Imperial College London

Dr David Laith Rawaf

Faculty of MedicineSchool of Public Health

Web Editor for the WHO Collaborating Centre



d.rawaf Website




Reynolds BuildingCharing Cross Campus





MBBS (MD - Merit), Student President
BSc (Hons) - Psychology, Immunology & Biomedical sciences
MSc - Trauma & Orthopaedic Sciences

Anatomy Demonstrator
Core Surgical Trainee - London
Clinical Researcher
Public Health Medical Writer
Digital Health Innovator
Spinal Injuries Advocate & ATLS provider
Personal Tutor
Clinical Knee Research Fellow

David is an MBBS (MD - Merit), BSc (Hons), MSc graduate and anatomy demonstrator from St. George's Hospital Medical School, University of London. Currently whilst working as a Trauma & Orthopaedics Core Surgical Trainee in the London Deanery and previously as an Orthopaedic and A&E Clinical & Education Fellow at University College London Hospital with clerkships at Johns Hopkins Hospital - Baltimore & Chino Valley & Montclair Medical Centres - Los Angeles, he works on creating and maintaining the design aspects for the Imperial College WHO Collaborating Centre (for Public Health Education & Training), Imperial College School of Public Health and the Global Health BSc programme as well as medical writing, research and hosting conferences. He also holds an honorary contract with North Hampshire Hospitals as a Clinical Knee Research Fellow.

David has a passion for clinical excellence, patient care and improving training, with his core values driven through long-term experience in driving innovation, improvements through change management through employment of efficiency & safety. 

In his spare time, David is an avid session musician & enjoys keeping fit!



Imperial College WHO Collaborating Centre

Arab Public Health Association

International Conference of Primary Care & Public Health [expired]

Imperial College School of Public Health


Rekinekt (Spinal, Nerve Brain injuries)



Graetz N, Woyczynski L, Wilson KF, et al., 2021, Mapping routine measles vaccination in low- and middle-income countries, Nature, ISSN:0028-0836

Nichols E, Abd-Allah F, Abdoli A, et al., 2021, Use of multidimensional item response theory methods for dementia prevalence prediction: an example using the Health and Retirement Survey and the Aging, Demographics, and Memory Study, Bmc Medical Informatics and Decision Making, Vol:21

Galles NC, Liu PY, Updike RL, et al., 2021, Measuring routine childhood vaccination coverage in 204 countries and territories, 1980-2019: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2020, Release 1, Lancet, Vol:398, ISSN:0140-6736, Pages:503-521

Abbott S, Naraen A, Rawaf D, et al., 2021, Should we be prepping the foot? Stockinette use and drape contamination during hip arthroplasty: An experimental study, Anz Journal of Surgery, ISSN:1445-1433

Cromwell EA, Osborne JCP, Unnasch TR, et al., 2021, Predicting the environmental suitability for onchocerciasis in Africa as an aid to elimination planning., Plos Neglected Tropical Diseases, Vol:15, ISSN:1935-2727, Pages:1-23

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