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Peter Weatherburn

BA MSc FHEA

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 100 journal articles, a book, and over 100 research reports, monographs and book chapters.

 

Affiliations

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

Centres

Centre for Evaluation

Teaching

Peter is the lead Programme Director for the face-to-face (intensive) MSc Public Health and:

  • seminar leader on the Foundations of Health Promotion (1109) module in term 1;
  • organiser of 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

Chemsex and diagnoses of syphilis, gonorrhoea and chlamydia among men who have sex with men in the UK: a multivariable prediction model using causal inference methodology.
MacGregor L; Kohli M; Looker KJ; Hickson F; Weatherburn P; Schmidt AJ; Turner KM
2021
Sexually transmitted infections
The cost-effectiveness of case-finding strategies for achieving hepatitis C elimination among men who have sex with men in the UK.
Macgregor L; Ward Z; Martin NK; Nicholls J; Desai M; Hickson F; Weatherburn P; Hickman M; Vickerman P
2021
Journal of viral hepatitis
An update on the performance of STI services for gay and bisexual men across European cities: results from the 2017 European MSM Internet Survey.
Doran J; Weatherburn P; Hickson F; Marcus U; Reid D; Schmidt AJ
2020
Sexually transmitted infections
Sexual and Mental Health Inequalities across Gender Identity and Sex-Assigned-at-Birth among Men-Who-Have-Sex-with-Men in Europe: Findings from EMIS-2017.
Hickson F; Appenroth M; Koppe U; Schmidt AJ; Reid D; Weatherburn P
2020
INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF ENVIRONMENTAL RESEARCH AND PUBLIC HEALTH
Comparing the effects of HIV self-testing to standard HIV testing for key populations: a systematic review and meta-analysis.
Witzel TC; Eshun-Wilson I; Jamil MS; Tilouche N; Figueroa C; Johnson CC; Reid D; Baggaley R; Siegfried N; Burns FM
2020
BMC MEDICINE
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