Philippe Mayaud

London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine

Dr. Philippe Mayaud was trained in infectious and tropical diseases in France and received his MSc in Clinical Tropical Medicine from the LSHTM. He has professional experience in HIV/STI care in French Guiana and was a District Medical Officer in the Commonwealth of Dominica from 1987-1990. Dr. Mayaud was also a researcher in a large STI/HIV intervention and research programme in Mwanza, Tanzania in the 90s. 

Dr. Mayaud is an Honorary Associate Professor in the School of Medicine at the University of the Witwatersrand in Johannesburg, South Africa and an external examiner at the School of Public Health at the University of Ghana. He is also a isiting Professor at University of Sao Paulo, Division of Infectious Diseases, through the CAPES-funded Science without Borders programme in Brazil.

Dr. Mayaud's main research interests are in the clinical management of sexually transmitted infectons (STI), the organisation of STI/HIV prevention and care services in various contexts, and the evaluation of interventions targeting the HIV-STI interactions, with a particular interest in genital herpes (HSV-2), human papillomavirus (HPV), and cervico-vaginal infections. He has participated in research on various aspects of HIV/STI control in several anglophone and francophone African countries, in China, and in Brazil through a succession of DFID-funded research programmes on HIV/AIDS & STI. Dr. Mayaud was also the coordinator of an EU/FP7 funded consortium conducting research on the evaluation of cervical cancer prevention among HIV-infected women in Africa with the HPV in Africa Research Partnership (HARP).