Professor Falko Sniehotta

Professor Falko Sniehotta

CDP-CDP Associated Partner
Universities of Newcastle (UK) and Twente (The Netherlands).

Falko Sniehotta is Professor of Health Psychology & Behavioural Medicine at the Universities of Newcastle (UK) and Twente (The Netherlands), and Director of the NIHR Policy Research Unit in Behavioural Science (UK).

Falko's work focuses on behaviour of health care professionals, health service users and members of the public contributing to population health. This involves developing theory on how behaviour changes, how change is maintained and how change can be supported through interventions. The focus of the research is translational aiming to develop science to improve practice, policy and population health. This involves working closely with national, regional and local government, practitioners and member of the public to create evidence with the potential for significant impact on policy and practice.

Falko is past president of the European Health Psychology Society, Associate Editor of Health Psychology Review, and member of the editorial boards of Psychology & Health and the British Journal of Health Psychology. His work has been recognised through honorary fellowships of the Academy of Social Science, the European Health Psychology Society, the American Psychological Association Division 38, and the UK Behavioural Science in Public Health Network.

Through his position on the  CDP-CDP Executive Programe Advisory Board, Professor Sniehotta will contribute from his extensive international experience in working with policy makers in developing solutions to prevent chronic illness and improve health and wellbeing. He will also contribute training during one of the CDP-CDP summer schools on policy research and prevention of chronic disease.

  • Visit Falko's profile at University of Newcastle HERE
  • Read more about the NIHR Policy Research Unit in Behavioural Science HERE
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