Justin has been working in the field of public health for many years both as a practitioner and as a researcher. Justin's former roles include working as the Director of the Centre for Workplace and Community Health at St Mary's University, and as a National Engagement Manager for Macmillan Cancer Support, leading on the charity's healthy lifestyles programme. Justin leads the Public Health MSc programme at the University.
Justin has been working in the field of public health for many years both as a practitioner and as a researcher. Justin's former roles include working as the Director of the Centre for Workplace and Community Health at St Mary's University, and as a National Engagement Manager for Macmillan Cancer Support, leading on the charity's healthy lifestyles programme. Justin leads the MSc Public Health programme at the University.
Justin's research interest is in behavioural and social science and public health, particularly in lifestyle behaviours in people with a long-term condition. Justin is part of the Centre for Primary Health and Social Care. Justin is also part of the LondonMet lab: Empowering London leading on the Health Improvement Challenge.
Rescaling Fund, London Metropolitan University: £2,485 to fund collaboration between the School of Art, Architecture and Design and the School of Social Professions bringing the discipline of behavioural science together with architecture, public health, and environmental science, aiming to influence pro-environmental behaviours. In partnership with Dr Sian Moxon.
Justin has taught across a range of modules at a postgraduate level including health improvement, epidemiology, health protection and the Public Health dissertation project. In addition, Justin has taught public health and health promotion, and employability skills at an undergraduate level.
Recent publications include:
- Pallin, N, Fisher, A, Beeken, RJ, Woznitza, N, Charlesworth, L, Webb, J (2020). Protocol: A systematic review of digital education interventions for healthcare professionals to promote physical activity and healthy eating among adult patients. International prospective register of systematic reviews.
- Peel, J, Webb, J, Jones, A (2020). A remote behaviour change service for increasing physical activity in people with chronic lung conditions: intervention development using the Behaviour Change Wheel. Perspectives in Public Health, 140 (1), 16-21. doi:10.1177/1757913919880928
- Webb, J, Peel, J, Fife-Schaw, C, and Ogden, J (2019). A mixed-methods process evaluation of a print-based intervention supported by internet tools to improve physical activity in UK cancer survivors. Public Health, 175, 19–27.
- Webb, J, Fife-Schaw, C, and Ogden, J (2019). A randomised control trial and cost-consequence analysis to examine the effects of a print-based intervention supported by internet tools on the physical activity of UK cancer survivors. Public Health, 171, 106–115.
- Webb, J, Fife-Schaw, C, Ogden, J, and Foster, J (2017). The Effect of the Move More Pack on the Physical Activity of Cancer Survivors: Protocol for a Randomized Waiting List Control Trial with Process Evaluation. JMIR research protocols, 6(11), e220. doi:10.2196/resprot.7755
- Webb, J, Stockwell, J, and Chavez-Ugalde, Y (2017). The reach, adoption, and effectiveness of online training for healthcare professionals. Public Health, 153, 107–110.
- Webb, J, Hall, J, Hall, K, and Fabunmi-Alade, R (2016). Increasing the frequency of physical activity very brief advice from nurses to cancer patients. A mixed-methods feasibility study of a training intervention. Public Health, 139(C), 121–133.
- Webb, J, Foster, J, and Poulter, E (2016). Increasing the frequency of physical activity very brief advice for cancer patients. Development of an intervention using the behaviour change wheel. Public Health, 133, 45–56.
- Webb, J, Smerald, G, Ardill, J Fu, E, and Toombs, B (2016) The barriers and motivators to physical activity in people living with cancer. Conference abstract 2016 National Cancer Research Institute conference, November 2016, Liverpool, England.
- Webb, J, Smerald, G, Ardill, J, Fu, E, and Toombs, B (2016, November). What drives cancer survivors to get active? NCRI conference, Liverpool, England.
- Worbey, S, Foster, J, Horlock, R, and Webb, J (2016). Formative evaluation of Macmillan’s physical activity behaviour change care pathway. NCRI conference, Liverpool, England.
London Met is an accredited training provider for the Royal Society for Public Health and as such, Justin delivers two week-long summer schools, offering professional qualifications to students and the public health workforce alike. Justin is also a member of the Versus Arthritis physical activity advisory group.
Videos from the National Cancer Research Institute Conference for the European Medical Journal in 2015
Course Leader for Public Health MSc