Professor Jonathan Ross

Professor of Sexual Health and HIV

Email:
jonathan.ross@uhb.nhs.uk
Phone:
+44 (0)121 237 5721

Jonathan's research is focused on improving the delivery of high quality sexual and reproductive healthcare through:

  • A program of health care services research
  • Increasing research capacity within the field of sexual health and HIV
  • Supporting the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Clinical Research Network

His research partners include Birmingham City University, Aston University, Warwick University, University of Nottingham, Glasgow Caledonian University, Public Health England, and the Sanger Institute.

The sexual health and HIV research team is based within the Umbrella sexual health partnership, and comprises 15 NHS consultant medical staff, six medical trainees, one research manager, two clinical research fellows, one academic research fellow, two research nurses, one research assistant and seven PhD students. The major research themes of the unit are focused ons exual health service delivery, diagnosis and treatment of sexually transmitted infections and human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)

Jonathan is Vice-President of the British Association for Sexual Health and HIV, editor of the UK National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Health Technology Assessment journal, and treasurer of the International Union against Sexually Transmitted Infections. He is an associate editor of the journal Sexually Transmitted Infections, a member of the editorial board for the European Sexually Transmitted Diseases Guidelines, and sits on the NIHR Health Technology Assessment Commissioning Board.

He is the author of UK and European Guidelines on Pelvic Inflammatory Disease, and has written a number of chapters on pelvic infection for medical textbooks. He is a member of the Editorial Board of the Cochrane Collaboration Sexually Transmitted Diseases Collaborative Review Group, and the International Journal of STD and AIDS journal.

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