Dr Antonis Kousoulis


Research Fellow

Keppel Street
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.


Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology
Faculty of Epidemiology and Population Health


Global Mental Health


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.


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
Electronic health records
Impact evaluation
International comparisons
Implementation research
Randomised controlled trials
Disease and Health Conditions
Mental health
Pandemic diseases
Emerging Infectious Disease

Selected Publications

Refugee crisis in Greece: healthcare and integration as current challenges
Moris, D.; Kousoulis, A.
Perspectives in Public Health
The causative agents in infective endocarditis: a systematic review comprising 33,214 cases.
Vogkou, C.T. ; Vlachogiannis, N.I. ; Palaiodimos, L. ; Kousoulis, A.A. ;
Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis
Diabetes self-management arrangements in Europe: a realist review to facilitate a project implemented in six countries.
Kousoulis, A.A. ; Patelarou, E. ; Shea, S. ; Foss, C. ; Ruud Knutsen, I.A. ; Todorova, E. ; Roukova, P. ; Portillo, M.C. ; Pumar-Méndez, M.J. ; Mujika, A. ; Rogers, A. ; Vassilev, I. ; Serrano-Gil, M. ; Lionis, C. ;
BMC Health Serv Res
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. ;
Int J Infect Dis
Exploring health care reform in a changing Europe: lessons from Greece.
Kousoulis, A.A. ; Angelopoulou, K.E. ; Lionis, C. ;
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. ;
Emerg Infect Dis
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