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Richard de Visser University of Sussex, UK

Dr Richard de Visser has been working in the fields of health psychology and public health for 25 years.  He is Reader in Psychology at Brighton & Sussex Medical School and the School of Psychology at the University of Sussex, where has received awards for his individual and group teaching.  He was co-author of Psychology for Medicine (Sage, 2011) and Psychology for Medicine and Healthcare (Sage, 2017). Richard completed a BSc in psychology at the University of Melbourne, and a PhD at the Australian Research centre in Sex, Health & Society. He then undertook post-doctoral work at Birkbeck College, University of London before moving to Sussex.  Richard’s research interests span a broad range of topics in health psychology, including: sexuality and relationships; gender and health; alcohol use; use of health services; and cross-cultural analyses. He has expertise in qualitative and quantitative methods, intervention studies, and mixed-methods designs. He is lead- or co-author on over 130 papers in peer-reviewed journals, and his work is cited widely.