Dr Carlos Moreno-Leguizamon BA Hons, PGCEHE, MA, PhD

Senior Lecturer, Health Development

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Carlos Moreno-Leguizamon

Dr Carlos Moreno-Leguizamon

Senior Lecturer, Health Development

Dr Carlos Moreno-Leguizamon is a Senior Lecturer for Health Development in the School of Human Sciences at the University of Greenwich.

Carlos joined the University of Greenwich Natural Resources Institute in 2003, following two separate secondments to Colombia and India as an Evaluation Consultant and Advisor for the United Nations Development Programme.

In 2007, he moved into the Faculty of Health & Education gaining broad experience as senior lecturer on undergraduate to doctoral level programmes, and is currently course coordinator for Cultural Competency in Health & Social Care on the undergraduate programme.

Posts held previously:

  • 2003-07, Senior Research Fellow (with the NRI Research Impact programme), University of Greenwich, Natural Resources Institute
  • 2000-02, Evaluation Advisor, United Nations Development programme, India

Responsibilities within the university

  • Senior Lecturer, Health Development, School of Human Sciences
  • Lecturer on the BSc Hons Health & Wellbeing; and BSc Hons Public Health courses
  • Course coordinator for Cultural Competency in Health & Social Care


Research / Scholarly interests

His research interest is on health inequalities and services for Black Minority and Ethnic Communities (BME) in the South East of England. His accomplishments include securing three research grants, the consolidation of the Learning Alliance Approach to Health Services, and research on various health matters such as postnatal depression, chronic pain, end of life, palliative care and inter-partner violence.

He also has extensive experience in developing, monitoring and evaluation frameworks, as well as documenting the impact of research projects through the Learning Alliance methodology.

Key funded projects

  • ESRC/FAPESP Cross-cultural Learning Alliance: to reduce the perpetration of intimate partner violence by substance abusers within Brazil (University of Sao Paulo ) and UK (King's College, the Open University and the University of Greenwich), 2014
  • Health Education Sussex Surrey Kent: end of life practices in black minority and ethnic groups in the UK, 2014
  • RAE Competitive Investment Round Research and Enterprise Investment Programme 2013/14: cross-cultural pain narrative in black minority and ethnic groups with a particular focus on interdisciplinary approaches by health professionals, 2012
  • Higher Education Funding Council for England: created a Special Interest Group (SIG) using a Learning Alliance approach to focus on issues of health inequalities among BME Communities, a supported action research project with Black and Minority Ethnic (BME) communities, local authorities and voluntary organisations in Kent within the South East Coastal Communities Project. This project was designed and implemented jointly with the Universities of Greenwich, Kent and Canterbury Christ Church, 2010
  • Research impact assessment of the European Consortium for Agriculture Research in the Tropics (ECART) to the Forum for Environmental and Agricultural Research in Africa (FARA) for the Integrated Agricultural Research for Development / Sub-Saharan Challenge Programme in Mozambique, Zimbabwe, Malawi, Nigeria, Niger, Congo, Uganda and Rwanda. 2005-07
  • Department For International Development: documentation of the implementation of a research monitoring and evaluation framework for an interdisciplinary scientific project programme on environmental and technologies on crop protection strategies in Kenya and Tanzania, 2005-06

Recent publications


Schouler-Ocak, Meryam , Moreno Leguizamon, Carlos, Kenneth Moran, James, Sharif-Ali, Khulud , Gole, Jasmin (2022), Listening to refugee and vulnerable migrant women of Somali origin about the bodily and psychosocial consequences of female genital mutilation in Germany. Institute for Promoting Research & Policy Development (IPRPD).. In: , , , . Institute for Promoting Research & Policy Development (IPRPD)., International Journal of Arts, Humanities & Social Science (IJAHSS), 3 (11) . pp. 26-38 ISSN: 2693-2547 (Print), 2693-2555 (Online) (doi: https://doi.org/10.56734/ijahss.v3n11a3).

M. Caron, Rosemary , Rodrigues Amorim Adegboye, Amanda, Moreno Leguizamon, Carlos, Serre-Delcor, Núria , Sherlaw, William (2022), Editorial: the impact of migration and resettlement on health. Frontiers Media. In: , , , . Frontiers Media, Frontiers in Public Health, 10: 904697 . pp. 1-5 2296-2565 (Online) (doi: https://doi.org/10.3389/fpubh.2022.904697).

Moreno-Leguizamon, Carlos and , Tovar-Restrepo, Marcela (2021), Transbordering assemblages: power, agency and autonomy (re)producing health infrastructures in South East of England. SAGE. In: , , , . SAGE, Urban Studies, 59 (3) . pp. 624-640 ISSN: 0042-0980 (Print), 1360-063X (Online) (doi: https://doi.org/10.1177/0042098020984919).

Moreno-Leguizamon, Carlos and , Schofield, Pat (2018), The assessment of pain in older people: UK National guidelines. Oxford University Press (OUP). In: , , , . Oxford University Press (OUP), Age and Ageing, 47 (1) . pp. i1-i22 ISSN: 0002-0729 (Print), 1468-2834 (Online) (doi: https://doi.org/10.1093/ageing/afx192).

Barber, Sarah and , Moreno-Leguizamon, Carlos J. (2017), Can narrative medicine education contribute to the delivery of compassionate care? A review of the literature. BMJ Publishing Group, United Kingdom. In: , , , . BMJ Publishing Group, United Kingdom, Medical Humanities, 43 (3) . pp. 199-203 ISSN: 1468-215X (Print), 1473-4265 (Online) (doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/medhum-2017-011242).

Sterling Welch, Annette and , Moreno-Leguizamon, Carlos (2016), Literature review of best health and social care practices for individuals with intellectual disabilities encountering the end of life. OA Text. In: , , , . OA Text, Nursing and Palliative Care, 1 (5) . pp. 118-123 2397-9623 (Online) (doi: https://doi.org/10.15761/NPC.1000129).

Moreno Leguizamon, Carlos J. , Patterson, Jennifer J., Gómez Rivadeneira, Alexander (2015), Incorporation of social sciences and humanities in the training of health professionals and practitioners in other ways of knowing. University College of Medical Sciences. In: , , , . University College of Medical Sciences, Research and Humanities in Medical Education, 2 . pp. 18-23 2350-0565 (Online) (doi: http://www.rhime.in/ojs/index.php?journal=rhime&page=article&op=view&path%5B%5D=3).

Moreno-Leguizamon, Carlos , Tovar-Restrepo, Marcela, Irazábal, Clara, Locke, Christine (2015), Learning alliance methodology: Contributions and challenges for multicultural planning in health service provision: A case study in Kent, UK. Taylor & Francis. In: , , , . Taylor & Francis, Planning Theory & Practice, 16 (1) . pp. 79-96 ISSN: 1464-9357 (Print), 1470-000X (Online) (doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/14649357.2014.990403) NB Item availability restricted.

Moreno Leguizamon, Carlos and , (2015), Seguimiento y evaluación de proyectos de salud y bien-estar. Supersalud. In: , , , . Supersalud, Revista de la Superindendencia Naciomal de Salud (8) . pp. 72-80 ISSN: 2256-1307 (Print), (doi: ).

Book section

Moreno Leguizamon, Carlos J. , Tovar Restrepo, Marcela, Medina Ch, Ana Maria (2022), Agentic Dying: the global imperative to acknowledge socio-anthropological aspects in Palliative Care Services for all. Routledge. In: , , In: Vincent La Placa, Julia Morgan (eds.), Social Science Perspectives on Global Public Health. Routledge, London (1st) . pp. 138-148 . ISBN: 9781003128373 (doi: https://www.taylorfrancis.com/books/oa-edit/10.4324/9781003128373/social-science-perspectives-global-public-health-vincent-la-placa-julia-morgan).

Moreno Leguizamon, Carlos , Smith, David Martin, Spigner, Clarence (2017), Positive aging, positive dying: Intersectional and daily communicational issues surrounding palliative and end of life care services in minority groups in the UK and the US. Routledge. In: , , In: Rachael Elizabeth Docking, Jennifer Stock (eds.), International Handbook of Positive Aging. Routledge, United Kingdom (1st) . pp. 21-36 . ISBN: 9781138933057 (doi: https://www.routledge.com/International-Handbook-of-Positive-Aging/Docking-Stock/p/book/9781138933057).

Conference proceedings

Moreno-Leguizamon, Carlos J. and , (2018), Learning alliance methodology contributions to integrated care research. Ubiquity Press. In: 1st Asia Pacific Conference on Integrated Care, 06-08 November 2017, Brisbane, Australia , International Journal of Integrated Care. Ubiquity Press, UK , 18(S1) (A125) . pp. 1-8 1568-4156 (Online) (doi: https://doi.org/10.5334/ijic.s1125).


Oham, Charles , Hannatu, Sulley, Moreno Leguizamon, Carlos, Adegboye, Amanda (2020), SWALE WOMEN AND GIRLS (SWAG) Project Evaluation Report Extended Summary. Diversity House. In: , , , . Diversity House, (doi: ) NB Item availability restricted.

Working paper

Moreno Leguizamon, Carlos and , (2018), Interim Evaluation Report: Models to engage Vulnerable Migrants and Refugees in their health, through Community Empowerment and Learning Alliance. MyHealth. In: , , , . MyHealth, Spain (doi: https://www.healthonthemove.net/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/D2.2-Interim-Evaluation-Report.pdf) NB Item availability restricted.