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Professor Helen Roberts

Professor Helen Roberts

 BSc, MB ChB, MRCP (UK), PhD
Professor of Medicine For Older People

Research interests

  • Nutrition of older people
  • Physical activity in older people
  • Parkinson's

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Address: Southampton General Hospital, Tremona Road Shirley, SO16 6YD (View in Google Maps)


Professor Helen Roberts trained as a geriatrician and leads Academic Geriatric Medicine based at Southampton General Hospital. Her research focus is nutrition and physical activity in older people, frailty, sarcopenia and Parkinson’s. Professor Roberts leads the NIHR Applied Research Collaborations (ARCs) national priority programme in Healthy Ageing, Dementia and Frailty which is conducting multi-regional projects evaluating the implementation of research innovations into real world health and care services. She is Chair of the UK Association of Academic Geriatric Medicine.

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