Dietetic Students Present at BDA Research Symposia

Last week two dietetic students presented the projects they undertook as summer projects at the end of their second year at British Dietetic Association (BDA) Research Symposia in Birmingham. Catherine Anderson (above) presented her work which was a systematic review that investigated the effects of watching television on healthy food choices in children. Ravi Nagar …

Graduate Stories – Enzo Di Battista

Enzo Di Battista Master of Nutrition Graduate 2008 Joint Clinical Lead Dietitian in Adult Weight Management & CVD, Hywel Dda Health Board PhD Student, Lifestyle Interventions for Cardiovascular Risk, Swansea University My career route since graduation I began my career as a dietitian working within the NHS in the acute setting. After a year and …

Graduate Profile – David Johns

David Johns Master of Nutrition Graduate 2008 Current Role: Investigator scientist, MRC Human Nutrition Research Cambridge, UK I currently work as an Investigator scientist at Medical Research Council Human Nutrition Research. This is essentially a post-doc/early career scientist role. I work in epidemiology and on diet and obesity related research. This predominantly involves finding the …

Graduate Profile – Katie Bird

Katie Bird Community Dietitian Leicestershire My current role I am currently working in Leicestershire as a community dietitian. This is a varied post which is split between Mental Health and Primary Care and includes providing a dietetic service to mental health inpatient units, undertaking home visits and seeing patients in outpatient clinics. Patients are referred …

Next week is Dietitian’s Week – Congratulations to Dr Fiona McCullough

Next week 9-13th June 2014 marks the World’s first Dietitian’s Week [http://www.trustadietitian.co.uk/dietitians-week/]. This has been organised┬áby the British Dietetic Association [https://www.bda.uk.com/], the organisation who represent UK dietitians. Dietetics is a part of what we do in Nutritional Sciences at the University of Nottingham, being the only university in the UK to offer an integrated undergraduate …

What is a dietitian?

Part of what we deliver in the Division of Nutritional Sciences is the Master of Nutrition, an undergraduate masters programme which trains students to be eligible to register with the Health and Care Professions Council as Dietitians. The title dietitian (along with dietician) is a legally protected title in the UK. Here at Nottingham we …