728 x 90

Robert Patton : Lecturer in Clinical Psychology at the University of Surrey

Robert Patton : Lecturer in Clinical Psychology at the University of Surrey

Dr Bob Patton is a lecturer in Clinical Psychology at the University of Surrey and Visiting Research Fellow in Addiction at the King’s College London working on the NIHR SIPs Jr Alcohol Research Program, on which he is also Principal Investigator with responsibility for Patient & Public involvement.

Dr Bob Patton is a lecturer in Clinical Psychology at the University of Surrey and Visiting Research Fellow in Addiction at the King’s College London working on the NIHR SIPs Jr Alcohol Research Program, on which he is also Principal Investigator with responsibility for Patient & Public involvement.

Bob is a Chartered Health Psychologist, Associate Fellow of the British Psychological Society and a Chartered Scientist. During the 1990s he worked for the Home Office Drugs Prevention Initiative as a consultant, and then as a research associate in health promotion for the University of Northumbria, before moving to London where he has worked for Kings College London (medical education), Royal Holloway (violence prevention), London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine (cancer communication), Imperial College London (alcohol) and for King’s Health Partners where he was the Health Services Research Coordinator for Addictions between 2004 – 2011.

His current academic interests include the development of mental health smartphone Apps, Alcohol Identification and Brief Advice, physical health needs of IDUs, Health Professionals training in alcohol interventions, Hepatitis immunisation and the relationships between drug misuse and sexual health / risk taking.

His PhD thesis explored brief interventions for alcohol misuse, and his book based on that and related studies is available here. Academia aside, Bob is the Director of Short Term Solutions Ltd. (Recruitment agency) and AdApped Ltd. (Addictions Apps), plays keyboards in a variety of musical collectives, manages two studio based bands and has also worked as a nurse, youth worker, mystery shopper and IT consultant. He currently lives on a boat.

21C
ADMINISTRATOR
PROFILE

21st Century Stats


Originally launched: 1999.

Relaunched: January 1st, 2016.

Contributors: 70 contributors including futurists, engineers, teachers, writers, 23 doctors and 7 professors.

Created by: Clifford White.

Subscribe to 21st Century News

Coming soon: for the best of British innovation, direct to your mailbox, subscribe to 21st Century News.

Keep up-to-date with the UK’s latest new technologies, conferences & events, videos & more!

Your First Name (required)

Your Last Name (required)

Your Email Address (required)

21st Century Authors

Top Posts

21st Century Stars