CHErIsH post doc Karen Matvienko-Sikar recently presented CHErIsH research at the 2017 European Health Psychology Society Conference in Italy. The conference took place from August 29th to September 2nd in the beautiful city of Padova. Karen presented the overall CHErIsH project in the first poster session on Tuesday 29th, to much interest and discussion.
Karen Matvienko-Sikar (left) & Elaine Toomey (right)
On Saturday September 2nd, Karen presented the results of her qualitative evidence synthesis on parental experiences and perceptions of infant complementary feeding.
This work was presented as part of a symposium titled: Maximising the value of qualitative methods in the development and evaluation of behavior change interventions. The symposium was chaired by fellow CHErIsH post doc Elaine Toomey and CHErIsH collaborator Dr Jenny McSharry. Dr McSharry, Dr Molly Byrne, and Marita Hennessy, who are all involved in the CHErIsH project also presented and facilitated activities on the day.