Editorial Team


Srikant Sarangi is Professor in Language and Communication and Director of the Health Communication Research Centre at Cardiff University, Wales, UK. He is also Professor in Language and Communication at Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway; Honorary Professor at the Faculty of Humanities, Aalborg University, Denmark; and Honorary Professor at the Centre for the Humanities and Medicine, The University of Hong Kong. His research interests are in discourse analysis and applied linguistics; language and identity in public life and institutional/professional communication studies (e.g., healthcare, social welfare, bureaucracy, education etc.). He is author and editor of 12 books, 5 journal special issues and has published nearly 200 journal articles and book chapters. He is the founding editor of Communication & Medicine, editor of TEXT & TALK: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Language, Discourse and Communication Studies (formerly TEXT) as well as co-editor of Journal of Applied Linguistics and Professional Practice.

Specialist Board

Advisory Board

  • Boyd Davis, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, United States
  • Glyn Elwyn, Dartmouth Institute for Health & Clinical Practice, United States
  • Hossam Hamdy, Gulf Medical University, United Arab Emirates
  • Charlene Pope, Medical University of South Carolina, United States
  • Tanya Stivers, University of California, Los Angeles, United States
  • Rolf Wynn, University Hospital of North Norway, Norway