Dung Jidong

Dung Jidong


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    M13 9PL Manchester

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Dr Jidong is a clinical academic researcher leading numerous evidence-based research projects, including randomised controlled trials on the cultural adaptation of psychological interventions for mental health disorders across the DSM-5 axes among the British African and Caribbean population in the UK/USA/Canada and in the African and Caribbean countries, such as Nigeria, Kenya, Ghana, Jamaica, Trinidad & Tobago and Barbados.  His research also received numerous accolades, such as the 2022 University of East London Diversity Award for his excellent research impact on cross-cultural mental health (https://youtu.be/wjKlJxy5sE0), the 2017 and 2018 Delegates Choice Poster Winner at the British Psychological Society’s (BPS) Annual Conferences in Brighton and Nottingham, UK. Dr Jidong has achieved the full Chartered member status of the British Psychological Society, Division for Teachers and Researchers in Psychology (CPsychol), and he is a certified Fellow of the UK Higher Education Academy (FHEA).

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 4 - Quality Education
  • SDG 5 - Gender Equality
  • SDG 8 - Decent Work and Economic Growth
  • SDG 10 - Reduced Inequalities
  • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions
  • SDG 17 - Partnerships for the Goals

External positions

Senior Research Fellow, Mersey Care NHS Trust

Areas of expertise

  • RA0421 Public health. Hygiene. Preventive Medicine
  • RB Pathology
  • HV Social pathology. Social and public welfare
  • HT Communities. Classes. Races

Research Beacons, Institutes and Platforms

  • Global inequalities
  • Healthier Futures


  • Clinical psychology
  • Global mental health
  • Cultural Competency
  • Cultural-adaptation
  • Mental health
  • Digital health
  • Psychological intervention
  • African-Caribbean
  • Racism


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