Dr Louise Jackson

Dr Louise Jackson

Institute of Applied Health Research
Research Fellow

Contact details

Telephone
+44 (0)121 414 6486
Fax
+44 (0)121 414 8969
Address
Health Economics Unit
Institute of Applied Health Research
College of Medical and Dental Sciences
University of Birmingham
Edgbaston
Birmingham
B15 2TT
UK

Louise is a Research Fellow within the Health Economics Unit at the University of Birmingham.

Louise’s research relates to applied economic evaluations in the areas of sexual health and women’s reproductive health. Louise is also involved in work which aims to explore the methodologies used to measure outcomes in these areas.

Qualifications

  • MSc Health Economics & Health Policy, University of Birmingham, 2014 (Distinction)
  • PhD in Geography, University of Birmingham, 1999
  • MSocSc Russian & East European Studies, University of Birmingham, 1994
  • BA Geography, Oxford University, 1992

Biography

Louise joined the Health Economics Unit in October 2012, after working in health and social care for several years.

Louise is funded by the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) to conduct health economic and cost-effectiveness analysis on interventions aiming to control and prevent sexually transmitted infections. She is also involved in work exploring the methodologies used to measure outcomes in the areas of sexual and reproductive health.

Teaching

Research

Louise’s research relates to applied economic evaluations in the areas of sexual health and women’s reproductive health.

Louise is currently leading on the health economics aspects of the NIHR funded BALLSEYE programme. This programme aims to improve sexual health in young men by implementing new methods for the treatment of male sex partners in primary care, and piloting a novel model for the promotion of STI testing.

Louise is also involved in work exploring the methodologies used to measure outcomes in the areas of sexual and reproductive health.

Publications

Jackson LJ and Roberts TE (2015) ‘Conceptualising quality of life outcomes for women participating in testing for sexually transmitted infections: a systematic review and meta-synthesis of qualitative research to inform economic evaluation.’ Social Science & Medicine, 143: 162-170.

Jackson LJ,  Roberts TE, Fuller SS, Sutcliffe LJ, Saunders J, Copas AJ, Mercer CH, Cassell JA, Estcourt CS (2015) ‘Exploring the cost-effectiveness of sexually transmitted infection (STI) screening interventions targeting men in football club settings. Preliminary cost-consequence analysis of the SPORTSMART pilot randomised controlled trial.’ Sexually Transmitted Infections, 91: 100-105.

Ogwulu C, Jackson LJ, Heazell AEP, Roberts TE (2015) Exploring the intangible costs associated with stillbirth: a structured review and synthesis of the evidence. BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth, 15(1): 188.

Fuller SS, Mercer CH, Copas AJ, Saunders J, Sutcliffe LJ, Cassell JA, Hart GJ, Johnson AM, Roberts TE, Jackson LJ, Muniina P, Estcourt CS (2015) ‘The SPORTSMART STUDY: a pilot randomised controlled trial of sexually transmitted infection (STI) screening interventions targeting men in football club settings’. Sexually Transmitted Infections, 91: 106-110.

Estcourt CS, Sutcliffe LJ, Mercer CH, Copas AJ, Muniina, P, Rait, G, Symonds M, Greaves L, Aderogba K, Traynor D, Roberts TE, Jackson LJ , Creighton S, Huckle, G, Johnson AM, Cassell JA (2015) ‘Developing and testing Accelerated Partner Therapy for partner notification for people with genital chlamydia trachomatis diagnosed in primary care: a pilot randomised controlled trial.’ Sexually Transmitted Infections, 91: 548-554.

Estcourt CS, Sutcliffe LJ, Mercer CH, Copas AJ, Saunders J, Fuller SS, Roberts TE, Jackson LJ , Sutton AJ, White P, Rait G, Johnson AM, Hart GJ, Muniina P and Cassell JA (2015) ‘The Ballseye Programme: a mixed methods programme of research to improve the sexual health of men in the UK.’ NIHR/ HTA Programme Report. In press.

Jackson LJ., Auguste P, Low N, & Roberts TE (2014). ‘Valuing the health states associated with Chlamydia trachomatis infections and their sequelae: a systematic review of economic evaluations and primary studies.’ Value in Health, 17(1), 116-130.

Whatley V, Jackson L, Taylor J (2012) ‘Improving public perceptions around cleanliness and health care associated infection in hospitals (service improvement)’. Journal of Infection Prevention, 13: 192-199.