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Kathryn Risher

PhD, MHS

Research Fellow

Room
150

LSHTM
Keppel Street
London
WC1E 7HT
United Kingdom

Tel.
020 7612 7853

Kathryn (Katie) joined LSHTM in 2017 after completing her doctorate at Johns Hopkins University in Epidemiology. She holds a BA in biology, an MHS in biostatistics, and an MHS in epidemiology. Her work at LSHTM focuses on better understanding HIV incidence in eastern and southern Africa, and cross-sectional HIV incidence testing in antenatal clinics for surveillance. Her work is with the ALPHA Network.

Affiliations

Department of Population Health
Faculty of Epidemiology and Population Health

Teaching

Katie co-organises the distance learning module "Demographic Data: Sources, Collection and Evaluation," and teaches on the in-person modules "Demographic Methods," "Research Design & Analysis," and "Analysing Survey & Population Data." 

Research

Katie's research has focused on a range of HIV-related topics, including sexual behaviour and networks, mathematical modelling, population-based studies, the care continuum, and social aspects of HIV. She currently is focusing on HIV incidence, dynamics and sexual mixing.

Research Area
Public health
Statistical methods
Modelling
Discipline
Demography
Epidemiology
Mathematical modelling
Statistics
Disease and Health Conditions
HIV/AIDS
Infectious disease
Sexually transmitted infection
Country
Kenya
Tanzania
United States of America
South Africa
Region
North America
Sub-Saharan Africa (all income levels)
World