Professor  Jenny  Hewison

Professor Jenny Hewison

Professor of the Psychology of Healthcare

+44 (0) 113 343 1894

Summary: Jenny is Professor of the Psychology of Healthcare. She is an applied health researcher interested in the evaluation and assessment of health technologies and in the role of evidence in policy making.

Location: 11.56 Worsley Building

Overview

Jenny Hewison read natural sciences at Cambridge before studying for an MSc and PhD in London. She is Professor of the Psychology of Healthcare and Deputy Director of the Leeds Institute of Health Sciences at Leeds University’s School of Medicine, having previously held academic posts in the universities of London, Durham and Newcastle. Jenny is an applied health researcher and research methodologist with academic interests in the relationships between research methods, evidence and policy making in healthcare, and in particular, in the incorporation of patient perspectives into the evaluation and assessment of health technologies. She contributes to NIHR boards and committees in the HTA Programme, Programme Grants for Applied Research and the Fellowships Programme.