Department of Population Health
Chris is a PhD candidate at the Department of Population Health, LSHTM. His doctoral research is centred around the development and application of food environment research in low- and middle-income countries. He has a background is in social science, social and economic geography.
Chris’s research is situated within the wider Andhra Pradesh Children and Parents Study (APCAPS), India. His mixed-methods research investigates how people interact with their food environment to acquire and consume foods as part of daily life in rapidly transitioning settings. As part of his research, Chris has developed and implemented a novel qualitative-GIS approach that integrates participatory photo-mapping, photo-elicitation techniques, and in-depth interviews.
Chris is also the lead coordinator of the Agriculture, Nutrition and Health Academy’s Food Environment Working Group (ANH-FEWG) https://www.anh-academy.org/food-environment-working-group-fewg-0.