Dr Tanefa Apekey
About Dr Tanefa Apekey
Dr Tanefa Apekey is a Senior Lecturer in Nutrition. She is also a Registered Nutritionist (Public Health) and a member of the Nutrition Society.
Dr Tanefa is the module leader for level 6 (final year undergraduate) Current Issues in Public Health Nutrition, The Competent Professional and MSc Professional and Collaborative Practice. She also contributes (teaching and/or assessment) to the following modules; level 4 (first year undergraduate) Personal Development, level 5 (second year undergraduate) Lifespan Nutrition, Nutrition & Public Health, level 6 Dissertation and MSc Nutrition Advances in Practice as well as Enterprise in Public Health Nutrition.
- Current Issues in Public Health Nutrition (undergrad, final year)
- The Competent Professional (undergrad, final year)
- Professional & Collaborative Practice (MSc)
Her research interest is in public health nutrition with particular focus on nutrition-related diseases and dietary behaviour. She is actively researching on the nutritional composition of ethnic foods, influences of dietary behaviour and nutrition-related diseases in African and Caribbean migrants living in the UK. She also collaborates with colleagues at the University of Bristol on systematic reviews and meta-analysis, most of which have been published in reputable international journals.