University of Birmingham

Nutritional Team

Prof Janice L. Thompson

Nutrition Lead of the By-Band-Sleeve study. Janice is currently Professor of Public Health Nutrition and Exercise in the School of Sport and Exercise Sciences at the University of Birmingham, UK. Janice’s research interests include working with people across the lifespan to better understand how we can promote healthy eating and increase physical activity to reduce obesity, physical inactivity, and the subsequent risks for type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease. Janice is the nutrition lead for the By-Band-Sleeve study. In this role she oversees the collection and analysis of all dietary intake data. She also serves as a member of the Trial Management Group, attending all related meetings and providing oversight and advice regarding nutrition-related aspects of the study.