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Mr Lee Knifton

co-director - centre for health policy

Lord Hope Building

Tel : Unlisted


Personal Statement

Reader/Co-Director of The Centre for Health Policy.

I have considerable practical experience working in NHS and in the community sector in areas including mental health, addictions, disability, prisons, ethnic minorities and poverty. I have been involved in leading/chairing numerous health and policy initiatives in Scotland and the UK. In addition to establishing the Centre for Health Policy, recent and current projects include: 

  • Collaborating with the WHO on mental health rights
  • Collaborating with New York University on health policy
  • Deputy Editor of the Journal of Public Mental Health
  • Co-Editor of the book “Public Mental Health: Global Perspectives”
  • Directing Scottish Mental Health Arts Festival, reaching 100,000 citizens
  • Developing online film for global public health


  • Exploring access to mental health care services for linguistically and culturally diverse patients

    Quinn, Neil (Co-investigator) Eckler, Petya (Co-investigator) Knifton, Keith Lee (Co-investigator)

    Period 01-Oct-2014 - 30-Apr-2015
  • GE Gillian MacIntyre Yale University

    MacIntyre, Gillian (Academic) Stewart, Ailsa (Academic) Quinn, Neil (Academic) Knifton, Keith Lee (Academic)

    Period 11-Sep-2014 - 11-Sep-2015
  • The Value of Organising a Break for People with Support Needs

    Sadler, Sue (Academic) Knifton, Keith Lee (Academic)

    Period 04-Aug-2014 - 28-Nov-2014
  • Deputy Editor of The Journal of Public Mental Health

    Knifton, Keith Lee (Principal Investigator)

    Period 01-Sep-2011
  • MINDREEL Development

    Knifton, Keith Lee (Principal Investigator)

    Period 01-Aug-2011 - 31-Jan-2014
  • MHF Research Project and Tool Kit

    Knifton, Keith Lee (Principal Investigator)

    Period 01-Aug-2011 - 31-Jan-2014

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