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Peter Weatherburn

BA MSc FHEA MBPsS

Associate Professor
of Health Promotion

Room
TP 244

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

Tel.
+44 (20)7927 2797

Fax.
+44 (20)7927 2701

Peter has been the Director of Sigma Research since 1997, and has worked as a research and evaluation specialist since 1989. He manages Sigma Research’s research and development programmes at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, and is Head of the Sexual & Reproductive Health Group in the department of Public Health, Environments and Society (PHES/ PHP). In addition to sexual and reproductive health Peter is interested in development and evaluation of community and structural interventions that address health inequalities especially in relation to mental health, drug use and youth violence. He has extensive experience of needs assessment, process and programme evaluation and has written more than 90 journal articles, a book, and over 100 research reports, monographs and book chapters.

 

Affiliations

Public Health, Environments and Society
Faculty of Public Health and Policy

Centres

Centre for Evaluation

Teaching

Peter is the chair of the exam board for the face-to-face MSc Public Health and:

  • seminar leader on the Foundations of Health Promotion (1109) module in term 1;
  • organiser the Integrating Module: Health Promotion (1806) in term 3 and; 
  • Stream Advisor for Health Promotion across the MSc Public Health degree.

Research

Research Area
Health inequalities
Health outcomes
Health promotion
Public health
Research : policy relationship
Sexual health
Adolescent health
Evaluation
Evidence use
Mixed methods
Qualitative methods
Reproductive health
Discipline
Anthropology
Operational research
Policy analysis
Psychology
Sociology
Social Sciences
Social Policy
Disease and Health Conditions
HIV/AIDS
Mental health
Sexually transmitted infection
Country
United Kingdom
Kenya
South Africa
Region
Europe & Central Asia (all income levels)
European Union
Sub-Saharan Africa (all income levels)

Selected Publications

Exploring Mechanisms of Action: Using a Testing Typology to Understand Intervention Performance in an HIV Self-Testing RCT in England and Wales.
Witzel TC; Weatherburn P; Bourne A; Rodger AJ; Bonell C; Gafos M; Trevelion R; Speakman A; Lampe F; Ward D
2020
International journal of environmental research and public health
Acceptability and potential impact of delivering sexual health promotion information through social media and dating apps to MSM in England: a qualitative study.
Kesten JM; Dias K; Burns F; Crook P; Howarth A; Mercer CH; Rodger A; Simms I; Oliver I; Hickman M
2019
BMC public health
European Men-Who-Have-Sex-With-Men Internet Survey (EMIS-2017): Design and Methods
Weatherburn P; Hickson F; Reid DS; Marcus U; Schmidt AJ
2019
Sexuality Research and Social Policy
Scaling up screening and treatment for elimination of hepatitis C among men who have sex with men in the era of HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis
MacGregor L; Desai M; Martin NK; Nicholls J; Hickson F; Weatherburn P; Hickman M; Vickerman P
2019
EClinicalMedicine
Pilot phase of an internet-based RCT of HIVST targeting MSM and transgender people in England and Wales: advertising strategies and acceptability of the intervention.
Witzel TC; Gabriel MM; McCabe L; Weatherburn P; Gafos M; Speakman A; Pebody R; Burns FM; Bonell C; Lampe FC
2019
BMC infectious diseases
Estimating the 'PrEP Gap': how implementation and access to PrEP differ between countries in Europe and Central Asia in 2019.
Hayes R; Schmidt AJ; Pharris A; Azad Y; Brown AE; Weatherburn P; Hickson F; Delpech V; Noori T; The ECDC Dublin Declaration Monitoring Network
2019
Euro surveillance
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