21 May 2020

Founder and Director of CNWL’s National Problem Gambling Clinic, Dr Henrietta Bowden-Jones, has been made an Honorary Senior Visiting Fellow in Psychiatry at Cambridge University.

Dr Bowden-Jones said: “ Thank you to Cambridge University for making me Honorary Senior Visiting Fellow in Psychiatry. It’s a real honour and means so much to me”

Dr Bowden-Jones, a Consultant Psychiatrist, has collaborated closely with Cambridge University on several research grants leading to a better understanding of the neuroscience of Gambling Disorder as well as a clearer understanding of the vulnerabilities of the patients at the National Problem Gambling Clinic.

Her Doctorate in Medicine at Imperial College focused on the Neurobiology of Addictions and featured many of the Cambridge Neuroscience computerised tests developed by Professor Sahakian, who is Professor of Clinical Neuropsychology at the Department of Psychiatry and Medical Research Council (MRC)/Wellcome Trust Behavioural and Clinical Neuroscience Institute, University of Cambridge.

Dr Bowden-Jones was awarded an OBE for her work in Addiction Treatment and Research in last year’s New Year’s Honours.