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Professor Mark Petticrew

BA PhD

Professor
of Public Health Evaluation

Room
PHES, Room 243

LSHTM
15-17 Tavistock Place
London
WC1H 9SH
United Kingdom

Tel.
+44 (0)207 927 2009

Director of the NIHR Public Health Research Unit (https://www.phpru.online.uk). I am also a member of PIRU  - the Policy Innovation Research Unit at LSHTM (http://www.piru.ac.uk), and the NIHR School for Public Health Research at LSHTM: http://sphr.lshtm.ac.uk.

Recent papers:

How alcohol industry organisations mislead the public about alcohol and cancer.  Drug and Alcohol Review 2017. Available (£0) at: http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/dar.12596/epdf

Dark Nudges and Sludge in Big Alcohol: Behavioral Economics, Cognitive Biases, and Alcohol Industry Corporate Social Responsibility. Milbank Quarterly 2020 (Dark Nudges and Sludge in Big Alcohol: Behavioral Economics, Cognitive Biases, and Alcohol Industry Corporate Social Responsibility - PETTICREW - 2020 - The Milbank Quarterly - Wiley Online Library)

Pregnancy, Fertility, Breastfeeding, and Alcohol Consumption: An Analysis of Information Disseminated by Alcohol Industry–Funded Organizations. Journal of Studies of Alcohol and Drugs, 2019 (www.jsad.com/doi/pdf/10.15288/jsad.2019.80.524)


Other recent papers:

What does the alcohol industry mean by 'Responsible drinking'? A comparative analysis

Community Alcohol Partnerships with the alcohol industry: what is their purpose and are they effective in reducing alcohol harms?

Alcohol advertising and public health: systems perspectives versus narrow perspectives: see: http://jech.bmj.com/content/jech/early/2016/10/27/jech-2016-207644.full.pdf

Diageo's 'Stop Out of Control Drinking' Campaign in Ireland: An Analysis.

We have also recently published papers on the Responsibility Deal evaluation, relating to the alcohol, food, physical activity and health at work networks. See:

http://www.piru.ac.uk/projects/current-projects/public-health-responsibility-deal-evaluation.html#t3

 

I have also co-authored a book which provides guidance on how to do systematic reviews in public health:

Petticrew M, Roberts H (2006) Systematic Reviews in the Social Sciences: A practical guide. Oxford: Blackwell Publishing.

Affiliations

Faculty of Public Health and Policy
Department of Public Health, Environments and Society

Centres

Centre for Evaluation
Centre for Maternal Adolescent Reproductive & Child Health (MARCH)

Teaching

I currently teach on the MSc Public Health, among others, and co-organise the Health Promotion Approaches and Methods module. I am Head of the Department of Public Health, Environments and Society. 

Research

A main interest is in the evaluation of complex interventions.

One of the papers has been made freely available by J Clin Epi:

"Complex interventions and their implications for systematic reviews:
a pragmatic approach":

http://download.journals.elsevierhealth.com/pdfs/journals/0895-4356/PII…

The Responsibility Deal Evaluation is described here (with details of publications):

http://www.piru.ac.uk/projects/current-projects/public-health-responsib…

Other research has investigated tobacco industry funding of psychological research - e.g. the research of Hans Selye (see:http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20466961), and research on Type A Behaviour and CHD (http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22994187).

We have published a paper in the American J of Public Health on Islam and the tobacco industry:

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25880961

The Guardian did a nice piece on this:

http://www.theguardian.com/business/2015/apr/20/tobacco-firms-tried-und…

 

See the "Background" section for links to recent publications on alcohol and public health.

Research Area
Complex interventions
Health inequalities
Public health
Research : policy relationship
Systematic reviews
Alcohol
Food
Discipline
Epidemiology
Policy analysis
Psychology

Selected Publications

Improving Social Justice in COVID-19 Health Research: Interim Guidelines for Reporting Health Equity in Observational Studies
Antequera A; Lawson DO; Noorduyn SG; Dewidar O; Avey M; Bhutta ZA; Chamberlain C; Ellingwood H; Francis D; Funnell S
2021
International journal of environmental research and public health
Escaping the Red Queen: Health as a corporate food marketing strategy.
Cuevas S; Patel N; Thompson C; Petticrew M; Cummins S; Smith R; Cornelsen L
2021
SSM - Population Health
Evaluating complex interventions in context: systematic, meta-narrative review of case study approaches.
Paparini S; Papoutsi C; Murdoch J; Green J; Petticrew M; Greenhalgh T; Shaw SE
2021
BMC Medical Research Methodology
A new framework for developing and evaluating complex interventions: update of Medical Research Council guidance.
Skivington K; Matthews L; Simpson SA; Craig P; Baird J; Blazeby JM; Boyd KA; Craig N; French DP; McIntosh E
2021
BMJ (Clinical research ed.)
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