Spencer Brenda

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Dr. Brenda Spencer has a position as honorary researcher with the University Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine (IUMSP), Lausanne, Switzerland. Between 1996 and 2108, she combined a senior academic position at the University of Lausanne with a post as Head of Research Section at the IUMSP. She previously worked with the French National Institute of Health and Medical Research in France, having begun her career at the University Hospital of South Manchester, U.K.  Originally trained as a psychologist, she moved to the field of  Public Health, where she has been involved in research, evaluation and teaching, and has specialised in three areas: Sexual and Reproductive Health, the use of qualitative methods in clinical research and the methodology of intervention and evaluation in Health Promotion. Key aspects of her career are innovation in research and multidisciplinary collaboration, a rigorous scientific approach to the implementation and evaluation of interventions and the critical assessment of current models, practices and norms in health promotion and healthcare provision.

Doctorat en santé publique
Titre académique: 
Maître d'enseignement et de recherche
Informations professionnelles
Biopôle 2, niveau 01 et bureau no 135

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Last Publications

Journal Article

Year of Publication: 2012

Diserens C, Bonvin R, Burnand B, Genton B, Hofner M-C, Spencer B, Widmer D, Daeppen J-B. Rev Med Suisse 8 (2012) 1353-5.

Monod S, Martin E, Spencer B, Rochat E, Büla C. Bmc Geriatrics 12 (2012) 13.

Spencer B, Koutaissoff D, Lehr H-A. Nature 481 (2012) 443.

Low N, Cassell JA, Spencer B, Bender N, Hilber AMartin, van Bergen J, Andersen B, Herrmann B, Dubois-Arber F, Hamers FF, van de Laar M, Stephenson JM. Eur J Public Health 22 (2012) 556-61.

Year of Publication: 2011

Jeannin A, Spencer B, Koutaissoff D, Dubois-Arber F. Bulletin / Office Fédéral De La Santé Publique (2011) 112-114.

Jeannin A, Spencer B, Koutaissoff D, Dubois-Arber F. Bulletin / Bundesamt Für Gesundheit (2011) 112-114.

Hope V, Jeannin A, Spencer B, Gervasoni J-P, van de Laar MJ, Dubois-Arber F. Euro Surveill 16 (2011).

Year of Publication: 2010

Monod S, Rochat E, Büla C, Spencer B. Journal Of Religion, Spirituality & Aging 22 (2010) 271-282.

Monod SM, Rochat E, Büla CJ, Jobin G, Martin E, Spencer B. Bmc Geriatr 10 (2010) 88.

Conference Paper

Year of Publication: 2011

Monod S, Martin E, Spencer B, Rochat E, Büla CJ. in:, 64th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Gerontological Society of America (GSA), Boston, United-States, November 18-22, 2011, 2011, p. 153.

Marquis J, Spencer B, Roberts A, Bugnon O, Schneider M-P. in:, 39th ESCP European symposium on clinical pharmacy & 13th SFPC congress: clinical pharmacy at the front line of innovations, 21-23 October 2010, Lyon, France, 2011, pp. 426-427.

Jeannin A, Spencer B, Lociciro S, Dubois-Arber F. in:, Swiss Public Health Conference 2011, Basel, 25.-26. August 2011 [C1], 2011.

Year of Publication: 2010

Spencer B, Cherix AZyska, Zoller M, Moix E, Rodondi P-Y, Pilet F, Cornuz J. in:, 20th IUHPE World Conference on Health Promotion, "Health, Equity and Sustainable Development", Geneva, 11th-15th July, 2010, 2010, p. [488].

Koutaissoff D, Spencer B, Burnand B, Lehr H-A. in:, Swiss Public Health Conference, Nottwil, 9-10.9.2010, 2010.


Year of Publication: 2011

Lociciro S, Meystre-Agustoni G, Spencer B. 2011, (Raisons de santé 186).

Year of Publication: 2010

Meystre-Agustoni G, Spencer B. 2010, (Raisons de santé 171).


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