Katharine Barnard-Kelly, PhD, AFBPsS
BHR Ltd, Portsmouth, UK

Katharine Barnard, Professor of Health Psychology, specializes in the psychosocial impact and management of illness and long-term conditions. Her longstanding research career spans models of healthcare, process evaluation, quality of life, psychosocial impact, functional health status, psychological burden and their relationship with biomedical outcomes. Recently, Katharine and her team were awarded FDA MDDT qualification for the INSPIRE psychosocial measures, the first such accolade for diabetes.  Katharine is an Expert Advisor to NICE and the FDA; Chairing the FDA Global Collaborative Community to reduce the incidence of self-injury and suicide amongst people with diabetes. She sits on the editorial boards of several high impact international journals and research advisory boards and has published over 230 scientific articles.