Miss Elysia Young

MSc, BSc

Postgraduate research assistant

Department of Sport, Health Sciences and Social Work

Role

I am currently involved in nutritional studies which test commercial food and drink products in human participants to test glycemic index, and glycaemic and insulin response.

Professional information

Memberships of professional bodies

  • ANutr for the Association of Nutrition
  • Member of the Nutrition Society

Further details

I previously worked for 5 years in the NHS for the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals NHS FT. I spent 3 years based at Ipswich Hospital working on the Norfolk Diabetes prevention study as a Diabetes Prevention Facilitator. My role included recruiting, consenting, clinical appointments and delivering education sessions on lifestyle change. I then spent 2 years working in research and development based in Norwich as a Study recruitment and research facilitator. My role was to work on non commercial studies facilitating the costing, contract setup, support departments and sponsors of each study.