Dr John Kainesie

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Lecturer (Postgraduate Nursing)

I am a lecturer in public health and the module leader for the epidemiology and health improvement course at the University of Sunderland in London. I received my PhD from the London School of Hygiene and am a registered mental health nurse.

Teaching and supervision

I teach on the following course:
MSc Public Health


My research interests centre on the intersection of substance misuse and mental health.


- Kainesie, J.  Meeting the health care needs of clients with a dual diagnosis of schizophrenia and substance misuse, the role of Camden & Islington Mental Health and Social Care Trust.

- Topic for MSc policy report at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine.

- Kainesie, J. From optimism to pessimism: the perceptions and experiences of severely mentally ill substance misuse clients of methadone treatment for drug misuse. Research topic for PhD

My academic awards include:

- PhD from Reading and Middlesex Universities
- MSc and Diploma from London School of Hygiene, University of London
- MSc from the Ukranian Institute of Water Management Engineers
- BSc from Njala University College, University of Sierra Leone

I am also a Registered Mental Health Nurse (RMN).

Last updated 28 February 2024