Prevention of Diabetes and Related Metabolic Disorders and Study Coordination
Current work and interests
In 2018 Emma joined the Prevention team’s NIHR Programme Grant on scalable behavioural weight management programmes for the prevention and treatment of type 2 diabetes and is Study Co-ordinator for the GLoW Study
Emma is also Study Coordinator for the GoActive evaluation study and the Baby Milk Study at the MRC Epidemiology Unit.
Background and experience
Emma started at the unit in 2016 as a Research Study Assistant on the GoActive study, and has since progressed to work as a study coordination assistant on the Fenland Study and into her current role as a Study Coordinator within the Study Coordination team.
Prior to starting at the Unit, Emma completed her undergraduate degree in Sports and Exercise Science, and her Masters degree in Physical Activity, Nutrition and Health Promotion at the University of Bedfordshire. During this time, Emma also coordinated and lead the data collection for the Breakfast Balance Study, investigating the effects that breakfast consumption has on adolescent girl’s energy expenditure.