PROF Charles Abraham

PROF Charles Abraham




  • Charles Abraham is an applied social and health psychologist specialising in translational health research. His research focuses on the design, evaluation and implementation of interventions to change behaviour patterns, especially those with the potential to improve public health and health care effectiveness. He has led, and collaborated on, many multidisciplinary, cross-institutional and international research projects and his research has had both practice and policy impact. He has held scientific advisor positions with the UK Department of Health, the UK National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) and the UK House of Lords. He was one of 7 psychologists included in a list of the leading 100 practising scientists in the UK produced by the UK Science Council in 2014. He is also a practising, health psychologist, registered by the UK Health and Care Professionals Council. His Google Scholar H Index is 65 and he holds honorary chairs at the Universities of Maastricht, Exeter, Nottingham, Sussex and Curtin.   


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Education and training

  • PhD, University of Sussex 1982