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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
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

Sexual happiness and satisfaction with sexual safety among German trans men who have sex with men: results from EMIS-2017.
Appenroth MN; Koppe U; Hickson F; Schink S; Hahne A; Schmidt AJ; Weatherburn P; Marcus U
2022
Journal of the International AIDS Society
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
Understanding the potential for harm among men who have sex with men using HIV self-testing in the SELPHI online randomised controlled trial in England and Wales: a multi-method study
Witzel TC; Nicholls EJ; McCabe L; Weatherburn P; McCormack S; Bonell C; Gafos M; Lampe FC; Speakman A; Dunn DT
2022
JOURNAL OF THE INTERNATIONAL AIDS SOCIETY
Transmission dynamics of the 2016-18 outbreak of hepatitis A among men who have sex with men in England and cost-effectiveness analysis of vaccination strategies to prevent future outbreaks.
Zhang X-S; Ong JJ; Macgregor L; Vilaplana TG; Heathcock ST; Mindlin M; Weatherburn P; Hickson F; Edelstein M; Mandal S
2022
The Lancet Regional Health Europe
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