Entries by wrenmead

Stephen Devereux

Stephen Devereux is a Research Fellow at the Institute of Development Studies at the University of Sussex, UK, where he is a Co-Director of the Centre for Social Protection. He is also the SA-UK Bilateral Research Chair in Social Protection and Food Security, affiliated to the Centre of Excellence in Food Security and the Institute […]

Vundli Ramokolo

Vundli Ramokolo is Senior Scientist at the South African Medical Research Council Health Systems Research Unit. She holds a Master of Public Health (Epidemiology) degree from the University of Cape Town and is currently completing her doctorate at the University of Bergen, Norway. Her PhD focusses on the growth of cohorts of HIV exposed and […]

Barrie Margetts

British Citizen, born in Perth Australia; resident in UK since 1985. Emeritus Professor of Public Health Nutrition, Faculty of Medicine, University of Southampton. Freelance Consultant Research, scholarship, and professional h-index 49; i10-index 116 There are four broad strands of work that I have been engaged in, and played a key role in developing, over the […]

Shane Norris

Shane Norris is a Research Professor in the Department of Paediatrics and is the Director of the MRC/Wits Developmental Pathways for Health Research Unit at the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg. He has extensive research experience in longitudinal cohort studies and epidemiology and his research expertise and interest includes: (i) maternal and child health, (ii) […]

David Woodward

David Woodward is an independent writer and researcher on development issues. He has been a professional development economist for more than 30 years, working for the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, the UK Executive Director’s Office in the IMF and World Bank, the United Nations, the World Health Organisation, Save the Children, Progressio and nef (the […]

Janusz F Luterek

Janusz holds degrees in both Chemical Engineering from the University of Pretoria and Law from UNISA and is a registered Attorney, Patent Attorney, and a Professional Engineer and is a partner of Hahn & Hahn. Janusz is a Custodian Member of the South African Association for Food Science and Technology (SAAFoST) as well as serving […]

Nicholas Freudenberg

Nicholas Freudenberg is Distinguished Professor of Public Health at the City University of New York School of Public Health, where he directs the CUNY Urban Food Policy Institute. His research focuses on the social determinants of urban health and health inequalities with a special interest in the impact of local, national and global influences on […]

Enrique Jacoby

Dr Jacoby is an M.D. from San Marcos University, Lima-Peru (1980) and a MPH in Nutrition from John Hopkins University (1988-89). From 2001 to 2015 he was appointed Regional Advisor on Nutrition at the Pan-American Health Organization/WHO in Washington, D.C., where he coordinated several initiatives on obesity prevention, active living, public transportation and sustainable urban […]

Reggie Annan

Reginald Annan, a Ghanaian by birth, is a Public Health Nutritionist and lecturer at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Ghana, where he has served for 4.5 years. Prior to that, he worked as Research Fellow for the University of Southampton, UK, where he worked with the International Malnutrition Task Force (IMTF), to […]

Paul Amuna

Dr Paul Amuna is a physician scientist, Fellow of the Royal Society of Medicine and consultant in international nutrition and public health. He is Honorary Principal Lecturer (Associate Professor) at the University of Greenwich, United Kingdom. A graduate of the University of Ghana Medical School and the University of Sheffield UK, he has over two […]

Fabio Gomes

Fabio Gomes is a nutritionist, with a MSc in Population Studies and Social Research, and a PhD in Public Health. As a Ministry of Health Officer in Brazil, he worked developing strategies to promote healthy eating practices among the Brazilian population and protecting public policies from opposing interests. As a visiting scholar at the Department […]

Simon Capewell

Simon trained in general medicine then public health. Appointed Professor of Clinical Epidemiology in the University of Liverpool in 1999. He manages a research programme spanning food policy and cardiovascular disease (CVD) prevention, with 300+ papers and £25 million funding thus far. Simon is the UK Faculty of Public Health Vice President for Policy, a […]

Andries du Toit

Andries du Toit has a PhD in Comparative Studies from the University of Essex. His training is in political theory and in qualitative and anthropological approaches to social science research. He has done extensive research on the political economy of structural poverty and racialised inequality in a range of contexts in South Africa: his publications […]

Jane Battersby

Jane Battersby is a senior researcher at the African Centre for Cities at the University of Cape Town, South Africa and is the research coordinator of the ESRC/DFID-funded Consuming Urban Poverty, which focuses on governing food systems to alleviate poverty in secondary cities in Africa. Jane’s research for the last 10 years has focussed on […]

Anne Marie Thow

Dr Anne Marie Thow is Senior Lecturer in Health Policy at the University of Sydney. Her research uses theories of public policy making to explore facilitators and barriers to best practice public health nutrition policy, with a particular focus on the interface between economic policy and nutrition. Anne Marie currently collaborates on research in Asia, […]

Jacques Rousseau

Jacques Rousseau lectures on critical thinking and ethics at UCT, and is the founder and chairperson of the Free Society Institute, established in 2009 to promote secular humanism and scientific reasoning in South Africa. He and a colleague are the co-authors of “Critical Thinking, Science, and Pseudoscience: Why We Can’t Trust Our Brains”, published by […]

Stephen Greenberg

Stephen Greenberg is a researcher with the Institute for Poverty, Land and Agrarian Studies (PLAAS) and Centre of Excellence in Food Security (CoE-FS) at the University of the Western Cape. Current work is on corporate power in the South African agro-food system and links to nutrition, as well as other work on small-scale agriculture and […]

Ben Cousins

Professor Ben Cousins holds a DST/NRF Chair in Poverty, Land and Agrarian Studies at the University of the Western Cape (UWC). He established the Programme for Land and Agrarian Studies (PLAAS) at UWC in 1995 and was its director until 2009 (PLAAS is now the Institute for Poverty, Land and Agrarian Studies). He holds a […]

Adelheid Onyango

Adelheid Onyango is Regional Adviser for Nutrition at the WHO Regional Office for Africa. Dr. Onyango obtained a Bachelor’s degree in Education Home Economics from Kenyatta University in Nairobi before pursuing postgraduate studies in Canada, where she obtained MSc and doctoral degrees in nutrition from McGill University. Her research and public health career have focused […]

Michael Jacobson

Michael F. Jacobson, Ph.D., is co-founder and executive director of the Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI), a nonprofit health advocacy organization supported largely by the 600,000 subscribers to its Nutrition Action Healthletter, member donations, and foundation grants. CSPI is a key player in battles against obesity, cardiovascular disease, and other health problems, […]