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Dr Antonis Kousoulis

MD MSc

Research Fellow

LSHTM
Keppel Street
London
WC1E 7HT
United Kingdom

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

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

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 and clinical trials, 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 75 papers in international scientific journals, and is an enthusiastic lecturer with over 115 presentations in scientific meetings. He is an experienced peer reviewer and has held editorial appointments for multiple publications including The Lancet. He is also a trustee of the Society of Junior Doctors, a Greek research charity.

Affiliations

Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology
Faculty of Epidemiology and Population Health

Centres

Global Mental Health

Teaching

Dr Kousoulis is contributing to the Global Mental Health MSc course.

Externally, he holds a teaching appointment at Oxford University, Nuffield Department of Primary Care.

Research

Dr Kousoulis' research at LSHTM focuses on public mental health as well as the historical epidemiology of the social determinants of disease emergence and spread, 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.

Among others, he has been 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 Area
Clinical trials
Health policy
Health promotion
Public health
Public health history
Social and structural determinants of health
Systematic reviews
Vaccines
Electronic health records
Impact evaluation
Inequalities
International comparisons
Outbreaks
Implementation research
Randomised controlled trials
Discipline
Epidemiology
History
Medicine
Disease and Health Conditions
Syphilis
Mental health
Pandemic diseases
Emerging Infectious Disease
Influenza

Selected Publications

The causative agents in infective endocarditis: a systematic review comprising 33,214 cases.
Vogkou, C.T. ; Vlachogiannis, N.I. ; Palaiodimos, L. ; Kousoulis, A.A. ;
2016
Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis
Refugee crisis in Greece: not a one-country job.
Kousoulis, A.A. ; Ioakeim-Ioannidou, M. ; Economopoulos, K.P. ;
2016
Int J Public Health
Socio-cultural predictors of injuries: life-course experience of hospitalised injuries during the past century in the Velestino study.
Kousoulis, A.A. ; Michelakos, T. ; Katsiardani, K.P. ; Katsiardanis, K. ; Anastasiou, A. ; Petridou, E.T. ;
2014
Int J Inj Contr Saf Promot
Malaria in Laconia, Greece, then and now: a 2500-year-old pattern.
Kousoulis, A.A. ; Chatzigeorgiou, K.S. ; Danis, K. ; Tsoucalas, G. ; Vakalis, N. ; Bonovas, S. ; Tsiodras, S. ;
2013
Int J Infect Dis
Exploring health care reform in a changing Europe: lessons from Greece.
Kousoulis, A.A. ; Angelopoulou, K.E. ; Lionis, C. ;
2013
Eur J Gen Pract
The plague of Thebes, a historical epidemic in Sophocles' Oedipus Rex.
Kousoulis, A.A. ; Economopoulos, K.P. ; Poulakou-Rebelakou, E. ; Androutsos, G. ; Tsiodras, S. ;
2012
Emerg Infect Dis
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