Merle Symonds

Principal Health Adviser

Merle Symonds has 20 years sexual health operational and management experience and has previously served on British Association of Sexual Health & Society of Sexual health Adviser national councils. He has participated in a number of sexual health service implementation research trials focused upon digital care delivery and novel models of partner notification.

Meet the rest of the team

Prof. Claudia Estcourt

Principal Investigator & Clinical Academic

Prof. Paul Flowers

Public Health Psychology Lead

Prof. Ann Blandford

Professor of Human–Computer Interaction

Dr. John Saunders

Clinical Academic & Consultant Sexual Health & HIV Medicine

Dr. Jo Gibbs

Senior Clinical Research Associate & Honorary Consultant

Dr. Vanessa Apea

Consultant in Sexual Health and HIV Medicine

Prof. Pam Sonnenberg

Infectious Disease Epidemiology and Public Health Lead

Prof. Jonathan Ross

Professor of Sexual Health and HIV Medicine

Prof. Tracy Roberts

Professor of Health Economics

Prof. Andrew Copas

Director of the Centre for Pragmatic Global Health Trials

Dr. Melvina Woode Owusu

Senior Research Fellow & Programme Manager

Dr. Andrew Winter

Consultant in Sexual Health and HIV Medicine

Dr. Karen Lloyd

Senior Research Associate (Medical Sociology)

Dr. Fiona Mapp

Senior Research Associate & Trial Manager

Dr. Jen MacDonald

Research Fellow (Health Psychology)

Roos Van Greevenbroek

Research Associate (Human-Computer Interaction)

Julie McLeod

Research Associate (Health Psychology)

Merle Symonds

Principal Health Adviser

Jonathan O'Sullivan

Deputy Director Public Health

Dr. Caroline Ward

Lay representative