Institute of Epidemiology & Health Care


Vasiliki Chrysikou

Vasiliki is currently working on a project investigating junior doctors' decision making practices in an Accident and Emergency Department. The project has received funding from the IOE/UCL strategic partnership fund and is led by Dr Fiona Stevenson. Vasiliki has also worked on a project which aimed to identify innovative community education opportunities for health professionals in training, which was commissioned by Faculty Development (HENCEL, HENWL and HESL) and was led by Dr Ann Griffin.


Vasiliki has a background in psychology and psychotherapy (she obtained a BSc in Psychology at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki in Greece, an MSc in Psychology at the Catholic University of Louvain in Belgium and an MSc in Family Therapy at King's College London). Whilst practicing as a psychotherapist she was awarded an ESRC studentship to conduct an MSc in Research Methods and a PhD at Loughborough University. Her doctoral thesis focused on the interaction in an HIV community setting using conversation analysis. Vasiliki's research interests include interaction between professionals and clients/patients in clinical settings; HIV counselling, argumentation practices; psychotherapeutic talk.