The registered dietitian-nutritionist, Stavroula Argyridou, graduated from Sheffield H.University with Bachelor of Science (Hons) Nutrition, Health and Lifestyles; an accredited course by the “Association for Nutrition” in United Kingdom. As part of her first degree, Miss Argyridou completed the first stage of Motivational Interviewing course which is a changing health behaviour technique widely used in nutritional psychology.
After her BSc, she completed her Master of Science degree (MSc) in Dietetics at Queen Margaret University in Edinburgh. During her stay in the UK she completed various placements in National Health Service (NHS) in both in hospital and community settings. She completed her NHS placements in different medical areas such as diabetes (type I and type II), cardiovascular disease, liver and kidney transplant, medicine of the elderly, stroke, mental health, as well as weight management. Following the completion of all the necessary requirements set by the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) as well as the British Dietetic Association (BDA) she received her R.D and became a Clinical Dietitian.
Succeeding her MSc completion, she proceeded to be a PhD candidate at the University of Leicester (expected graduation, 2020). She is currently investigating the effects of diet and exercise on Type II Diabetes Mellitus.