Amanda C de C Williams is Professor of clinical health psychology at University College London, and a consultant clinical psychologist at the Pain Management Centre, University College London Hospital, UK. She also works for the International Centre for Health and Human Rights, and is Section Editor for Psychology on PAIN.
After years of full-time clinical work in pain management, during which she completed her PhD, she moved increasingly into research, joining University College London in 2004. Her research interests include evidence-based medicine applied to psychologically-based treatments for pain; evolutionary perspectives on pain; behavioural expression of pain and its interpretation by clinicians; better recognition and treatment of pain from torture; and responsive wearable technology to extend healthcare into patients’ own environments. She teaches undergraduates and graduates, and has written over 300 papers and chapters on pain and psychology; publications are on http://www.ucl.ac.uk/pals/people/profiles/academic-staff/amanda-c-de-c-williams.