David Whiteley

David Whiteley

Dr David Whiteley



Dave trained in adult nursing at the University of Dundee, achieving his registration in 2005. Since then, he has built a career within the fields of infectious diseases, sexual health and blood-borne viruses. In 2014 he developed his interest in health research by undertaking a PhD, successfully completing this three years later. He joined the School of Health and Social Care at Edinburgh Napier University in 2017, and lectures on the adult nursing programme.



  • Invited reviewer for the International Symposium on Hepatitis Care in Substance Users
  • Peer Reviewer for International Journal of Drug Policy


Conference Activity

  • 5th International Symposium of Hepatitis Care in Substance Users, Oslo, 7th - 9th September 2016. Awarded New Investigator Scholarship


Fellowships and Awards

  • Edinburgh Napier University Research Conference 2016 - 3 Minute Thesis Winner
  • Shortlisted for Scottish NMAHP 2017 'Originality of Doctoral Research' Award


Invited Speaker

  • Viral Hepatitis Symposium Scotland, Edinburgh, November 2017


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