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Leading Communities Podcast: Episode 2 – Health

By November 6, 2019 No Comments
Alison Trout – Health Psychologist
Alison is a Chartered Health Psychologist and has a background in Applied Psychology with over 25 years experience of working within clinical and research settings within the Academic, Public (NHS and Local Authority) and third sector organisations.
In her career she has worked as a Stop Smoking Service Manager, Commissioner and Strategic lead for Workplace Wellbeing, Obesity, Tobacco Control and Community Wellbeing.
More recently, she has worked as Strategic Lead within a Local Authority for Behavioural Science.
Alison was part of the writing and reviewing group for the recently published National Strategy Improving Peoples Health: Applying Behavioural and Social Sciences to improve Population Health and Wellbeing in England. She now co-ordinates the Midlands and East Behavioural Science Hub on behalf of the Behavioural Science in Public Health Network, where she is also a Committee Member.
Along with running her own business – The Behavioural Science Team UK, Alison currently works part time as a Psychologist within the NHS  with people who have Diabetes.
She is passionate about working with communities and is a Trustee and Volunteer with Three Trees Community Centre based in Chemlsey Wood, Solihull.
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Dr Kiran Sodha – Healthcare Specialist

Dr Kiran Sodha is a GP in London with specific interests in the prevention and treatment of chronic illness such as diabetes and depression.

He uses the underlying principles of functional and lifestyle medicine in his practice. Dr Sodha has also developed educational applications for GPs, founded an online healthcare startup and is completing an MBA at Warwick University.

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Kate Walker – Charity Chair, Steps to Your Healthy Future CIO

Kate has worked in the health and wellbeing industry for the past twenty-one years. She uses her expertise and knowledge of behavioural change to educate and support people with type 2 diabetes and obesity. Kate is passionate about helping people to achieve good health that is sustainable by providing information and support where and when it is needed.

Steps to Your Healthy Future is a Birmingham-based charity established in 2017. It was set up to promote and preserve the good health of people suffering or at risk from long-term health conditions such as type-2 diabetes and pre-diabetes, by the provision of support and education.

Steps to Your Healthy Future bring the community together in one place so they can share and support each other.

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