Philippa Easterbrook

Senior Scientist

Philippa Easterbrook is Senior Scientist in the Global Hepatitis Programme, HIV department at the World Health Organisation Headquarters in Geneva. She led the scientific research and programmatic vision in both development and dissemination of global normative guidance and in the implementation of HIV and hepatitis B and C testing. She holds a
first class honours in Biochemistry from University of London and a Distinction in Medicine from University of Cambridge. Within the WHO Global Hepatitis Programme, she provides technical leadership and guidance to Ministries of Health on the implementation of hepatitis screening and treatment scale-up programmes worldwide. For eleven years, she was Head of Department, Professor of HIV Medicine, and consultant physician in infectious diseases at King's College London. Philippa has served as a Member of the UK Medical Research Council Infection and Immunity Committee.

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