Professor Annie Anderson
Professor Annie Anderson BSc PhD RD FRCP is Professor of Public Health Nutrition in the Centre for Research into Cancer Prevention and Screening, School of Medicine, University of Dundee. Her training spans biological aspects of nutrition as well as behavioural, social and cultural dimensions. Following two years clinical dietetic practice in Cambridge she undertook a PhD at the University of Aberdeen and research posts at the University of Glasgow and the MRC Medical Sociology Unit. Her research areas focus 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 and survivorship. During 2013 to 2015 she was a member of the European Code Against Cancer – Physical activity, obesity, nutrition and alcohol working group for the WHO International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) and during 2015/16 a member of an expert working group on body fatness and cancer for the Agency.