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Dr Rabeea'h Aslam

Dr Rabeea'h Aslam

Research, Medicine

Telephone number

+44 (0) 1792 606464

Email address

Welsh language proficiency

Basic Welsh Speaker

Research Links

Available For Postgraduate Supervision


Dr. Aslam is a medical doctor and works full-time in mixed-methods research at the Swansea University Medical School, London School of Hygiene Tropical Medicine, and as Honorary Research Fellow at the University of Liverpool. Her research interests lie at the intersection of transnational migration (specifically refugees and asylum seekers), community engagement, cultural psychiatry, global mental health research and policy. She has led and been part of multiple projects funded and commissioned by National Institute of Health Research (NIHR), Health and Care Research Wales (HCRW), Cochrane, and Department of Health in the United Kingdom.

She also teaches and supervise students for their undergraduate and postgraduate theses.

Areas Of Expertise

  • Asylum seeker and refugee health
  • Global Mental Health
  • Mixed-methods research

Career Highlights

Teaching Interests

Methods of evidence synthesis

Mixed-methods research




Active projects 

  • STRETCHED STRategies to manage Emergency ambulance Telephone Callers with sustained high needs - an Evaluation using linked Data
  • UPSIDES Using Peer Support In Developing Empowering Mental Health Services 
  • PROSPER Feasibility study and pilot trial of an evidence-based low intensity psychosocial intervention delivered by lay therapists for asylum seekers and refugees
  • TIME Take home naloxone Intervention Multi centre Emergency setting feasibility trial