Philippa Easterbrook

Philippa
Easterbrook

Senior Scientist, Global Hepatitis Program, Global HIV, Hepatitis and STIs Programs
World Health Organization
Switzerland

Philippa Easterbrook is Senior Scientist in the Global Hepatitis Program at the World Health Organization Headquarters in Geneva. She is an HIV and infectious diseases physician and epidemiologist who has worked in the UK, United States and Sub-Saharan Africa. At WHO, she has led the development and dissemination of global normative guidance for HIV as well as Hepatitis B and C testing and treatment. She also provides technical guidance to national programs worldwide on the implementation of hepatitis B and C testing and treatment scale-up programs as part of a global elimination strategy. For eleven years, she was Head of Department, Professor of HIV Medicine, and consultant physician in Infectious Diseases at King´s College London, and also Head of Research at the Infectious Diseases Institute in Uganda. Philippa has served as a Member of the UK Medical Research Council Infection and Immunity Committee, and was vice-chair of the World Health Organization Guidelines Review Committee. Her HIV research has encompassed epidemiology, clinical trials, operational and qualitative research, and laboratory-based studies

Philippa Easterbrook