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Professor Jo Harrold PhD

Dean of Psychology Psychology


Personal Statement

Professor Joanne Harrold is Dean for the Department of Psychology at the University of Liverpool. She is a behavioural neuroendocrinologist and her primary research has focused on eating behaviour and weight management and the role of psychological factors in weight gain and weight loss. She is also interested in (i) early life nutrition, specifically the influence of milk feeding and early weaning on the development of healthy food preferences and (ii) perinatal mental health and its impact on infant feeding.