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Wolfson Research Institute for Health and Wellbeing

Wolfson Fellow

Dr Helen Moore, BSc (Hons), MSc, PhD

Telephone: +44 (0) 191 33 40469
Room number: E112, Wolfson Research Institute, Queen's Campus, Stockton on Tees, TS17 6BH
Post-Doctoral Researcher in the Evaluation Research Development Unit (ERDU)
Room number: E106, Wolfson Research Institute, Queen's Campus, Stockton on Tees, TS17 6BH

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Helen has a BSc (Hons) degree in Cell Biology from Durham University, an MSc Information Technology from Teesside University and a PhD titled "Advice on diet and body weight for the management of type 2 diabetes in adults from different socio-economic status groups" also from Teesside University. She is a member of the Association for the Study of Obesity.

Helen is an accomplished information scientist and is involved in systematic reviews and research on obesity, measurement of food intake/physical activity, and the continued development of the SNAP™ (Synchronised Nutrition & Activity Program) computer tool for measuring energy balance related behaviours.

Helen is a Co-Investigator in the NIHR funded Comunity Pharmacy systematic review project and the SPHR Foodscape Project. She joined Durham University in October 2008, after working at Teesside University for six years in a variety of roles including a period of time in knowledge transfer and various obesity-based research projects.

Helen is currently based in the Evaluation, Research and Development Unit (ERDU) within the School of Medicine, Pharmacy and Health and works over several cancer diagnosis projects, although is mainly focusing on the ECASS (Evaluation of a Computer Aid for assessing Stomach Symptoms) project.

PhD Supervision

Currently supervising PhD's for: Natalie Connor; Claire O'Malley

Previously supervised PhDs to completion: Carla Habib Mourad; Marie Claire Chamieh

Previously supervised MPhil to completion: Lucie Nield

Research Groups

School of Medicine, Pharmacy and Health

Selected Publications

Books: reviews

Journal papers: academic

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Selected Grants

  • 2011: Inequalities in Obesity (£178062.00 from NIHR)