Amanda R A Adegboye

Dr, Associate Professor

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    20062021

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    Biography

    Amanda is a Ph.D. holder in Epidemiology with over 15 years’ experience in the field of Public Health. She has a strong background in intervention design, service evaluation, and evidence synthesis. She is an Associate Member of the Faculty of Public Health of the Royal Colleges of Physicians and a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA).

    She completed her first degree in Human Nutrition at Rio de Janeiro State University in Brazil. In 2001, she did a postgraduate training in Nutrition & Infectious Diseases at the Evandro Chagas Hospital/ Research Centre in Brazil. In 2006, she completed an exchange PhD programme in Sweden (Obesity Unit at Karolinska Institute).

    Having previously worked at a number of higher education institutions both nationally and internationally, she maintains a wide network of collaborations in Denmark, Brazil, the USA and the UK. She obtained her PgCert in Higher Education from the University of Westminster.

    Research Interests

    Food Insecurity

    Nutrition and chronic conditions

    Behaviour change interventions

    Women’s Health

    Maternal and Child health

    Dairy Consumption and Oral Health

    Health inequalities and migrant health

    Unconventional Edible Plants

    Alternative Sources of Protein

    Edible Insects

    Organic/ Food Waste management  

     

    Expertise related to UN Sustainable Devlopment Goals

    In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

    • SDG 2 - Zero Hunger
    • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being

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