emphasis on evaluating health promotion campaigns and behaviour change studies. He is also interested in dengue fever and HIV epidemiology.
- Complex interventions
Disease and Health Conditions
- Diarrhoeal diseases
- South Asia
- Child Survival
- Dengue Fever
Hygiene: new hopes, new horizons.
Curtis, V. ; Schmidt, W. ; Luby, S. ; Florez, R. ; Touré, O. ; Biran, A. ;
Lancet Infect Dis, 2011; 11(4):312-21
Water, sanitation and hygiene for the prevention of diarrhoea.
Cairncross, S.; Hunt, C.; Boisson, S.; Bostoen, K.; Curtis, V.; Fung, I.C.; Schmidt, W.P.;
Int J Epidemiol, 2010; 39 Suppl 1:i193-205
Sampling strategies to measure the prevalence of common recurrent infections in longitudinal studies.
Schmidt, W.P.; Genser, B.; Barreto, M.L.; Clasen, T.; Luby, S.P.; Cairncross, S.; Chalabi, Z.;
Emerg Themes Epidemiol, 2010; 7(1):5
Recent diarrhoeal illness and risk of lower respiratory infections in children under the age of 5 years.
Schmidt, W.P.; Cairncross, S.; Barreto, M.L.; Clasen, T.; Genser, B.;
Int J Epidemiol, 2009; 38(3):766-72
Household water treatment in poor populations: is there enough evidence for scaling up now?
Schmidt, W.P.; Cairncross, S.;
Environ Sci Technol, 2009; 43(4):986-92
The effect of a soap promotion and hygiene education campaign on handwashing behaviour in rural India: a cluster randomised trial.
Biran, A.; Schmidt, W.P.; Wright, R.; Jones, T.; Seshadri, M.; Isaac, P.; Nathan, N.A.; Hall, P.; McKenna, J.; Granger, S.; Bidinger, P.; Curtis, V.;
Trop Med Int Health, 2009; 14(10):1303-14
Behaviour change and competitive exclusion can explain the diverging HIV-1 and HIV-2 prevalence trends in Guinea-Bissau.
Schmidt, W.P.; Van Der Loeff, M.S.; Aaby, P.; Whittle, H.; Bakker, R.; Buckner, M.; Dias, F.; White, R.G.;
Epidemiol Infect, 2008; 136(4):551-61
Interventions to improve water quality for preventing diarrhoea: systematic review and meta-analysis.
Clasen, T.; Schmidt, W.P.; Rabie, T.; Roberts, I.; Cairncross, S.;
BMJ, 2007; 334(7597):782
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