Professor Janice Abbott

Professor of Health PsychologySchool of Psychology and Humanities

Janice Abbott is Professor of Health Psychology and a Chartered Health Psychologist. She has considerable expertise in the development and evaluation of patient-reported outcome measures. | Janice is undertaking longitudinal programmes of work which evaluate the psychological aspects of cystic fibrosis, systemic lupus erythematosus and obesity. These projects aim to evaluate health-related quality of life, ways of coping, treatment burden and adherence, and how such factors contribute to disease progression and survival. | In November 2019, Janice received a prestigious international award from the US Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. The Carolyn and Richard Mattingly Award recognises distinction in research and leadership in mental health care and a commitment to the mental health and well-being of individuals with cystic fibrosis. Janice received the award at the North American Cystic Fibrosis Conference in Nashville, US.