Executive Committee

Organisation of the PSAD Study Group

The Executive Committee consists of five people, who have been elected by the PSAD members.

Chair person:
Professor Jane Speight, MSc PhD CPsychol FBPsS

Foundation Director
The Australian Centre for Behavioural Research in Diabetes
(a collaboration between Diabetes Victoria and Deakin University)
Melbourne, Australia
Email: jspeight@acbrd.org.au
Twitter: @janespeight @ACBRD
Bio: https://acbrd.org.au/jane-speight/

Vice-Chair person:
Jackie Sturt, Ph.D

Faculty Lead for Research Mentorship
Florence Nightingale Faculty of Nursing, Midwifery & Palliative Care
King’s College
United Kingdom

Honorary Treasurer:
Debbie Cooke, Ph.D

School of Health Sciences
Faculty of Health & Medical Sciences
University of Surrey
Kate Granger Building
30 Priestley Road,
Surrey Research Park,
Guildford, Surrey GU2 7YH, UK
Email: d.cooke@surrey.ac.uk

Committee Member:
Andreia Mocan, PhD

Center for Diabetes, Nutrition and Metabolic Diseases
Str. Clinicilor nr. 3-5
400006 Cluj-Napoca, Cluj
Email: andreiamocan@gmail.com

Honorary Secretary:
Rossella Messina, PhD, PsyD

Research fellow
Unit of Hygiene and Public Health
Department of Biomedical and Neuromotor Sciences
Alma Mater Studiorum-University of Bologna
Via San Giacomo, 12-40126 Bologna, Italy
Email: psadresearchgroup@gmail.com

Past Chairmans of the PSAD Study Group 

Prof. Dr. Frank Snoek, VU University Medical Center, The Netherlands (1998 – 2004).

Prof. Dr. Norbert Hermanns, Research Institute of the Diabetes Academy Mergentheim, Germany (2004 – 2011).

Prof. Dr. Frans Pouwer, Tilburg University, The Netherlands (2011-2014).

Prof. Dr. Arie Nouwen, Middlesex University, UK (2014-2020).