Ms Tamryn Frank
BSc Dietetics, M Nutrition (Stellenbosch)
Researcher (Obesity Prevention)
Tamryn Frank joined the SOPH in 2018 as a researcher, working in the field of obesity and non-communicable disease prevention.
This informs her current PhD research, which is in the area of obesity prevention policies in low-income settings. She is currently serving on the research working group advising the South African National Department of Health on Front-of-Package labelling.
Prior to joining the SOPH, Tamryn worked for eight years as a primary health care dietitian for the Department of Health, both in the Eastern and Western Cape. Her Masters research – through Stellenbosch University in South Africa, Makerere University in Uganda and Oslo University in Norway – focused on human rights and food security.