Dr Paul Kadetz is a Senior Lecturer and coordinator of Doctoral Studies in the Institute for Global Health and Development at Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh and a Professor of Practice in the Shiley-Marcos School of Engineering at the University of San Diego where he also serves as the co-director of Masters in Engineering, Sustainability and Health. He has also served as a long-time associate of the Centre for China Health and Humanity at University College London.

Paul completed his doctorate in International Development at The University of Oxford, where he also completed a MSc in Medical Anthropology. He holds a MPH in International Health and Development (Tulane University) and a MSN as an Adult Nurse Practitioner with training in Forensic Nursing (Vanderbilt University). Paul works across the areas of Global and International Health, Medical Anthropology, and Sustainable Development. He has designed and directed global and public health undergraduate and graduate programmes in The Netherlands, China, Rwanda, the UK, and the US, and served as the Chair of two departments. Clinically he is a registered nurse, an adult nurse practitioner, and a licensed acupuncturist.

Paul’s research has been published in over 100 journals, book chapters, and conference abstracts. His co-edited and co-authored volume, Creating Katrina, Rebuilding Resilience: Lessons from New Orleans on Vulnerability and Resiliency, was recently published by Elsevier, as was his co-edited Handbook of Welfare in China (Elgar). His forthcoming Encyclopedia of Health Humanities, for which he serves as joint Editor-in-Chief, is being published by Springer in 2022.

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