Dr Antonis Kousoulis MD MSc

Research Degree Student DrPH Fellow

About Antonis Kousoulis

Deputy Director at the Mental Health Foundation


Dr Antonis Kousoulis is a DrPH Fellow at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, Faculty of Epidemiology and Population Health.

He is the Deputy Director for Development Programmes at the Mental Health Foundation where he leads the development and delivery of evidence-based solutions for public mental health. Previously, he was Head of Business Development at CPRD (Clinical Practice Research Datalink), within the Senior Leadership Team of the UK Department of Health.

Dr Kousoulis qualified in Medicine at the University of Athens, Greece, and completed a posgraduate degree in Medical Humanities at Imperial College London, UK. He has collaborated in research protocols, among others, of the Science & Technology Studies Department at University College London, Center for Global Tobacco Control at Harvard School of Public Health, and the Clinic of Social Medicine at the University of Crete, and has received funding under various European and UK schemes for clinical or secondary research. He has published over 50 papers in international scientific journals, and is an enthusiastic lecturer showcasing participation in over 100 presentations in scientific meetings. He is also co-leading the Society of Junior Doctors, a Greek research charity, in a mentoring and scientific coordinating role, and is an Associate Editor for the BMC Family Practice journal.




Externally, Dr Kousoulis has given lectures at Oxford University, Nuffield Department of Primary Care.


Dr Kousoulis' research at LSHTM focuses on the historical epidemiology of the neglected determinants of epidemic and pandemic emergence, particularly on the collective emotional determinants affecting uptake of interventions. He has significant diverse research experience in various fields including systematic reviews, research using NHS routinely collected data, clinical trial feasibility, humanities research.

He is an investigator in various clinical or secondary research studies, including FLU-CATs (Evaluation and refinement of pandemic influenza community assessment tools), ARRISA-UK (At-Risk Registers Integrated into primary care to Stop Asthma crises in the UK), and EU-WISE (Selfcare for Long-Term Conditions in Europe - a whole systems approach).

Research areas

  • Clinical trials
  • Electronic health records
  • Health policy
  • Health promotion
  • Outbreaks
  • Public health
  • Public health history
  • Randomised controlled trials
  • Social and structural determinants of health
  • Systematic reviews
  • Vaccines


  • Epidemiology
  • History
  • Medicine

Disease and Health Conditions

  • Emerging Infectious Disease
  • Influenza
  • Mental health
  • Pandemic diseases
  • Syphilis

Other interests

  • General Practice Data
  • Public Mental Health
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