Professor Ashley Adamson

Professor Ashley Adamson is Professor of Public Health Nutrition at the Human Nutrition Research Centre at the Institute of Health & Society, University of Newcastle.

After graduation in 1987 Ashley worked as a dietitian in the NHS before moving to Newcastle University as a Research Associate to work on the Northumberland cross sectional cohort studies with Prof Andrew Rugg-Gunn. She was awarded her PhD (a study of the changes in the diets of adolescents 1980-1990) from Faculty of Medicine Newcastle University in 1993. In 1992, Ashley moved back into clinical practice and worked in a number of community dietetic posts and in primary care in London. She returned to Newcastle University in 1995 to take up a post as Lecturer in the newly created Human Nutrition Research Centre to develop a research programme in Public Health Nutrition.

Involvement in the Public Health Research Consortium