Dr Gillian Holdsworth
Director and Co-Founder
Dr Gillian Holdsworth is a public health expert medical doctor with advanced training in epidemiological methods, monitoring and evaluation.
Gillian was the public health lead for women and children's services, health protection and the educational supervisor in the joint Lambeth and Southwark public health department, London, UK, April 2013 - July 2016. She worked for NHS Southwark (London, UK) as the public health lead for cancer screening, women and children’s services and sexual health.
She has represented the Faculty of Public Health on the International Health Links Funding Programme selection panel, a joint Department of Health and DFID initiative, to improve links between the NHS and health services in developing countries.
Her international experience includes Nepal with the Britain Nepal Medical Trust, Lesotho with DfID, London with Health Unlimited and New York with the International Trachoma Initiative.
Gillian's publicationsSyphilis is on the rise – here’s everything you need to know
Cosmopolitan, London, June 2018Web-Based Activity Within a Sexual Health Economy: Observational Study
Journal of Medical Internet Research, March 2018Part of a system: changing place of online activity within the sexual health economy
Journal of Medical Internet Research, March 2018Transforming sexual health with technology
Local Government association, July 2017Exploitation in Online Sexual Health Services: An Exploratory Study of Expert Views
Journal of Medical Internet Research, Feb 2017Setting up a youth violence prevention project in a London hospital emergency department
Journal of Public Mental Health, 2013Controlled management of public relations following a public health incident
Journal of Public Health, 1999