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Biography

Dr Andrew Guise is a social scientist working in health services research linked to exploring broader questions of inequality and exclusion. His particular focus is on understanding experiences of vulnerable populations and their access to community level health care. This has included work on HIV, Hepatitis C and drug dependency. His approach is oriented to addressing the social and structural contexts for the challenges people face. Often working in partnership with community-based organisations and NGOs, Andy has worked in the UK, Kenya, Senegal, South Africa, and the USA. He completed his PhD and conducted post-doctoral work at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. This was followed by a post-doctoral fellowship with the University of California San Diego. Andy joined King’s College London in May 2017 and is developing research on how structural and community interventions can support primary care access for vulnerable groups. He currently teaches social science on the Medical course and the MSc Public Health. His teaching has included social research methods, health policy analysis, global health policy and international development.