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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 the European research lead at the Vaccine Confidence Project™. With a background in public health, infectious disease control, and health systems and policies research, she has more than 5 years of experience researching vaccine and health intervention confidence. As a social scientist, her work focuses on understanding individual and group beliefs, attitudes and confidence in health interventions and assess how these can influence public health control measures and health promotion strategies, including vaccination.

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

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

The pandemic of social media panic travels faster than the COVID-19 outbreak.
Depoux A; Martin S; Karafillakis E; Preet R; Wilder-Smith A; Larson H
2020
Journal of Travel Medicine
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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