Dr David Rea

Dr David Rea

Associate Professor, Public Health

Telephone number

+44 (0) 1792 295316

Email address

Research Links

Office - 139
First Floor
Haldane Building
Singleton Campus
Available For Postgraduate Supervision

About

I am an Associate Professor. I was Programme Director for the Department’s MSc Health Care Management, and taught that MSc in Hong Kong, Malaysia, Mauritius, Saudi Arabia, and Singapore. I have supervised many MSc students, and more than ten PhD students through to completion.

I studied part-time for both my BA (Open) and my PhD in Social Policy and Administration (Kent). My research focus has been on relations of power within health and social care providers. I have been involved in promoting and enabling good practice in patient involvement in health and social care research. I am an experienced qualitative researcher familiar with a variety of empirical methods: interviews, focus groups, non-participant observation, and documentary analysis. 

I previously held University posts at Plymouth, Huddersfield, Manchester, & Brighton.

Areas Of Expertise

  • Health care management
  • Leadership
  • Strategy
  • Qualitative research methods
  • Quality improvement
  • Patient & Public Participation

Career Highlights

Teaching Interests

Health care management
Leadership
Strategy
Qualitative research methods
Quality improvement
Patient & Public Participation