Imperial College London


Faculty of MedicineSchool of Public Health

Honorary Research Associate



+44 (0)20 7594 3290annick.borquez06




Norfolk PlaceSt Mary's Campus





My work focuses on improving and developing mathematical models to estimate the contribution of different sources of risk to HIV incidence in a range of populations and settings. I am especiially interested in undertanding the HIV epidemic among key populations to better inform prevention programmes. Previously my work focused on the key populations of Latin America and involved developing mathematical models to study the epidemic among prison inmates in Peru and to investigate the potential impact of pre-exposure prophylaxis among men who have sex with men in Lima. 




Saldana CDR, Beletsky L, Borquez A, et al., 2022, Modelling the contribution of incarceration and public health oriented drug law reform to HCV transmission and elimination among PWID in Tijuana, Mexico, International Journal of Drug Policy, Vol:110, ISSN:0955-3959

Bradley H, Austin C, Allen ST, et al., 2022, A stakeholder-driven framework for measuring potential change in the health risks of people who inject drugs (PWID) during the COVID-19 pandemic, International Journal of Drug Policy, ISSN:0955-3959, Pages:103889-103889

Borquez A, 2022, Commentary on Savinkina et al.: Reforming drug 'detox' centers-what will it entail and where do we begin?, Addiction, Vol:117, ISSN:0965-2140, Pages:2462-2463

Vo AT, Patton T, Peacock A, et al., 2022, Illicit Substance Use and the COVID-19 Pandemic in the United States: A Scoping Review and Characterization of Research Evidence in Unprecedented Times, International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, Vol:19

Patton T, Revill P, Sculpher M, et al., 2022, Using Economic Evaluation to Inform Responses to the Opioid Epidemic in the United States: Challenges and Suggestions for Future Research, Substance Use & Misuse, Vol:57, ISSN:1082-6084, Pages:815-821

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