Katherine Brown is Professor of Behaviour Change in Health in the Department of Psychology, Sport and Geography, School of Life and Medical Sciences. Katherine is Chief Investigator of the NIHR funded and UH led Public Health Interventions Responsive Studies Team (known as Central PHIRST). She has a strong track record of leading research in the development and evaluation of behaviour change interventions targeted at preventive health behaviours and addressing major public health challenges. She spent over eight years working in an embedded role at Public Health Warwickshire leading public health research and evaluation. Applications of digital health are a strong feature of her work as is working with communities and end-users on co-production and co-design of interventions. Professor Brown has attracted grant income in excess of £7 million from a range of funders including the NIHR the MRC and the European Commission. She has produced more than 70 peer reviewed publications and academic reports and has delivered more than 30 keynotes and invited speaker presentations.

Katherine E Brown PhD C.Psychol FHEA

Professor of Behaviour Change in Health

Chief Investigator – NIHR Central PHIRST

HCPC registered Health Psychologist