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Dr Lisa Arai
BA (Hons), MSc, Dip, PGCE, PhD, FHEA, FRSPH

Senior Lecturer

Department of Social Sciences and Nursing

Lisa Arai


Lisa is a social and public health scientist with around 25 years’ research and teaching experience.

She has designed and delivered modules at levels 3 to 8 and has taught on public health and health and social care programmes, as well as core academic, research and learning skills.

Her research experience and interests are in the health and wellbeing of children, young people and families, and she has particular interests in service dis/engagement, the implementation and evaluation and of public health interventions, risk in health and social care and child protection in health service settings.

In the past, she has worked at the Institute of Child Health (UCL), Institute of Education, City University (London) and the University of Bristol.

Her most recent publication is Foundations for 21st-Century Health and Social Care Theory and Practice for Nursing Associates, Assistant Practitioners, Support Workers and Beyond (Routledge) (available November 2023).

Further information

Lisa has been teaching since 2004 and has taught a variety of students at all levels.

Taught courses

FdSc Health and Social Care (Nursing Associate)

This course will provide you the skills to gain a role as a nursing associate within the NHS.

FdSc Health and Social Care (Health Care Assistant Practitioner)

Further your career and understanding of healthcare related topics such as communication, anatomy and physiology and public health, on this challenging and fulfilling course