Hibbah Araba Saeed BSc MSc
The University of Sheffield
School of Health and Related Research (ScHARR)
Section of Public Health
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I joined the University of Sheffield in October 2013, as a PhD student at the School of Health and Related Research, Section of Public Health. I am undertaking a research on Determinants of Dietary Behaviour among Ghanaians living in the United Kingdom. Alongside my studies, I am currently working as a research assistant on an EU project called DEDIPAC, where I am the lead researcher on a systematic mapping review.
Prior to starting my PhD, I worked as a Research Assistant at the Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research, Ghana. I was involved in general assistance in research work; undertaking surveys, computation, writing, supervision and training of research assistants.
Title of PhD: Socioecological determinants of dietary behaviour among Ghanaians living in the UK.
My PhD project falls broadly under migrant health. The research adopts a mixed method research approach to explore the determinants of dietary behaviour, dietary change following migration and household food insecurity among Ghanaians living in the United Kingdom.
My research interests are:-
- Determinants of Dietary behaviours and dietary patterns
- Migrant health
- Obesity among minority ethnic groups
- Nutrition transition in developing countries
- Household food security
- Breastfeeding and Infant feeding
I have interest in teaching in the following areas in nutrition; international nutrition and nutrition policies, community nutrition, obesity, maternal and infant nutrition and other nutrition related topics.
Member of Ghana, African and British Nutrition Societies
- Professor Michelle Holdsworth
- Dr Katie Powell
- Dr Mary Nicolaou (AMC -University of Amsterdam)