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- Professor of Health Psychology
- Clinical, Edu & Hlth Psychology
- Div of Psychology & Lang Sciences
- Faculty of Brain Sciences
Susan Michie, BA, MPhil, DPhil, CPsychol, AcSS, FEHPsS, FBPsS is Professor of Health Psychology, Director of the Centre for Behaviour Change at University College London, and Co-Director of the National Centre for Smoking Cessation and Training.
She studied Experimental Psychology at Oxford University, obtaining a BA in 1976, and a DPhil in Developmental Psychology in 1982. She studied Clinical Psychology at the Institute of Psychiatry, London University, obtaining an MPhil in 1978. She is a chartered clinical and health psychologist, and elected Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences, the European Health Psychology Society (EHPS) and the British Psychological Society (BPS). She is Past President of the EHPS and Past Chair of the BPS's Division of Health Psychology. She is an NIHR Senior Investigator and part of NIHR’s School for Public Health Research. Current editorial responsibilities include Associate Editor of Annals of Behavioral Medicine and of Implementation Science.
Susan Michie’s research is in health psychology and health services, focusing on the design, delivery, uptake and impact of behaviour change interventions. Her research investigating innovative methods for developing and evaluating behavioural interventions is conducted in two main health domains: professional practice (e.g., the implementation of evidence-based guidelines, such as hand-hygiene amongst hospital staff), and risk factors amongst the general population (e.g., smoking, physical activity, preparing for pandemic flu).focuses on behaviour change in relation to health: how to understand it theoretically and apply theory to intervention development and evaluation, and to evidence synthesis.
Convenor of Health Psychology teaching for three courses: Psychology BSc 2nd and 3rd year options Health Psychology, and Behaviour Change: an Interdisciplinary Approach) and Doctorate in Clinical Psychology (DClinPsy).
|01-OCT-2006||Professor of Health Psychology||Department of Clinical, Educational and Health Psychology||University College London, United Kingdom|
|1982||DPhil||Doctor of Philosophy – Developmental Psychology||University of Oxford|
|1978||M.Phil||Master of Philosophy – Clinical Psychology||University of London|
|1976||BA||Bachelor of Arts – Experimental Psychology||University of Oxford|