Miss Debra Williams
School of Health Professions (Faculty of Health)
Lecturer in Dietetic Practice (School of Health professions)
- Supporting teaching and learning to undergraduate students on BSc (Hons) Dietetics and also BSc (Hons) Nutrition, Exercise and Health .
- Supervisory support to undergraduate students undertaking research dissertation projects.
BSc (Hons) Nutrition/Dietetics (University of Surrey) 1993
Associate Fellow of the Higher Education Academy - 20 Masters credits (achieved in 2019) at University of Plymouth
Started MSc in Advanced Professional Practice (University of Plymouth) - 2019
MSc Research Dissertation Project - see title below.
Views of freelance dietitians and perceived training needs around working in primary care in the UK: a cross-sectional survey
Full Member of the British Dietetic Association (BDA)
Registered with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) - DT05903
My teaching activities are to support the undergraduate dietetic degree programme. Module lead for the following modules - Business and Leadership, Human Nutrition and food studies, human nutrition and psychosocial care. Project supervision, as well as delivering other undergraduate lectures/seminars in the field of nutrition, dietetics and ageing.
My specialist interests are bariatrics, diabetes and obesity. I also practice as a Freelance Dietitian and am currently involved in a MSc project looking at the views of Freelance Dietitians about working within primary care settings.