NameDr Rebecca Moon
Rebecca completed her undergraduate medical training at the University of Southampton in 2006, including a BSc in Biomedical Sciences. She has been training in paediatrics and child health within the Wessex region, during which she has developed an interest in children’s hormone disorders, obesity and bone health. Rebecca gained experience in epidemiological research during an academic clinical fellowship at the MRC LEU in 2012, during which she undertook analysis of data from the Southampton Women’s Survey. She subsequently started a period of doctoral research at the MRC LEU in September 2013. This will explore the role of antenatal vitamin D supplementation in offspring body composition and muscle development among the children born to mothers participating in the MAVIDOS study.