Go to main content

Division of Health Psychology

The goal of health psychology is to study the psychological processes underlying health, illness and health care, and to apply these findings to the promotion and maintenance of health, the analysis and improvement of the health care system and health policy formation, the prevention of illness and disability, and the enhancement of outcomes for those who are ill or disabled. 



[email protected]

Angel Chater

Chair Elect Vacant

Past Chair

[email protected]

Joanne Hart

Honorary Treasurer

[email protected]

Rachael Powell

Honorary Secretary

[email protected]

Amy Baraniak

Education and Training Lead

[email protected]

Niall Anderson

Policy Lead

[email protected]

Emily McBride

Trainee Lead

[email protected]

Kristina Newman

Practice Lead

[email protected]

Eleanor Bull

Communications Lead

[email protected]

Lucie Byrne-Davis

Research Lead

[email protected]

Rachel Shaw
DHP Northern Ireland Chair Laura McGowan
DHP Scotland Chair Julia Allan
DHP Wales Chair Vacant
Scientific Conference Standing Committee (SCSC) Chair Heather Buchanan
Health Psychology Qualifications Board (HPQB) Representative Anthony Cassidy

HPU Editor

[email protected]

Philippa Tollow
PsyPAG Representative Lauren Rockliffe

Public Engagement 

[email protected]

Julie Hedayioglu
Research Board Representative Rachel Shaw
Training Committee Representative Elizabeth Simpson
Top of page