Professor of Psycho-oncology, Brighton & Sussex Medical School, University of Sussex
Professor Dame Lesley Fallowfield's research interests are wide and include the measurement of quality of life in clinical trials of cancer therapy and the training of communication skills for health care professionals in cancer. She has published over 400 papers, many book chapters and 3 text books. She lectures and runs training workshops throughout the world in psychosocial oncology, quality of life assessment and communication skills. She is a Fellow of the UK Academy of Medical Sciences, an Honorary Fellow of the Association of Cancer Physicians and was made a Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire for services to Psycho-Oncology in 2016.