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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
Department of 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

E-health interventions targeting STIs, sexual risk, substance use and mental health among men who have sex with men: four systematic reviews
Meiksin R; Melendez-Torres GJ; Miners A; Falconer J; Witzel TC; Weatherburn P; Bonell C
2022
Public Health Research
What is the empirical basis for converting banded ordinal data on numbers of sex partners among MSM into a continuous scale level variable? A secondary analysis of 13 surveys across 17 countries.
Mendez-Lopez A; Hickson F; Jansen K; Lachowsky N; Burns F; Folch C; Velter A; Weatherburn P; Marcus U; von Rüden U
2022
BMC Medical Research Methodology
Experiences and challenges in sexual health service access among men who have sex with men in Kenya.
Bourne A; Carman M; Kabuti R; Nutland W; Fearon E; Liku J; Tukai A; Weatherburn P; Kimani J; Smith AD
2021
Global Public Health
Structural stigma and sexual minority men's depression and suicidality: A multilevel examination of mechanisms and mobility across 48 countries.
Pachankis JE; Hatzenbuehler ML; Bränström R; Schmidt AJ; Berg RC; Jonas K; Pitoňák M; Baros S; Weatherburn P
2021
Journal of abnormal psychology
Disparities in HIV/STI burden and care coverage among men and transgender persons who have sex with men in Nairobi, Kenya: a cross-sectional study
Smith AD; Fearon E; Kabuti R; Irungu E; Kungu M; Babu H; Nyabuto C; Muthoga P; Weatherburn P; Bourne A
2021
BMJ Open
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