Mr Oliver Huse

Research Fellow in Qual. Process Eval.

United Kingdom

Oliver Huse is public health nutrition research fellow at the at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. As part of the ESRC-funded SALIENT project, Oliver will be conducting process evaluations of food retail interventions aimed at supporting healthier eating and reducing the impact of food on the planet. Prior to this, Oliver’s PhD thesis, entitled ‘The Commercial Determinants of Unhealthy Diets in Asia’, took a mixed-methods approach to exploring the influence of unhealthy food and beverage corporations over food and nutrition environments and policies in East Asian lower-middle income countries. He has also worked as a consultant within UNICEF’s East Asia and Pacific regional Office, supporting country offices and governments in their efforts to introduce policies to address overweight and obesity.


Department of Public Health, Environments and Society
Faculty of Public Health and Policy


Public health nutrition policy research
Commercial determinants of health
Global health
Food systems
Qualitative research
Mixed methods research

Selected Publications

Prevention of childhood overweight and obesity in Mongolia, the Philippines and Vietnam: identifying priority actions.
Norov, B; Cristobal-Maramag, C; Van Minh, H; Long, KQ; HUSE, O; Nkoroi, A; Luvsanjamba, M; Phuong, DH; Kupka, R; Lobstein, T; Jewell, J; Castro, MC; Oliver, N; Watson, F;
Health promotion international
Nutritional status of school-age children (5-19 years) in South Asia: A scoping review.
Choedon, T; Brennan, E; Joe, W; LELIJVELD, N; HUSE, O; Zorbas, C; Backholer, K; Murira, Z; Wrottesley, SV; Sethi, V;
Maternal & Child Nutrition
A comparative analysis of the cost-utility of the Philippine tax on sweetened beverages as proposed and as implemented.
HUSE, O; Backholer, K; Nguyen, P; Calibo, A; Guirindola, M; Desnacido, JP; Sacks, G; Bell, AC; Peeters, A; Angeles-Agdeppa, I; Ananthapavan, J;
The Lancet Regional Health - Western Pacific
Understanding the corporate political activity of the ultra - processed food industry in East Asia: a Philippines case study.
HUSE, O; Reeve, E; Zambrano, P; Bell, C; Peeters, A; Sacks, G; Baker, P; Backholer, K;
Globalization and health
Healthy weight in childhood.
HUSE, O; Lobstein, T; Jewell, J; Zahr, S; Williams, D; Leon, K; Watson, F;
Bulletin of the World Health Organization
The implementation and effectiveness of outlet-level healthy food and beverage accreditation schemes: A systematic review.
HUSE, O; Schultz, S; Boelsen-Robinson, T; Ananthapavan, J; Peeters, A; Sacks, G; Blake, MR;
Obesity reviews
Strategies used by the soft drink industry to grow and sustain sales: a case-study of The Coca-Cola Company in East Asia.
HUSE, O; Reeve, E; Bell, C; Sacks, G; Baker, P; Wood, B; Backholer, K;
BMJ Global Health
Interdisciplinary insights on the future of food systems research: perspectives from the next generation of research leaders.
Russell, C; Schram, A; Salmon, L; Carrad, A; Barbour, L; Lacy-Nichols, J; HUSE, O; Machado, P; Gilbert, J; Zorbas, C; Thompson, C;
Public Health Nutrition
The nutrition transition, food retail transformations, and policy responses to overnutrition in the East Asia region: A descriptive review.
HUSE, O; Reeve, E; Baker, P; Hunt, D; Bell, C; Peeters, A; Backholer, K;
Obesity reviews : an official journal of the International Association for the Study of Obesity
A Proposed Research Agenda for Promoting Healthy Retail Food Environments in the East Asia-Pacific Region.
Cameron, AJ; Reeve, E; Marshall, J; Scapin, T; HUSE, O; Riesenberg, D; Jeyapalan, D; Demaio, S; Watson, F; Kupka, R; Correa, KP; Blake, M; Backholer, K; Peeters, A; Sacks, G;
Current nutrition reports
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