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Assaf  Givati

Dr Assaf Givati

Senior Lecturer in Public Health Education

Research interests

  • Population Health


I am a Senior Lecturer in Public Health Education and Programme Director for the online MSc Public Health at King's. Prior to this I completed my Masters in Public Health (MPH) at Maastricht University (2003), before joining the University of Portsmouth (2004-2019) as a Senior Lecturer in Health Sciences, where I taught on a number of undergraduate pre-registration allied health programmes, as well as leading the undergraduate Human Physiology programme.

In 2012 I completed my doctoral thesis in medical sociology, exploring mainstreaming professional strategies by practitioners of acupuncture and homeopathy in the UK. In later research projects I studied academisation as a professional strategy in paramedic practice in England (2018), and acupuncturists in higher education in the UK (2021). I am a Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.