Angela Coulter

Visiting Fellow

Angela's work with the Fund during her fellowship has focused on shared decision-making.

She is Director of Global Initiatives at the Foundation for Informed Medical Decision Making, Boston, and Senior Research Scientist at the Department of Public Health, University of Oxford.

A social scientist by training, Angela has a doctorate in health services research from the University of London. From 2000 to 2008 she was Chief Executive of Picker Institute Europe, a UK-based research charity specialising in measuring and improving patients' experience.

Previous roles included Director of Policy and Development at The King's Fund, and Director of the Health Services Research Unit at the University of Oxford. She holds Honorary Fellowships at the Faculty of Public Health and the Royal College of General Practitioners and she is a Trustee of National Voices.

Angela has published more than 250 research papers and reports and several books. She was the founding editor of Health Expectations, an international peer-reviewed journal on patient and public involvement in health care and health policy.