Charles Abraham's Research and Practice
Charles Abraham is Professor of Social and Health Psychology at Exeter University Medical School. He specialises in the design, evaluation and implementation of interventions to change health behaviour patterns, especially those with the potential to improve public health and health care effectiveness. He employs a variety of research methods. He has led and collaborated on many multidisciplinary, cross-institutional and international research projects and his research has had practice and policy impact. Projects on which he has worked have been funded for ~£25m. His work has attracted ~17,000 citations (h-index = 60) with six papers cited more than 750 times. He holds honorary chairs at the Universities of Sussex, Nottingham, Maastricht and Curtin (Australia).
He is also a practising health psychologist (registered by the UK Health and Care Professionals Council), was the founding chair of the British Psychological Society Division of Health Psychology and was one of 17 psychologists included in the UK Science Council list of the leading 100 practising scientists in the UK.