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20052019
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Personal profile

Personal Statement

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.

External positions

Head of Mental Health Foundation Scotland, Mental Health Foundation

2014 → …

Keywords

  • Public health
  • social welfare
  • discrimination
  • mental health
  • stigma
  • arts
  • policy
  • violence prevention

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Projects 2011 2019

Research Output 2005 2019

Depression and anxiety among people living with and beyond cancer: a growing clinical and research priority

Niedzwiedz, 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 journalArticle

Open Access
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Anxiety
Depression
Research
Neoplasms
Mental Health
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Bullying
Violence
Mentors
Love
Pressure

Activities 2007 2019

Mental Health and Prevention (Journal)

Lee Knifton (Editorial board member)
2019

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesEditorial board member

Journal of Public Mental Health (Journal)

Lee Knifton (Guest editor)
2019 → …

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesJournal or guest editorship

Impacts

Transforming attitudes to mental health: using art festivals to access hard to reach communities

Lee Knifton (Participant), Neil Quinn (Participant)

Impact: Impact - for External PortalPublic understanding, information and debate

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