Dr Costas Constantinou is an Assistant Professor in Medical Sociology at the University of Nicosia Medical School and holds an honorary appointment with St George’s, University of London. Dr Constantinou holds a BA degree in Psychology and Sociology from Simon Fraser University in Canada, a MA degree in Sociology from the University of Nicosia, and a PhD in Social Anthropology from the University of Bristol, UK. He also holds a Post-Graduate Certificate in Healthcare and Biomedical Education from St George’s, University of London.
Dr Constantinou is the Medical Sociology Lead for MD6 and MBBS4, SSC and Projects Lead for MBBS4, and the Lead for Primary Care Research Projects for the MSc in Family Medicine. He has published in the area of illness experience and teaching medical sociology, and he is the author of the book “Applied Sociology of Health and Illness: a problem-based learning approach”.
His research interests are: illness experience, illness narratives, organ donation and transplantation, and teaching medical sociology.