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- Senior Research Associate
- Infection & Population Health
- Institute for Global Health
- Faculty of Pop Health Sciences
Clare Tanton is an Epidemiologist in the Research Department of Infection & Population Health where she has been working since 2008. She is working within the National Institute of Health Research (NIHR) School for Public Health Research on studies related to Sex & Relationships Education. Prior to this, she was the study manager for Natsal-3 (Britain's Third National Survey of Sexual Attitudes & Lifestyles). Clare has also worked on a sexual behaviour survey within a demographic surveillance site in a rural population in Karonga, northern Malawi. Her doctoral research was on HIV prevention, specifically she worked on a trial of HSV suppressive therapy in Tanzania. She is a member of the Marie Stopes Research Ethics Committee.
Clare is currently funded by the NIHR School for Public Health Research. She is carrying out a study to examine teachers' experiences and views of providing Sex & Relationships Education. Clare is also involved in ongoing research from the Third National Survey of Sexual Attitudes & Lifestyles (Natsal-3).
Jointly with Colette Smith, Clare runs the Epidemiology & Infectious Diesases module (MSc level) run by the Research Department for Infection & Population Health, and teaches extensively on this module. She acts as a personal tutor for students on the MSc Population Health and has supervised many MSc dissertations. She also teaches externally on Distance Learning modules at LSHTM in Statistics, and has taught a course, with Soazig Clifton, for the National Centre for Research Methods on Researching Sensitive Behaviours.
|2008||PhD||Doctor of Philosophy – Epidemiology||London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine|
|2002||MSc||Master of Science – Epidemiology||London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine|
|1999||BSc||Bachelor of Science – Biochemistry||University College London|