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Pippa Grenfell


Research Fellow

Theme C: Improving the care and management of people with STIs and BBVs

London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine

Pippa Grenfell is a sociologist at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM), where she has worked since 2007.

Pippa’s research focuses on the ways in which social, political and other contextual factors shape experiences of HIV, stigma and other health issues. Pippa uses qualitative, mixed-method and participatory approaches to explore these questions and have worked on research projects with migrants, gay, bisexual and other men who have sex with men, sex workers, and people who inject drugs, in the UK, Portugal and Peru.

Pippa is also involved in teaching in the areas of social research, sexual health and qualitative methods including supervising MSc and PhD students, at LSHTM. She has an undergraduate degree from the University of Edinburgh, a Masters degree from LSHTM and is currently a PhD candidate in Public Health Sociology, also at LSHTM.

Pippa is responsible for the day-to-day management of the Pathways Project, under the supervision of Professor Tim Rhodes, and in conjunction with Lucy Cullen. She is also one of the interviewers on the study.