Dr Mark Wetherell is an Associate Professor of Psychobiology & Health Psychology, Postgraduate Programme Leader for Health Psychology and a Practicing Health Psychologist registered with the Health & Care Professions Council (HCPC).  He is a member of the Health Interventions and Wellbeing Research Group and the Health in Action Research Group, where he leads the stress research theme and is the Associate Director of the Northumbria Centre for Sleep Research.

Following completion of his PhD (Plymouth University) Mark held post-doctoral positions at the Medical Research Council, Henry Wellcome Laboratories for Integrative Neuroscience & Endocrinology and the Departments of Primary Care and Social Medicine at Bristol University.