Vice-President (International) Professor Stanton Newman
Professor Stanton Newman joined City, University of London in September 2010. He is a Professor of Health Psychology and completed his B.Soc. Sci. (Hons) degree and doctorate at the University of Natal, South Africa. Professor Newman became a lecturer at LSE and Guys and Middlesex Hospital Medical Schools before joining University of College London. In 2003 he set up the Centre for Behavioural and Social Science in Medicine, a unique project to encourage interdisciplinary working in physical illnesses at UCL.
Professor Newman manages a large research group working in a range of different physical illnesses. His portfolio of awarded grants is extensive, most recently including BUPA, British Heart Foundation, Baxter Healthcare and the Department of Health. Professor Newman's work is widely published in over 260 research papers and chapters as well as 14 books and several documentaries.
In 2009 Professor Newman was appointed the Principal Investigator on the Whole Systems Demonstrator Project funded by the Department of Health to evaluate the role of assistive technologies in health and social care. He is a key speaker on tele-health and tele-care, regularly presenting at conferences in the UK and abroad.
Professor Newman is an Honorary Member of the Royal College of Physicians and a Fellow of the British Psychological Society. He is a Chartered Clinical and Health Psychologist and engaged directly in clinical work seeing patients at his weekly clinics held at University College and King Edward VII's Hospitals.