Imperial College London

ProfessorHelenWard

Faculty of MedicineSchool of Public Health

Professor of Public Health
 
 
 
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Contact

 

+44 (0)20 7594 3303h.ward Website

 
 
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Location

 

158Norfolk PlaceSt Mary's Campus

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Summary

 

Collaborators

Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation., Banbury Center, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, I was invited to organise and co-chair a Banbury meeting on HIV prevention in Sub-Saharan Africa, "Maximizing Impact of New HIV Prevention Technologies in Sub-Saharan Africa". Led to an edited collection of articles in the Journal of the International AIDS Society, 2017 - 2019

Jan-Olov Hoog, Karolinska Institute, Innovation graduate education, 2014

Dr Valerie Delpech, Public Health England Colindale, HIV surveillance and control, 2012

Dr Katy Turner, University of Bristol, Chlamydia control, partner notification, 2011

Dr Gwenda Hughes, Public Health England Colindale, Surveillance and control of sexually transmitted infections, 2010

Dr Patricia Garcia, Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia (UPCH), Cost effectiveness STI control, 2010

Dr James Blanchard, Professor of Community Health Sciences & Medical Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Manitoba., University of Manitoba, Epidemiology of Chlamydia trachomatis, 2010

Professor Catherine Ison, Public Health England Colindale, Surveillance and molecular epidemiology of gonorrhoea and chlamydia trachomatis including lymphogranuloma venereum, 2004

Dr Sevgi Aral, Centres for Disease Control, Atlanta, Epidemiology and control of sexually transmitted infections, 2003

Professor Sophie Day, Goldsmith's College, London University, Sex work and health, patient experience, research methods, 1986

Guest Lectures

Building the university of the future, Coursera, Coursera, India, 2020

A global network of universities to support the delivery of the sustainable development goals: meaningful and ethical partnerships in the age of digital learning, Coursera, 8th annual Conference, Chicago (moved to online meeting), 2020

HIV prevention and STI risk: three decades of syndemic synergies (Keynote), Society for the Study of Sexually Transmitted Diseases in Ireland, Society for the Study of Sexually Transmitted Diseases in Ireland, Royal Marine Hotel, Dun Laoghaire, 2019

Impact of HIV PrEP on risk compensation and STI epidemiology – what does the evidence show?, STI and HIV 2019 World Congress, STI and HIV 2019 World Congress, Vancouver., 2019

Contemporary prevention strategies for HIV and STI: time to go back to basics?, Pre-Congress Symposium on Phase Specific Strategies for STI and HIV Control Redux: Resurgence, concentrations, networks, key populations, and magic bullets., STI and HIV 2019 World Congress, Vancouver., 2019

Novel approaches to public and patient involvement: diversity, inclusion and collaboration (Keynote), NIHR Biomedical Research Centres in Oncology Workshop, Royal College of Nursing, London., 2019

Social science in translational biomedical research: the importance of collaboration (Keynote), ESRC NIHR Social Science Research Methodologies Workshop: Tackling Antimicrobial Resistance, Imperial College London., 2019

EIT Health, mixed-model research and the integration of innovation in academia., European Scientific Panel for Health 'Better research for better health' conference., Brussels, 2016

What does the ACCEPT Trial mean for chlamydia control policy?, STI and HIV World Congress, Brisbane, Australia, 2015

Plenary session: An overview of social and behavioural sciences, STI and AIDS World Congress 2013, 14–17 July, Vienna., 2013

Sex Work in Europe: Patterns and Trends, International Union against Sexually Transmitted Infections, Parnu, Estonia, 2006

Plan or market? Capacity issues in sexual health, British Association for Sexual Health and HIV Spring Meeting, Nottingham, 2006

Prevention strategies for sexually transmitted infections: the importance of network structure and epidemic phase, International Society for the Study of Sexually Transmitted Disease Research, Centres for Disease Control and Prevention Symposium, Amsterdam, 2005

Sexual networks and the prevention of HIV and STI, Eleventh Annual Conference of the British HIV Association with the British Association for Sexual Health and HIV, Dublin, 2005

Sex work in the UK and Europe: changing demographics, changing patterns., International Society for the Study of Sexually Transmitted Disease Research, 15th Congress, Ottawa, Canada, 2003

Molecular typing: what contribution to the control of sexually transmitted infections?, International Society for the Study of Sexually Transmitted Disease Research, 15th Congress, Ottawa, Canada, 2003

Research Student Supervision

Davies,B, The contribution of Chlamydia trachomatis to adverse reproductive health and the implications for control policy: a population based retrospective cohort study

Rai,T, The impact of migration on HIV risk and the determinants and patterns of HIV-relevant behaviour among migrant workers and their families in India

Ronn,M, Determinants of epidemic curves: Analysis of gonorrhoea, syphilis and lymphogranuloma venereum in England and Wales