Dr Tariq Sadiq
Dr Sadiq, Principal Investigator for eSTI2, is Senior Lecturer in HIV and Sexual Health Medicine and Honorary Consultant Physician at St George’s Healthcare NHS Trust. His research interests include polymicrobial interactions in disease syndromes, personalised medicine technologies and pharmacokinetics and genetics of HIV therapies.
Professor Philip Butcher
Philip Butcher is PI for a Wellcome Trust funded bacterial microarrays community resource, and has pioneered diagnostic microarray use for CNS viral infections and STIs.
Dr Jason HindsJason Hinds is a UK bacterial microarray lead with extensive technical expertise in design and utilisation in translational microbiology projects, managing over 80 worldwide collaborative research projects.
Dr Tim PlancheTim Planche has led on developing a national diagnostic strategy for Clostridium difficile.
Dr Philip Hay
Phillip Hay is an international authority on bacterial vaginosis.
Dr Pippa Oakeshott
Pippa Oakeshott has conducted large community based Chlamydia screening trials with Phillip Hay.
Prof Sanjeev Krishna
Sanjeev Krishna is Professor of Molecular Parasitology and Medicine at St. George’s, University of London’s Centre for Infection. He read Natural Sciences at Cambridge and completed a medical degree at Oxford in 1982. He began clinical studies on malaria in the Wellcome Trust Unit in Thailand and completed a DPhil at the Weatherall Institute of Molecular Medicine. He has held a Wellcome Clinical Fellowship at St. George’s and is a Fellow of the Academy of Medical Sciences.
Professor George Griffin
George Griffin has been instrumental to success of numerous research consortia at St George’s, University of London.
Dr Ken Laing
Senior Lecturer Division of Clinical Sciences interests in development and application of "novel technologies" associated with functional genomics and diagnostics in the field of infection and immunity.
Dr Achyuta Nori
Marcus is a clinical scientist and PhD student based at St George's University of London
Christine Chow BSc (Hons) MPH
Christine has a diverse background in lab research, public health, project management, medical writing and protocol development. [I] will be leading on the development, R&G, and implementation of the eSTI2 exploratory/pilot studies.
- Dr Tariq Sadiq
- Professor Philip Butcher
- Dr Jason Hinds
- Dr Timothy Planche
- Dr Phillip Hay
- Dr Pippa Oakeshott
- Prof Sanjeev Krishna
- Prof. George Griffin
- Dr Ken Laing
- Dr Achyuta Nori
- Marcus Pond
Dr Pam Sonnenberg
Pam Sonnenberg, an HIV/STI epidemiologist, leads the STI work-package of the third National Survey of Sexual Attitudes and Lifestyles (Natsal 2010).
Prof Graham J Hart
Graham Hart is Director of the UCL Division of Population Health. His research interests include sexual risk behaviour and the prevention of HIV and STIs.
Dr Catherine Mercer
Cath is a statistician and has contributed to a number of sexual health studies from which she has published extensively and presented nationally and internationally.
Ms Catherine Aicken
Catherine (MSc. Public Health) joined UCL in 2008 as study co-ordinator for the MRC-funded MSTIC study. She is now a PhD student on eSTI2.
Researcher, eSTI2 Qualitative sub-study with young people
- Dr Pam Sonnenberg
- Prof Graham J Hart
- Dr Catherine Mercer
- Ms Catherine Aicken
- Sebastian Fuller
Prof Wamadeva Balachandran
Wamadeva Balachandran has led research in the field of microfluidics for more than 20 years.
Dr Kate Hone
Dr Hone’s academic background is in psychology and cognitive ergonomics; she has more than 15 years experience working in the field of human-computer interaction.
Dr Jasna Kuljis
Jasna Kuljis research interests are human computer interaction, information visualization, visual programming, e-learning
Dr Voula Gkatzidou
Dr Gkatzidou is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow, working on the user interface development and evaluation of the esti2 mobile and web system. Her interests include Human computer interaction (HCI), usability, accessibility, and mobile technologies.
Thomas Stead is a PhD student in the School of Information Systems and Computing. He has a background in Product Design and experience working in the telecoms and medical device sectors. His research interests include Human Factors for mobile health technology and User Centred Design.
- Prof Wamadeva Balachandran
- Dr Kate Hone
- Dr Jasna Kuljis
- Dr Voula Gkatzidou
- Thomas Stead
Dr Claudia Estcourt
Claudia Estcourt has extensive experience in interventions to reduce STI transmission including partner notification trials, health service and public health research.
Trial manager and researcher for eSTI work stream 4, is Programme Manager and Senior Researcher at QMUL, Barts and The London School of Medicine & Dentistry. Her research interests include Health Services Research, STIs, Partner notification and Ethics.
Jo Gibbs is a PhD student who has completed her specialist training in GU medicine. Interested in all aspects of sexual health, she is currently focusing on the legal, regulatory & ethical issues surrounding eHealth STI care pathways and on the development and introduction of an online clinical care pathway for the management of sexually transmitted Chlamydia trachomatis.
- Dr Claudia Estcourt
- Lorna Sutcliffe
- Christine Chow
- Jo Gibbs
Prof Ala Szczepura
is Professor of Health Services Research in Warwick Medical School.
Professor Szczepura has specific research interests in health technology assessment (HTA); new and emerging technologies; and service provision for older people and ethnic minority populations. Professor Szczepura was a founder member of the UK National Academic Forum for Health Informatics.
Prof Stewart Robinson
Professor of Operational Research. Over 20 years experience in simulation and modelling both as a researcher and a consultant.
- Prof Ala Szczepura
- Prof Stewart Robinson
- Sue Eaton
Dr Catherine Lowndes
Catherine Lowndes co-ordinates the sentinel network of HPA collaborating GUM clinics and laboratories.
Dr Jayshree Dave
I am a Public Health England Collaborating Consultant Microbiologist based at St Georges Hospital, London. Also the HPA Regional Microbiology Network lead for sexually transmitted infections in London.
Prof Catherine Ison
Director of the Sexually Transmitted Bacteria Reference Laboratory providing Reference Services for gonorrhoea, chlamydia and syphilis; and national and European surveillance of antimicrobial resistant gonorrhoea.
Prof Noel Gill
Noel Gill co-ordinates the range of HIV/STI prevention surveillance systems used to inform national policy and practice.
Dr Stephanie ChisholmStephanie Chisholm coordinates GRASP microbiology and leads research on gonococcal resistance.
Dr Emma Harding-Esch
Emma Harding-Esch is an epidemiologist with experience in infectious disease control and surveillance, evaluations of rapid point-of-care tests, and clinical trial coordination.
- Dr Catherine Lowndes
- Dr Jayshree Dave
- Prof Catherine Ison
- Prof Noel Gill
- Dr Stephanie Chisholm
- Emma Harding-Esch
Mr Mike Jackson
Mike Jackson has a background in research and development and 25 years of experience in writing and project managing large scale research and development programmes.
- St George's, University of London
- University College London
- Brunel University West London
- Queen Mary University of London
- Warwick University
- Public Health England
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