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Dr Rebecca Baggaley

MA MSc PhD

Assistant Professor

LSHTM
15-17 Tavistock Place
London
WC1H 9SH
United Kingdom

Tel.
+44 (0)20 7636 8636

I am an Honorary Assistant Professor affiliated with the Department of Global Health and Development in the Faculty of Public Health and Policy. I am an infectious disease epidemiologist and mathematical modeller, and  I employ mathematical models and statistical analyses to study the transmission dynamics of infectious diseases and the impact of maternal and reproductive health interventions.

I gained a BA in Natural Sciences at the University of Cambridge before studying for a MSc in Control of Infectious Diseases here at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM). I went on to research HIV epidemiology and mathematical modelling during my PhD in the Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Imperial College London. Since then I have worked modelling HIV/STIs during my Sir Henry Wellcome Postdoctoral Research Fellowship held at Imperial College, as well as working as a health economist on a wide range of medical conditions during my time in industry. I returned to LSHTM in 2014 to work on maternal and reproductive health. I am currently on a career break but I'm continuing to work evaluating HIV interventions, as well as working on other projects including pneumococcus serotype distribution and Chagas disease control.

Affiliations

Faculty of Public Health and Policy
Department of Global Health and Development
Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology

Centres

Maternal, Adolescent, Reproductive & Child Health (MARCH)
Mathematical Modelling of Infectious Diseases

Research

Research Area
Decision analysis
Drug resistance
Economic evaluation
Maternal health
Public health
Sexual health
Systematic reviews
Trypanosomes
Disease control
Evaluation
Impact evaluation
Reproductive health
Modelling
Discipline
Economics
Epidemiology
Mathematical modelling
Statistics
Disease and Health Conditions
Herpesviruses
HIV/AIDS
Infectious disease
Mental health
Sexually transmitted disease
Chagas Disease
Human papillomavirus (HPV)
Lymphatic filariasis
Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs)
Sexually transmitted infection
Country
United Kingdom
Region
European Union
North America
South Asia
Sub-Saharan Africa (developing only)

Selected Publications

The Role of More Sensitive Helminth Diagnostics in Mass Drug Administration Campaigns: Elimination and Health Impacts.
Medley, G.F. ; Turner, H.C. ; Baggaley, R.F. ; Holland, C. ; Hollingsworth, T.D. ;
Adv Parasitol
Mind the gaps: What's missing from current economic evaluations of universal HPV vaccination?
Marsh, K.; Chapman, R.; Baggaley, R.F.; Largeron, N.; Bresse, X.;
Vaccine
Heterosexual risk of HIV-1 infection per sexual act: systematic review and meta-analysis of observational studies
Boily, M.C.; Baggaley, R.F.; Wang, L.; Masse, B.; White, R.G.; Hayes, R.J.; Alary, M.
Lancet Infectious Diseases
Estimating the public health impact of the effect of herpes simplex virus suppressive therapy on plasma HIV-1 viral load.
Baggaley, R.F.; Griffin, J.T.; Chapman, R.; Hollingsworth, T.D.; Nagot, N.; Delany, S.; Mayaud, P.; de Wolf, F.; Fraser, C.; Ghani, A.C.; Weiss, H.A.;
AIDS
Pandemic potential of a strain of influenza A (H1N1): early findings
Fraser, C.; Donnelly, C.A.; Cauchemez, S.; Hanage, W.P.; van Kerkhove, M.D.; Hollingsworth, T.D.; Griffin, J.; Baggaley, R.F.; Jenkins, H.E.; Lyons, E.J.; Jombart, T.; Hinsley, W.R.; Grassly, N.C.; Balloux, F.; Ghani, A.C.; Ferguson, N.M.; Rambaut, A.; Pybus, O.G.; Lopez-Gatell, H.; Alpuche-Aranda, C.M.; Chapela, I.B.; Zavala, E.P.; Guevara, D.M.; Checchi, F.; Garcia, E.; Hugonnet, S.; Roth, C.
Science
Health of women after severe obstetric complications in Burkina Faso: a longitudinal study.
Filippi, V.; Ganaba, R.; Baggaley, R.F.; Marshall, T.; Storeng, K.T.; Sombié, I.; Ouattara, F.; Ouedraogo, T.; Akoum, M.; Meda, N.;
Lancet
Modelling the impact of antiretroviral use in resource-poor settings.
Baggaley, R.F.; Garnett, G.P.; Ferguson, N.M.;
PLoS Med
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