Dr Vivien Swanson

Psychology 3A105 University of Stirling Stirling FK9 4LA United Kingdom

About me

  • Health Psychologist; C Psychol, MSc Course Director
  • Scottish Diabetes Group Psychology Working Group member - 2007 to date
  • Member, Psychology Advisory Group to Chief Medical Officer, Scotland. March 2004 to 2006.
  • Health Education Board for Scotland : Breastfeeding Education in Schools : Member of Special Working Group Committee. October 2001 - 2003.
  • Member of NHS Health Scotland Breastfeeding Expert Group, October 2003 to 2006.
  • Health Psychology Chair – British Psychological Society, Division of Health Psychology – Scotland. Feb. 2010 to date
  • Secretary – British Psychological Society, Division of Health Psychology – Scotland. Feb. 2004 to 2007
  • Founder member of BPS Division of Health Psychology Scottish Committee. Feb. 2003 Division of Health Psychology, Exam Board. Member 2004 – date
  • Stage 2 Examiner 2008
  • Division of Health Psychology, Training Committee. Member, 2004 - date
  • Review Panel : Validation of MSc Course, Liverpool John Moore’s University, 2005
  • Member, Psychology Advisory Group to Chief Medical Officer, Scotland. 2004-6

Infant Feeding

  • Health Education Board for Scotland : Breastfeeding Education in Schools : Member of Special Working Group Committee. October 2001 - date.
  • Founder member Scottish Infant Feeding Research Network. April 2002 to date.
  • Fife PC NHS Trust : Breastfeeding in Schools Project Committee. June 2002 to date. Member of NHS Health Scotland Breastfeeding Expert Group, October 2003 to date

Diabetes
  • Member of Scottish Diabetes Group Psychology Working Group – 2007 – date
  • Member Diabetes Education Action Group 2008 to date
  • SIGN Guideline Group – Diabetes Lifestyle September 2008 - 2009

University of Stirling

  • Mental Health Panel University of Stirling: November 2000 – October 2003
  • Education Design Committee Psychology, June 2003 to date.
  • Stress at Work : University Working Group, University of Stirling. Jan 2004 to date

Other academic activities

  • Secondment to NHS Education for Scotland
    DescriptionProgramme Director, Psychology Specialist Practice. (0.4 FTE)
    MeritOther
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