I spent 15 years working as a Senior Community Dietitian with the Health Service Executive (HSE), and managing my own business where I developed skills in planning, implementing and supporting programmes to promote health and prevent nutrition related diseases in a range of clinical & community settings. In 2019, I was appointed to the Dietitians Registration Board of CORU, Irelands statutory multi-professional health regulator. I am an active member of the Irish Nutrition & Dietetic Institute, which is the professional body for dietitians in Ireland and currently serve as Honoury Secretary on the Senior Management Team and was previously the Education & Professional Development Manager. My current interests include public health nutrition, feeding difficulties, developing eLearning programmes for the profession of Dietitians and exploring competencies in nutrition among healthcare professionals.
My current interests include exploring feeding difficulties, particularly Avoidant, Restrictive Food Intake Disorder (ARFID), exploring competencies in nutrition to address diet and nutrition-related diseases with clients among healthcare professionals.