Co-Director of The Vaccine Confidence Project, Assistant Professor, Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine (LSHTM), UNITED KINGDOM

Dr. Pauline Paterson is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine (LSHTM), UK and is Co-Director of The Vaccine Confidence Project.


Dr. Paterson has been researching issues of public confidence in immunisations since 2010. Specific research activities include application of the WHO Tailoring Immunization Programmes (TIP) tool to explore reasons for childhood under-vaccination in a Jewish orthodox community in London, UK, qualitative research on parental reasons for not vaccinating their child with influenza vaccine in England, and factors influencing vaccination uptake during pregnancy.

Dr. Paterson is a member of the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Health Protection Research Unit in Immunisation and has an honorary academic contract with Public Health England. Dr. Paterson has a PhD in Epidemiology, MBA and MSc from Imperial College London.