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Professor Marie Johnston

Professor Marie Johnston

Aberdeen Health Psychology Group

Marie Johnston is a registered Health and Clinical Psychologist, and Emeritus Professor of Health Psychology at the University of Aberdeen. She has worked as a practitioner in primary care, general hospital departments and public health and as an academic in psychology and medical departments at the Universities of Oxford, London, St Andrews and Aberdeen.  She was the first chair of the UK British Psychology Society (BPS) Section (now Division) of Health Psychology and second President of the European Health Psychology Society.  Her research focuses on theory, methods and interventions of changing behaviour to enhance health and healthcare and has been supported by funding from research councils, government and charities.  She has over 400 publications. She is an Honorary member of the BPS and has received various fellowships (F.B.Ps.S., F.R.S.E., F.Med.Sci., F.A.S.S. , F.E.H.P.S., F.R.C.P.E.)