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Ms Emilie Karafillakis

MSc

Research Fellow
& PhD candidate

Room
258d

LSHTM
Keppel Street
London
WC1E 7HT
United Kingdom

Tel.
+44 (0)20 7927 2831

Emilie Karafillakis is a research fellow for the Vaccine Confidence Project, a research group led by Heidi Larson focused on studying global vaccine hesitancy, confidence and trust. She has a background in public health, infectious disease control, and health systems and policies and holds a Masters degree in the Control of Infectious Diseases from LSHTM and a BSc in European Public Health from Maastricht University. 

Her work focuses on understanding determinants of vaccine hesitancy in European populations, and strategies addressing concerns about vaccination. She is also in charge of monitoring online sentiments around vaccination and has done some work on vaccine providers hesitancy and pregnant women's confidence about vaccination. 

 

Emilie is also a PhD Candidate at the school. Her project focuses on issues of trust and confidence around HPV vaccination in Europe.

Affiliations

Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology
Faculty of Epidemiology and Population Health

Centres

Vaccine Centre

Teaching

Emilie is contributing to teaching activities for the following courses:

  • Foundations for health promotion
  • Qualitative methodologies

Research

More details about the Vaccine Confidence Project can be found here.

Research Area
Health policy
Public health
Risk
Systematic reviews
Vaccines
Global Health
Immunisation
Qualitative methods
Discipline
Policy analysis
Social Sciences
Vaccinology

Selected Publications

Vaccination: Is There a Place for Penalties for Non-compliance?
Chantler T; Karafillakis E; Wilson J
2019
Applied health economics and health policy
HPV vaccination in a context of public mistrust and uncertainty: a systematic literature review of determinants of HPV vaccine hesitancy in Europe.
Karafillakis E; Simas C; Jarrett C; Verger P; Peretti-Watel P; Dib F; De Angelis S; Takacs J; Ali KA; Pastore Celentano L
2019
Human Vaccines & Immunotherapeutics
The life-course approach to vaccination: Harnessing the benefits of vaccination throughout life
Tate J; Aguado T; Belie JD; Holt D; Karafillakis E; Larson HJ; Nye S; Salisbury D; Votta M; Wait S
2019
Vaccine
The role of healthcare providers in HPV vaccination programs – A meeting report
Vorsters A; Bonanni P; Maltezou HC; Yarwood J; Brewer NT; Bosch FX; Hanley S; Cameron R; Franco EL; Arbyn M
2019
Papillomavirus Research
The paradox of vaccine hesitancy among healthcare professionals.
Karafillakis E; Larson HJ
2018
Clinical microbiology and infection
Vaccine hesitancy among healthcare workers in Europe: A qualitative study.
Karafillakis E; Dinca I; Apfel F; Cecconi S; Wűrz A; Takacs J; Suk J; Celentano LP; Kramarz P; Larson HJ
2016
Vaccine
Effectiveness and impact of rotavirus vaccines in Europe, 2006-2014.
Karafillakis E; Hassounah S; Atchison C
2015
Vaccine
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