Dr Denise Anne Bellingham-Young

Senior Lecturer in Public Health

Email address: D.Bellingham-Young@wlv.ac.uk Phone number: 01902 518760 Location: Wolverhampton Faculty: Faculty of Education Health and Wellbeing School/Institute: Institute of Public Health, Social Work and Care Areas of expertise: Epidemiology Developmental origins of health and disease Quantitative research methods

About

Denise is an alumnus of the University of Wolverhampton completing her BSc, and PhD here. With a back ground in health psychology she has expertise in epidemiology and the developmental origins of health and disease.  Denise is a quantitative researcher with a strong interest on the impact of foetal environment on adult physical and psychological health. 

Working in the Institute of Public Health Social Work and Care, Denise is award leader for the Distance Learning Master in Public Health and senior lecturer with specialism in public health and epidemiology.  Professional registrations include Chartered Psychologist and associate Fellow of the British Psychological Society, Chartered Scientist,  Fellow of Royal Society for Public Health and Fellow of Higher Education Academy.

Denise is a peer reviewer and co-editor of the Journal for Health and Social Care Improvement with responsibility for peer review co-ordination.  She also peer reviews for  WHO Bulletin.

Research interests

  • Developmental origins of health and disease

Membership of professional bodies

BPS Chartered Psychologist

Chartered Scientist

Associate Fellow of British Psychological Society

Fellow Royal Society of Public Health

Fellow Higher Education Academy

Qualifications

 

Date attained

PC cert Learning and Teaching in HE

Level 5 Award in Management

Post Graduate Certificate in Public Health

PhD “Birthweight and Minor Illness” dealing with the effects of birthweight on

stress and minor illness in adulthood. External examiner Prof. Doug Carroll.

BSc Hons (2:1) Psychology with Combined Studies

Diploma of Higher Education

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Publications

Kashif, M and Bellingham-Young (2015)Meta analysis investigating the efficacy of drug tre, atment and non drug treatment of depression in patients with brain injury. Journal of Health and Social Care Improvement

Bellingham-Young, D. A. (2015) Developing a basic principles model to inform threshold concepts of public health, Journal of Health and Social Care Improvement http://www.wlv.ac.uk/media/departments/centre-for-health-and-social-care-improvement/Denise-Bellingham-Young-April-2015_1.pdf

Odejimi O, Bellingham-Yong D. A (2014) A Policy pathway to reducing teenage pregnancy in Africa, Journal of Human Growth and Development, 24(2):135-141 http://www.journals.usp.br/jhgd/article/view/79915/84613

Row, M-A, Nevill, AM, Bellingham-Young, D, Adamson-Macedo, EN, (2013) Promoting positive postpartum mental health through exercise in ethnically diverse priority groups Diversity and Equality in Health and Care, Volume 10, Number 3 pp. 185-195 http://diversityhealthcare.imedpub.com/promoting-positive-postpartum-mental-health-through-exercise-in-ethnically-diverse-priority-groups.php?aid=1692

Bellingham-Young, D. and Adamson-Macedo, E N., (2013) The impact of birthweight on adult minor illness: a study on a subclinical population. Journal of Human Growth and Development  23:1 11-17 http://www.revistas.usp.br/jhgd/article/viewFile/50416/54533

Bellingham-Young, D. A. and Adamsom-Macedo, E. N. (2004). Prematurity and Adult Minor Illness. Neuroendocrinology Letters 25(Suppl 1:): 117-25.

Bellingham-Young, D. A. and Adamsom-Macedo, E. N. (2003). Foetal Origins Theory: Links with Adult Depression and General Self-Efficacy. Neuroendocrinology Letters 24 (6): 412-6.

Bellingham-Young, D. A. and Adamsom-Macedo, E. N. (2002). Early Prediction and Psycho-Immunologic Mediation of Minor Illness in Adulthood. Neuroendocrinology Letters 23 (3): 219-25.

Bellingham-Young, D. A. and Adamson-Macedo, E. N. (2002b) Birthweight - Is It Linked to Minor Illness in Adulthood?, in: E. N. Adamson-Macedo (Ed) The Psychology of the Preterm Neonate. Heidelberg: Mattes Verlag.

Bellingham-Young, D. A. and Adamsom-Macedo, E. N. (2000a). Birthweight - Is It Linked to Minor Illness in Adulthood? Neuroendocrinology Letters 21: 469 - 474.

 

Conference Presentations

Ekpenyong, M. S., Bellingham-Young, D. A., Serrant, L., Clifford, A. (2015)Sound of “Silence”- A Technique for Understanding the “three delay” in Seeking Treatment  4th International Conference on Nursing and Health Care October, San Francisco USA

Row, M, Adamson-Macedol, E. N., Nevill, A., Bellingham-Young, D. A., (2015) Exercise to promote the mental health and well-being of ‘non-clinical’ post-partum women from an ethnically diverse, priority group in the UK - A 12-week cluster randomised controlled trial  (cRCT) SRIP 35th Annual Conference University of Nottingham

Odejimi, O, Bellingham-Young, D. (2013)  A conceptual framework to reducing teenage pregnancy in Africa: an empirical approach Festival of Public Health University of Manchester

Odejimi, O, Fuller, P., Bellingham-Young, D.  (2012) Determinants Of Teenage Pregnancy In Africa: Implication For Public Health Policy And Practice 2nd National CAIPE (Centre for Advancement of Inter-professional Education) Student Network Conference Collaborative Practice: Meeting the challenges of today together; hosted by Birmingham City University 9th November 2012.  www.caipe.org.uk

Row, M-A, Nevill, AM, Bellingham-Young, D, Adamson-Macedo, EN, (2012) Post-partum mental health and exercise in ethnically diverse priority groups – a framework for data collection. 32nd Annual SRIP Conference, Oxford, 12th – 13th September, 2012

Ilyas, J., Syed, N., Bellingham- Young, D. and Pennells, D. (2011a) Which practice is more effective for Acute Trusts in combating Norovirus outbreaks - Ward closures or bay closures? . Health Protection. Available from <http://www.hpa-events.org.uk/hpa/frontend/reg/absViewDocumentFE.csp?popup=1&documentID=4434&eventID=127>.

Ilyas, J., Syed, N., Bellingham-Young, D. and Pennells, D. (2011b) Norovirus outbreak control: an economic analysis comparing the differential impact of bay and ward closures on Acute Trusts. . Health Protection 2011. Available from <http://www.hpa-events.org.uk/hpa/frontend/reg/absViewDocumentFE.csp?popup=1&documentID=4437&eventID=127>.

Bellingham-Young, D. A. (2005). The Impact of Maternal Stress on the Subsequent Adult Health of the Child. Society for Neonatal Health Psychology and Allied Disciplines Study Day, Royal New Cross Hospital Wolverhampton.

Bellingham-Young, D. A. (2004). Stress within a Lifespan Perspective. Society for Neonatal Health Psychology  and Allied Disciplines Annual Conference, Royal Society of Medicine London.

Bellingham-Young, D. A. (2003) Self-efficacy, birthweight and health Psychology Post Graduate (Psypag) Annual Conference, University of Wolverhampton

Bellingham-Young, D. A. and Adamsom-Macedo, E. N. (2000b). Adult Minor Illness and General Self-Efficacy - Are They Related to Birthweight? Poster presentation at the British Psychological Society, Division of Health Psychology Annual Conference, University of Kent, Canterbury, Abstract reprinted in Proceedings of The British Psychological Society. Vol 9, No. 1. Feb 2001.

Bellingham-Young, D. A. and Adamsom-Macedo, E. N. (1999). Mediators of Minor Illness in University Students: Two Exploratory Studies. Poster presentation at the British Psychological Society, Division of Health Psychology Annual Conference, University of Leeds, Abstract reprinted in Proceedings of The British Psychological Society. Vol 8, no. 1 Feb 2000.

Bellingham-Young, D. A., Till, D. and Adamsom-Macedo, E. N. (1993). Correlates of Minor Illness. Presented at the British Psychological Society, Annual Conference of Special Group in Health Psychology, Nottingham University.

Previous professional experience

 

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Head of School Health and Social Care, at a private college in Wolverhampton.

Responsibilities lecturer and Quality Manager  responsible for all aspects of academic and pastoral care, liaison with awarding bodies, design and maintenance of process meeting all quality standards, gaining ISO9001 and Matrix approval. In 2008 I set up the NVQ centre, gaining approval from awarding bodies, recruiting staff, designing the delivery models and processes, developing training material for staff and learners and facilitating growth to over 1100 learners in less than 12 months.

 

Visiting Lecturer University of Wolverhampton

 

BT Project and programme manager.  Much of my work in BT centred on managing, mentoring and motivating either my own staff or members of a broader virtual team, using research methodologies and statistical analysis to investigate business situations, plan strategies and test solutions. 

  • Worked as a consultant both within the company and on secondment to external organisations. For example I:-
    • advised on setting up a call centre. 
    • carried out a strategic review for a major charity
    • advised on communications (content and format) community consultation and sat on the board for one of the first government/business joint venture City Academy Projects which aim to improve academic standards and engage communities in lifelong learning. 

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