Obesity rates among the general population are increasing, rising from 15% in 1993 to 26% in 2014.
Dr. Maxine Johnson (Research Fellow) has a background in nursing and psychology and has worked at the University of Sheffield (ScHARR) for 13 years. Her topics of interest include lifestyle change to improve health. She has previously worked on research projects relating to the prevention and management of type 2 diabetes, including reviews to inform NICE guidance. Her research method expertise is in qualitative approaches as well as evidence synthesis.