Dr. Christine Bundy is an applied Health Psychologist. She has conducted translational research over the last 40 years, using psychology to improve patient care. Dr. Bundy focuses on the role of beliefs about illness and its treatment and how this impacts mood, particularly health anxiety, and health behaviour through interventions that support motivation for self-management. She designs and delivers psychological interventions for mood management and behaviour change in long-term inflammatory conditions. She also trains motivational interviewing skills to health care staff as part of their routine consultations.
Dr. Bundy was President of the UK Society for Behavioural Medicine from December 2014 to 2016 and served on two NICE clinical guideline development groups plus three research Priority Setting Partnership groups. She is currently working on two EU Guideline development groups and is the Behavioural Scientist on the International Intelligence Technical Advisory Group to the Welsh Government
Dr. Bundy has over 120 peer-reviewed publications, including four key reports on the development of NHS patient services. She leads or collaborates on NIHR, industry, and patient charity partners with research awards totaling over £24M.
On a personal level, she is a keen runner and tennis player and the proud mother of an Olympian.
Areas of Interest
Psoriasis and Psoriatic arthritis, patient behavior change and clinician training / education to address psychological issues (PsoWell) GRIDD (New global measure of the impact of living with a skin condition).
Involvement with Other Organization(s)
In close association with Psoriasis Association of GB and NI; has served on the NICE guideline development group.