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Dr Helen Pittson


Senior Lecturer Food Science and Human Nutrition

Over 10 years experience working in Public Health in both the NHS and Local Authority.  Have worked on many public health interventions including; adult weight management, sport and exercise, walking for health, healthy lifestyles for families, community food projects, workplace health, childhood obesity, weight management during pregnancy, wellbeing and healthy lifestyles for older people.


Professional Memberships


Academic Department: Food, Land and Agribusiness Management

Tel: 01952 815539

Twitter: @helen_pittson

Office: RFA 103 Regional Food Academy


Other publications

  • Headley J and Pittson H (2019) Bottom Up! Establishing a University wide community of practice for exemplars and exploration of its affect in enhancing the quality of student assessment Practitioner Research in Higher Education 13
  • Pittson H and Wallace L (2011) Using intervention mapping to develop a family-based childhood weight management programme Journal of Health Service Research and Policy 16 Suppl 1
  • Pittson H and Wallace L (2010) Weight management programme for children Primary Health Care Journal 20
Additional Information


Module Leader:

Academic and Professional Skills for the Food Industry (F4001C17)

Communication and Professional Skills for the Food Industry (F4010C17)

Wellbeing Through the Lifecycle (F4008C17)

Public Health Nutrition (F5014C17)


You can contact Dr Helen Pittson if you would like to discuss any of the following course modules:



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