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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

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

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

Characteristics and sexual health service use of MSM engaging in chemsex: results from a large online survey in England.
Blomquist PB; Mohammed H; Mikhail A; Weatherburn P; Reid D; Wayal S; Hughes G; Mercer CH
2020
Sexually transmitted infections
The Long and Winding Road: Archiving and Re-Using Qualitative Data from 12 Research Projects Spanning 16 Years
Dodds C; Keogh P; Bourne A; McDaid L; Squire C; Weatherburn P; Young I
2020
Sociological Research Online
HIV testing, care and viral suppression among men who have sex with men and transgender individuals in Johannesburg, South Africa.
Fearon E; Tenza S; Mokoena C; Moodley K; Smith AD; Bourne A; Weatherburn P; Palanee-Phillips T
2020
PloS one
Sexual risk and HIV testing disconnect in men who have sex with men (MSM) recruited to an online HIV self-testing trial.
Rodger AJ; Dunn D; McCabe L; Weatherburn P; Lampe FC; Witzel TC; Burns F; Ward D; Pebody R; Trevelion R
2020
HIV medicine
High acceptability of HIV self-testing in an online randomized controlled trial for men who have sex with men in England and Wales
Witzel TC; McCabe L; Gabriel MM; Weatherburn P; Ward D; Rodger AJ; Moraes YC; Bonell C; Pebody R; Harbottle J
2020
JOURNAL OF THE INTERNATIONAL AIDS SOCIETY
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
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
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