James Coyne

James Coyne is a Clinical Health Psychologist. He was born in Chelsea, Massachusetts and attended high school in New London High School, New London Connecticut. He received a BA from Carnegie Mellon University and a PhD from Indiana University. He is currently the 2015 Carnegie Centenary Visiting Professor at University of Stirling, Scotland. He is also a Professor of Health Psychology, University Medical Centre, Groningen and University of the Netherlands and a Distinguished Visiting Professor at the Institute for Health Policy, Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey. He is Professor Emeritus of Psychology in the Department of Psychiatry, University Of Pennsylvania, where he was also Director of Behavioural Oncology at the Abramson Family Cancer Centre and a Senior Fellow at the Leonard Davis Institute for Health Economics.

Jim has written over 350 papers and chapters, and was recently designated one of the 200 most eminent psychologists of the second half of the 20th century. Coyne is also a blogger at Science-Based Medicine and PLOS Mind the Brain and teaches a popular workshop, How to Write High Impact Papers and What to Do When Your Manuscript Is Rejected. You can find some of his publications here.

You can follow him on Twitter @CoyneoftheRealm

Credits: Coyne of the Realm

Published: 11 May 2016

Last updated: 13 October 2016

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