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Dr. Adrian Brown

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University College London, London

Dr Adrian Brown is a Senior Research Fellow and Lecturer in Nutrition and Dietetics in the Centre of Obesity Research at University College London. He is also a Senior Specialist Weight Management and Bariatric dietitian with over 17 years of clinical experience and a PhD in Medicine from Imperial College London.

His research interests centre around obesity, type 2 diabetes, bariatric surgery, weight stigma and the use of formula-based diets in different patient populations. His recently research has focussing on dietary methods for achieving type 2 diabetes remission, weight-related terminology used by healthcare professionals, weight stigma within dietetic practice and the impact of COVID-19 on people living with obesity, which he was PI of a series of national survey over the pandemic. He also helped set up the dietetic services within a regional specialist weight management service (Tier-3) where he was the dietetic service lead. He also designed a series of innovative group sessions for patients within a Tier-3 service, with his evaluation of these groups being one of the few published papers evaluating Tier 3 services within the UK.

Dr Brown is Chair of the Specialist Obesity Group for the BDA, on the steering group of the Obesity Empowerment Network, the scientific council of the British Nutrition Foundation, the strategic Council of the APPG on Obesity and on board of Trustees for Academy of Nutrition Sciences. While also being to programme co-lead of the MSc Dietetics (Pre-registration) course at UCL.