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The Jerry Morris Memorial Lecture 2019 delivered by Prof Annie S Anderson

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Stacking the odds against cancer - obesity, diet and physical activity - beyond the stats

Annie S. Anderson is Professor of Public Health Nutrition and Co-director of the Centre for Research into Cancer Prevention and Screening at Ninewells Medical School, University of Dundee. She trained in nutrition and after two years clinical dietetic practice in Cambridge moved to an academic career. Following a PhD at the University of Aberdeen and research posts at the University of Glasgow and the MRC Medical Sociology Unit she was appointed to a Professorial post in the University of Dundee in 1996. In 2013, she was elected to Fellowship of the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh.

Her research focusses on theory based, behaviourally focused, dietary and obesity (population and individual) interventions aimed at chronic disease risk reduction with a special interest in cancer prevention. She has undertaken a number of international and national roles including advisor to WHO International Agency for Research on the development of European Code Against Cancer, chair of the grant panel for The World Cancer Research Fund International, member of UK Scientific Advisory Committee on Nutrition (SACN) and workstream lead for health and sustainability in Scotland’s national food and drink policy (Scottish Government). She was Chair of the National Prevention Research Initiative (NPRI) (Medical Research Council) scientific committee from 2012 to 2016 and is President –elect of the UK Society for Behavioural Medicine.


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