Projects per year
Reader and Co-Director, Centre for Health Policy
I co-Direct The Centre for Health Policy, which connects academics across the university to develop world class research and knowledge exchange initiatives.
My research expertise is in the field of public health, specialising in mental health and violence prevention.
I lead projects in Scotland and lead several transatlantic collaborations with Yale University and New York University.
I am Consultant Editor of the 'Journal of Public Mental Health', Editorial Board member of 'Mental Health and Prevention' and and co-Editor of the book 'Public Mental Health: Global Perspectives'.
In addition to my academic role, I am Director for Scotland and Northern Ireland of The Mental Health Foundation, the leading national charity for research, policy and social interventions.
Head of Mental Health Foundation Scotland, Mental Health Foundation2014 → …
- Public health
- social welfare
- mental health
- violence prevention
1/01/16 → 31/12/19
1/09/11 → …
Project: Non-funded project
Research Output per year
Depression and anxiety among people living with and beyond cancer: a growing clinical and research priorityNiedzwiedz, C. L., Knifton, L., Robb, K. A., Katikireddi, S. V. & Smith, D. J., 11 Oct 2019, In : BMC Cancer. 19, 8 p., 943.
Research output: Contribution to journal › Article
Research output: Book/Report › Other report
Activities per year
Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work types › Editorial board member
Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work types › Journal or guest editorship
Impact: Impact - for External Portal › Public understanding, information and debate