Professor Kavita Vedhara FAcSS

Kavita is a Professor of Health Psychology at the University of Nottingham. She works at the interface of social and medical sciences. Her interests lie in experimental and applied research that examines the diverse ways psychological factors influence health and disease outcomes and in the development of psychological interventions to improve these outcomes. Kavita has edited three textbooks and published over 100 peer reviewed papers. Her work has been funded by, amongst others, the MRC, ESRC, NIHR, EU, Fulbright Commission and several medical charities. She is also a ‘Distinguished International Affiliate’ of the American Psychological Society (Division 38) and a Fellow of the Academy of Behavioral Medicine.