Dr Simon Rowlands
Currently working as a Senior Lecturer in Health Promotion and Public Health at Leeds Beckett University having spent the previous 15 years as a practising Health Promotion Specialist working for the NHS in Bradford and Airedale. Much of his work in practice covered the areas of physical activity and nutrition for health improvement, working in partnership with health services, local authorities and third sector organisations.
During this time Simon also applied his health promotion knowledge and skills more generically in overseas water and sanitation, lane mine awareness and refugee camp health projects, predominantly in the Balkans and Eastern Europe.
For his PhD Simon critically examined men's use of weight management services and take a keen interest in men's health and gender more generally as a determinant of health.