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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Projets de recherche en cours (collaborateur)

Last Publications

Journal Article

Year of Publication: 2010

Dubois-Arber F, Jeannin A, Spencer B, Gervasoni J-P, Graz B, Elford J, Hope V, Lert F, Ward H, Haour-Knipe M, Low N, van de Laar M. Bmc Infect Dis 10 (2010) 290.

Year of Publication: 2009

Spencer B. Sexologos (2009) 17-19.

Elford J, Jeannin A, Spencer B, Gervasoni J-P, van de Laar MJ, Dubois-Arber F. Euro Surveill 14 (2009).

Year of Publication: 2008

Spencer B, Broesskamp-Stone U, Ruckstuhl B, Ackermann G, Spoerri A, Cloetta B. Health Promot Int 23 (2008) 86-97.


Year of Publication: 2009

Van de Laar M[coord.], Dubois-Arber F, Spencer B, Jeannin A, Gervasoni J-P, Graz B, Hope V, Elford J, Lert F, Ward H, Low N, Haour-Knipe M. 2009.

Meystre-Agustoni G, Spencer B. 2009, (Raisons de santé 156).

Year of Publication: 2008

Low N, Cassell J, Spencer B, Bender N, Hilber AMartin, van Bergen J, Andersen B, Dubois-Arber F, Hermann B, Stephenson J, Hamers F. 2008.

Balthasar H, Spencer B. 2008, (Raisons de santé 145).

Year of Publication: 2007

Spencer B, Dubois-Arber F. University of Toronto, Canada, August 19-23, Institut universitaire de médecine sociale et préventive (IUMSP), 2007.

Balthasar H, Spencer B. 2007, (Raisons de santé 138).

Year of Publication: 2006

Balthasar H, Spencer B. Lausanne, Institut universitaire de médecine sociale et préventive (IUMSP), 2006, (Raisons de santé 126).

Conference Paper

Year of Publication: 2009

Monod S, Rochat E, Spencer B, Büla CJ. in:, Gerontological Society of America (GSA) 62nd Annual Scientific Meeting, Atlanta, Georgia, November 18-22, 2009, 2009, p. 219.

Jaunin-Stalder N, Spencer B, Daeppen J-B, Pécoud A. in:, 15th Wonca Europe Conference, Basel (Switzerland), 16-19 September 2009, 2009, p. 121 S.

Year of Publication: 2008

Dubois-Arber F, Jeannin A, Balthasar H, Spencer B, Staub R. in:, Abstract book : XVII International AIDS Conference, 3-8 August, 2008. Vol. 2, Geneva, Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS, 2008, pp. 307-308.

Singy P, Spencer B, Bourquin C, Prikhodkine A, Schaffter M, Guex P. in:, Regenerative medicine : CHUV research day, January 17, 2008, Lausanne, Université de Lausanne ; Ecole polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne, 2008, p. 18.

Year of Publication: 2006

Singy P, Schaffter M, Bourquin C, Prikhodkine A, Spencer B, Guex P. in:, Neurosciences & Psyche : CHUV research day, February 2, 2006, 2006, p. 163.

Book Chapter

Year of Publication: 2008

Spencer B. in:, 2008, pp. 62-66.


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