Health Psychologist / Visiting Professor, Bournemouth University
Katharine Barnard, Professor of Health Psychology, specializes in the psychosocial impact and management of illness and long-term conditions. Her longstanding research career spans models of healthcare, process evaluation, quality of life, psychosocial impact, functional health status, psychological burden and their relationship with biomedical outcomes. Recently, Katharine was awarded FDA MDDT qualification for the INSPIRE psychosocial measures, the first such accolade for diabetes. Katharine is an Expert Advisor to NICE and the FDA; and sits on the editorial boards of several high impact international journals and research advisory boards. She has published over 220 scientific articles and is often invited to speak at national and international events and scientific conferences.