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Professor of Health Psychology, Loughborough University

Fehmidah Munir is a Professor of Health Psychology. She studied BSc Psychology at Sheffield Hallam University and was awarded her PhD at the University of Nottingham in 1999. Prior to her arrival at Loughborough in 2006, Fehmidah was a lecturer for five years at the Institute of Work, Health & Organisations, University of Nottingham. Professor Munir is a Chartered Health Psychologist, Associate Fellow of the British Psychological Society and registered with the Health and Care Professions Council.

Professor Munir’s current research focuses on the promotion of health and management of ill-health and well-being in occupational and community settings. She has particular expertise in the prevention of, and intervention for, chronic conditions impacting quality of life work engagement and fitness for work; understanding the effects of health behaviours on recovery from ill-health; understanding the influence of bio-psychosocial factors related to ill-health, sickness absence and work outcomes; designing self-led interventions for recovery, enhancement of well-being or work engagement.


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    Professor of Health Psychology, Loughborough University