Professor Jane Anderson
Jane Anderson is a Consultant Physician in HIV Medicine at Homerton Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust and Barts NHS Trust and holds honorary professorial appointments at Barts and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry and University College London. She undertook her PhD at London University before graduating as a doctor at St Mary’s Hospital Medical School. Her clinical and academic career has focussed on understanding and addressing the impact of HIV on underserved and marginalised communities and the associated health inequalities. In 1990 Jane established dedicated, specialist HIV services at St Bartholomew’s Hospital. In 2004 she established Centre for the Study of Sexual Health and HIV within the NHS at Homerton Hospital and in 2020 was appointed deputy director of SHARE at Barts and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry, a new research collaborative exploring health equity in HIV and sexual health. Jane’s work crosses disciplinary and organisational boundaries, bringing together biomedical, social, and political sciences in partnership with voluntary sector and community organisations. Jane co-chairs London’s HIV Fast Track Cities initiative ‘Getting to Zero’ which brings together the health and care system to address HIV across the Capital. She is Chair of The National AIDS Trust, and Co-Chair of the pan European HIV Outcomes Collaborative. She was chair of the Public Health England’s External Advisory Group on HIV and Sexual Health until PHE was dissolved in 2021. Jane is past Chair of the British HIV Association and from 2016 – 2020 was a visiting Fellow at the Kings’ Fund.