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Pauline Douglas


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Fellow (FIANE & FMP)
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Registered Dietitian
United Kingdom
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  • RD
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Pauline Douglas BSc Dietetics, PgCHEP, MBA, MIHM, MIANE, FHEA, FBDA, RD graduated from Queen Margaret College, Edinburgh with a degree in Human Nutrition and Dietetics. She has an MBA in Health and Social Care Management. She worked in Belfast City Hospital Northern Ireland for many years before going to Ulster University where she is currently Senior Lecturer; Clinical Dietetics Facilitator. She is Ulster Dietetic Expert liaison to the Masters in Dietetics programme Hong Kong University SPACE.

Her research at the Nutrition Innovation Centre for Food and Health (NICHE) is focused on nutrition education.

A particular interest of Pauline’s is in healthy hydration and she leads on the European Healthy hydration Awareness Campaign (EuHHAC) which is specifically focussed on giving dietitians the knowledge, skills and tools to inform their practice and so be facilitators of change.

Pauline is Vice Chair of NNEdPro Global Centre for Nutrition and Health which is an award-winning, interdisciplinary think-tank, training academy and knowledge network anchored in Cambridge and with principal hubs in Cambridge, London, Ulster and Parma. Its international networks extend from North America, through Africa and South Asia to Australia.

Pauline is Associate International Dean (Cordia Group of Educational Institutes in India and Lord Rana Foundation Trust in Northern Ireland).

To date Pauline has published scientific papers, edited several books and been author and contributor to a significant number of policy papers at national and international impact level.

Pauline is a visiting scholar of Wolfson College, University of Cambridge. She is past Chairman of the British Dietetic Association and is their international representative. She currently sits on the Executive committee of the European Federation of the Associations of Dietitians.

Research Interests

• Nutrition and hydration education
• Professionalism
• Professional regulation

Teaching Interests

• Clinical Nutrition
• Nutrition and hydration education
• Interprofessional learning and education
• Professional practice-based learning


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