Emeritus Professor Jan Scott
Professor of Psychological Medicine

  • Email: jan.scott@ncl.ac.uk
  • Address: Professor Jan Scott
    Academic Psychiatry
    Wolfson Unit
    Camous for Vitality & Ageing
    Westgate Road
    Newcastle upon Tyne
    NE4 6BE, UK

Introduction

Jan Scott is Professor of Psychological Medicine at the University of Newcastle, and has recently been appointed to the post of Chaire d'Excellence with Fondation Fondamental and the Center Expert Bipolaire with the Universite-Paris-Est-Creteil, in France. She is an Honorary Professor at the Institute of Psychiatry and a Distinguished Founding Fellow of the Academy of Cognitive Therapy.

Professor Scott trained in psychiatry in Newcastle upon Tyne and was then a professor in Glasgow and the Institute of Psychiatry in London, before returning to Newcastle. Professor Scott also held visiting academic posts with Aaron Beck at the Penn State University in Philadelphia, Eugene Paykel at Cambridge University, and Eduard Vieta in Barcelona and was also awarded the RCPsych travelling scholarship to Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore.