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Philip Anyanwu

Job Title
Associate Professor Reader
WMS - Health Sciences
Research Interests

Infectious Disease Epidemiology Digital Health Health Inequalities Healthcare in low and middle income countries Social and Public Health Policy Evaluation


Philip is an Epidemiologist with research interests in infectious disease epidemiology, social epidemiology, digital health, and social and public health policy evaluation using big data. He has experience leading and delivering research projects evaluating the mechanism of impact of policies/interventions on antimicrobial stewardship, smoking in adults and children, COVID-19, and the inequalities therein. Philip is interested in developing and evaluating digital applications for managing infectious and chronic diseases, especially in LMICs. Philip joined the University of Warwick in 2023. He currently co-leads the People and Places research theme in the NIHR HPRU-GI, in partnership with the University of Liverpool and the UK Health Security Agency (UKHSA). Philip contributes to the teaching and supervising of postgraduate taught and research students within the Warwick Medical School. He leads the Social Determinants of Health module in the MPH programme. His scholarship activities include knowledge exchange on evidence-based pedagogic practices in higher education in low and middle-income countries.

Title Funder Award start Award end
Public and Professional Engagement for Antimicrobial Resistance: Development of an engagement guide on AMR and the rapid evidence review of Health care workers knowledge attitudes practice survey. UK Health Security Agency (UKHSA) 18 Dec 2023 17 Apr 2024