Lecturer in Mental Health Nursing
2010-2019: Student Mental Health Adviser (Nottingham Trent University)
2019-2022: Lecturer in Mental Health Nursing (De Montfort University)
2022 – present: Lecturer in Mental Health Nursing (Nottingham Trent University)
Mental health recovery
Mental health and culture
Lived experiences of mental distress
Student mental health
Qualitative research (phenomenology)
Visual research (photo-elicitation, photovoice)
2022 – present: External examiner at Robert Gordon University (PG Cert Therapeutic Photography)
Member of the Recovery Research Network (RRN)
Member of the Student Mental Health Research Network (SMaRteN)
Milasan, L.H., 2022. Photo-Elicitation: Unleashing Imagery in Healthcare Research. In Hinsliff-Smith, K., McGarry, J., Ali, P. (Eds). Arts Based Health Care Research: A Multidisciplinary Perspective (pp. 51-67). New York: Springer. https://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007/978-3-030-94423-0_5
Milasan, L.H., 2022. “Mending Fractured Personalities”: A Photography-Based Cultural Study of Recovery from Mental Distress in Romania. Transcultural Psychiatry [Open Access][e-pub]. https://doi.org/10.1177/13634615221119373
Milasan, L.H., & Griffin, E., 2021. Student mental wellbeing during the COVID-19 pandemic: a UK-based mixed-methods study. 10th European Conference on Mental Health [online], Sep 29 - Oct 01, 2021.
Milasan, L.H., & Knight, C.A., 2021. Artificial Intelligence in Mental Health Nursing: A Systematic Review [protocol]. PROSPERO CRD42021234843. https://www.crd.york.ac.uk/prospero/display_record.php?ID=CRD42021234843
Milasan, L.H., Bingley, A.F., & Fisher, N.R., 2020. The big picture of recovery: a systematic review on the evidence of photography-based methods in researching recovery from mental distress. Arts Health, 1-21. doi: 10.1080/17533015.2020.1855453 (Epub ahead of print) https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/33252304/
Milasan, L.H., 2020. Snapshots of recovery: A photographic exploration of experiences and meanings of recovery in Romanian mental health service users. 9th European Conference on Mental Health (online), September 30 – October 2, 2020.
Raghavan, R., Wilson, A., Raghavan, S, & Milasan, L.H., 2020. Gaps in Access and Utilisation of Mental Health and Dementia Services by Black Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) Communities in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland. Research project commissioned by NHS England (East Midlands). Mary Seacole Research Centre, De Montfort University.