Wolfgang-Ahrens

Expertise:

Epidemiology, Public Health, Etiology of obesity, Metabolic diseases, 
Cancer (head and neck cancer, lung cancer), Lifestyle and occupational risk factors, Primary prevention

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Other activities (e.g., membership of other advisory boards):

European Childhood Obesity Group (ECOG), International Commission on Occupational Health (ICOH) and Scientific Committee Epidemiology in Occupational Health, Society for Epidemiologic Research (SER), Deutsche Gesellschaft für Medizinische Informatik, Biometrie und Epidemiologie (GMDS),Deutsche Gesellschaft für Epidemiologie (DGEpi),International Epidemiological Association (IEA), German Competence Network on Obesity (CNO), Member of the Board of Directors of The German National Cohort (GNC), Member of the DEDIPAC Management Team, Deputy Leader Thematic Aerea 1 and Leader of WP 1.3

Photo-Mario-Mazzocchi

Expertise:

  • Evaluation of food and nutrition policy
  • Demand analysis and consumer behaviour
  • Economics & Policy of obesity and nutrition
  • Health economics

Other activities (e.g., membership of other advisory boards):

  • Co-Editor in chief of "Food Policy"
Photo-Mark-Conner

Expertise:

He is an expert on health behaviours and how to change them with particular expertise on dietary behaviours, physical activity and smoking.

Other activities (e.g., membership of other advisory boards):

  • Fellow European Health Psychology Society
  • Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences (UK)
  • Co-Editor in Chief, Psychology & Health (2011-2018)

 

Wim-Verbeke

Expertise:

Attitude; Behaviour; Communication; Consumer; Economics; Food; Marketing.

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Other activities (e.g., membership of other advisory boards):

  • Active involvement as pillar, workpackage or task leader in EU-funded research projects such as EATWELL, FOODRISC, CLYMBOL and PROMISS, and as member of the Scientific Advisory Board of EURECCA and FOCUSBALKANS
  • Member of the ETP Food4Life and ILSI Europe Expert Groups
  • Scientific Expert Evaluator for ERC (EU) and national research funding organisations such as NWO (Netherlands), SNSF (Switzerland), ANR (France), AKF (Denmark) and DFG (Germany)

 

Molly-Byrne

Expertise:

Dr Molly Byrne is a Senior Lecturer in Health Psychology at the National University of Ireland, Galway. In 2014 she was awarded a significant Health Research Board (HRB) Research Leadership Award (2014-2019) to establish and direct the Health Behaviour Change Research Group (HBCRG). This group aims to improve population health by developing and promoting an evidence-based behavioural science approach to health behaviour change interventions. The team are currently running a number of intervention development studies, pilot trials of interventions and definitive intervention trials. Studies are focused on areas including: self-management among young adults with Type 1 Diabetes; attendance at structured education programmes for people with Type 2 Diabetes; delivery of sexual counselling within hospital cardiac rehabilitation; interventions to increase physical activity among overweight pregnant women and interventions to promote healthy infant feeding delivered in primary care.

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