Colin R. Martin

RN, BSc, MSc, PhD, MBA, YCAP, FHEA, C.Psychol, AFBPsS, C.Sci

Colin R. Martin

Colin R. Martin is Professor of Mental Health at Buckinghamshire New University, Middlesex, UK. He is a Registered Nurse, Chartered Health Psychologist and a Chartered Scientist. He also trained in analytical biochemistry, this aspect reflecting the psychobiological focus of much of his research within mental health. He has published or has in press well over 200 research papers and book chapters. He is a keen book author and editor having written and/or edited 15 books all of which reflect his diverse academic interests that examine in-depth, the interface between mental health and physical health. These outputs include the seminal five volume magnum opus, Handbook of Behavior, Food and Nutrition (2011), the prophetic insight into the treatment of neurological disease, Nanomedicine and the Nervous System (2012), and the major reference works Comprehensive Guide to Autism (2014), Diet and Nutrition in Dementia and Cognitive Decline (2015) and Comprehensive Guide to Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (2016). Professor Martin has a keen interest in bariatric surgery, particularly the psychobiological and psychosocial aspects associated with bariatric interventions and his interest in this area is reflected in a systematic review of quality of life measures for use in bariatric surgery contexts as well as the development of a bariatric-specific quality of life measure. He is involved in collaborative International research with many European and Non-European countries.

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor, Buckinghamshire New University, Middlesex, UK