PhD Researcher, Queen Mary University of London
Monique Tan is a NIHR-funded PhD researcher at Queen Mary University of London, with expertise in nutrition and international health.
Her ambition is to tackle the leading diet-related causes of deaths and disabilities, by informing health and food policies with scientific evidence.
Monique has extensive research and field experience in Europe, Asia, and Africa, including work at the World Health Organization and the European Commission.
She is currently working on reducing population salt intake in China with Professors Feng J He and Graham MacGregor.
People in China have used salt to prepare and preserve food for thousands of years. But consuming lots of salt raises blood pressure, increasing the risk of cardiovascular disease. Cardiovascular disease, which includes...