Our collaborators – Professor Ashley Adamson
Professor Ashley Adamson is Professor of Public Health Nutrition at the Human Nutrition Research Centre at the Institute of Health & Society, University of Newcastle .
After graduation in 1987 Ashley worked as a dietitian in the NHS before moving to Newcastle University as a Research Associate to work on the Northumberland cross sectional cohort studies with Prof Andrew Rugg-Gunn. She was awarded her PhD (a study of the changes in the diets of adolescents 1980-1990) from Faculty of Medicine Newcastle University in 1993. In 1992, Ashley moved back into clinical practice and worked in a number of community dietetic posts and in primary care in London. She returned to Newcastle University in 1995 to take up a post as Lecturer in the newly created Human Nutrition Research Centre to develop a research programme in Public Health Nutrition.
Involvement in the Public Health Research Consortium
For more information on the projects below, please visit Ashley Adamson’s profile page on the Public Health Research Consortium website accessed here.
- Member of the PHRC Project Management Group, 2011-
- Member of the PHRC Consortium Management Group, 2011-
- Principal Investigator: Obesity and Alcohol use: Is there a role for dually focused intervention in young adults (18-25) to tackle unhealthy eating and heavy drinking and effectively reduce future health inequalities?
- Co-Investigator: Research to support the evaluation and implementation of adult cooking skills interventions in the UK: Phase 1
- Co-Investigator: Research to support the evaluation and implementation of adult cooking skills interventions in the UK: pilot RCT with process and economic evaluation components: Phase 2
- Co-Investigator: Exploring the impact of removing less healthy food from retail checkouts
- Principal Investigator: The process and impact of change in school food policy on food and nutrient intake both in and outside of school
- Co-Investigator: The changing social patterning of obesity: an analysis to inform practice and policy development
- Co-Investigator: How do young people engage with food branding?
For more information on the Public Health Research Consortium please visit: www.phrc.online