Luisa Pettigrew is a visiting clinical fellow in the Health Policy team. She is based in the department of Health Services Research and Policy at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, and in the department of Primary Care and Population Health at UCL as an NIHR Doctoral Research Fellow.
Luisa has worked as a GP since 2008, and holds a Master degree in Health Policy, Planning, and Financing. She has worked on research and policy projects relating to health systems financing, risk stratification, medical education, healthcare professional behaviour change, and the development of family medicine internationally with the World Health Organisation, World Organisation of Family Doctors, Royal College of General Practitioners, and Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. She works with the Nuffield Trust’s Health Policy team on the New Models of General Practice project.
Her doctoral project focuses on the role of inspections in general practice and their impact on quality improvement. She is currently an editorial board member of the journal Education for Primary Care and member of a NICE guidelines update committee.