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Prof David Haslam CBE

Chair
National Obesity Forum (Confirmed)

David Haslam is Chair of the National Obesity Forum (NOF) and a GP with a special interest in obesity and cardiometabolic disease, Physician in Obesity Medicine at the Centre for Obesity Research at Luton & Dunstable Hospital. Professor Haslam is Visiting Professor at the Robert Gordon University Aberdeen, and Visiting Professor at Chester University. He contributed to formulating the guidelines for adult obesity management in primary care and produced the first Primary Care guidelines for management of childhood obesity with the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health.  

  • Evaluating national performance of public health initiatives: what has worked on a national scale?
  • Understanding the impact of targeted intervention: how can you measure overall benefit of prevention to patient experience?
  • Tackling obesity through evidence based approaches: Future strategy and action plans from Public Health England
  • Implementing success at a local level: Working with nutritionist as part of the care pathway approach to tackling obesity