Deborah Gibson-Smith
Research Fellow

Profile

Biography

Deborah Gibson-Smith joined the Martin House Research Centre as a research fellow in January 2019. She originally trained as a dietician dietetics but decided to follow a career in research by continuing her studies and obtaining an MSc in Epidemiology. Deborah then went on to do a PhD as part of the MoodFOOD (Multicountry collaborative project on the role of Diet, Food-related behaviour, and obesity in the prevention of Depression) project based at the VU Medical Centre in Amsterdam. Deborah is registered as an Epidemiologist with the Dutch Epidemiological Society (VVE). 

Qualifications

  • BSc (Hons) Applied and Human Biology (1981) Aston University, Birmingham
  • BSc Voeding en Dietetiek (2011) Hogeschool van Amsterdam
  • MSc Lifestyle and chronic disorders (2014) Vrij Universiteit, Amsterdam
  • PhD The weight of depression: epidemiological studies into obesity, Amsterdam

Research

Projects

  • Make every child count (Polypharmacy in children with life-limiting conditions: understanding the problem and identifying the research priorities)

Research group(s)

External activities

Memberships

Dutch Epidemiological Society (VVE).

Contact details

Deborah Gibson-Smith
Research Fellow

Tel: 01904 32(8084)