Dr Louise Jackson

 

Research Fellow

Health Economics

Contact details

Telephone +44 (0)121 414 6486

Fax +44 (0)121 414 8969

Health Economics Unit
School of Health and Population Sciences
College of Medical and Dental Sciences
University of Birmingham
Edgbaston
Birmingham
B15 2TT
UK

About

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, on going
  • 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

Louise is involved in teaching on undergraduate courses within the College of Medical and Dental Sciences.

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, L. J., Auguste, P., Low, N., & Roberts, T. E. (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.

Fuller, S. S., Mercer, C. H., Copas, A. J., Saunders, J., Sutcliffe, L. J., Cassell, J. A., , Hart, G.J., Johnson, A.M., Roberts, T.E., Jackson, L.J., Muniina, P and Estcourt, C. S. (2013). Two urine-based sexually transmitted infection screening interventions targeting young men in football club settings (SPORTSMART): a pilot randomised controlled trial. The Lancet, 382, S38.

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.

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