NHS Five Year Plan: Responding to the Prevention Challenge
- 08:30 - 16:30
- The Royal National Hotel, London
Debbie Smith is a Health Psychologist, her main research interests are pregnancy-related behavior change, pregnancy as a teachable moment, maternal obesity, teenage pregnancy and the impact of socio-economic environment on health behaviours. She has worked at University College London and The University of Manchester on research projects including the heightened incidence of stillbirth in ethnic minority and socially disadvantaged women and a multi-centered feasibility and pilot study for a lifestyle programme for pregnant women with a booking body mass index (BMI) ≥30kg/m2. Debbie’s current post is as a Health Psychology Lecturer in The School of Psychological Sciences at The University of Manchester. She is director of the BPS accredited MSc Health Psychology programme and runs several widening participation events in the local community with young people.