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Dr Tanefa Apekey

Dr Tanefa Apekey
Contact Details
Dr Tanefa Apekey

Senior Lecturer

School of Clinical & Applied Sciences

???? T.A.Apekey@leedsbeckett.ac.uk

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 Teaching

Module Tutor/Leader:

  • Current Issues in Public Health Nutrition (undergrad, final year)
  • The Competent Professional (undergrad, final year)
  • Professional & Collaborative Practice (MSc)

Research Interests

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.

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