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New Head of School appointed

9 October 2009

Professor Patricia Price
Professor Patricia Price.

Professor Patricia Price, currently a Professor in the School of Medicine at Cardiff University, has been appointed Head of the School of Healthcare Studies with effect from 1 February 2010. Professor Price is a psychologist who obtained a First Class Honours Degree in Education and a PhD in Psychology from University College, Cardiff (now Cardiff University). 

After obtaining her PhD, she held a number of post doctoral positions at Cardiff before spending a period self employed in the design business. She then joined UWIC as a lecturer and was subsequently promoted to Senior Lecturer and Reader before going to the University of Worcester as Head of the Department of Psychology. 

She returned to Cardiff in 1997 as a Senior Research Fellow and was promoted in 2002 to a Chair and acted as Director of the Wound Healing Research Unit between 2002 and 2006. She has a very impressive list of publications which covers 13 pages of her curriculum vitae and in addition has given a very large number of conference papers and invited presentations. She has also a very significant record of obtaining outside funding for research.