Key Collaborators: Projects and Initiatives

'Principal Members' have significant stakeholding and/or grant funded work with NNEdPro, 'Senior Members' represent independent professionals, and 'Individuals/Members' represent early career professionals. All members are involved in one or more pieces of collaborative work with NNEdPro. The views, opinions and research outputs (outside of research/initiatives related to their collaboration with NNEdPro) of our collaborators do not necessarily represent the views of NNEdPro and vice versa. Those members of the collaborators network who also serve on NNEdPro committees are indicated below. Some members may also be part of a NNEdPro Regional Network. Internal Membership of NNEdPro Networks are by Invitation and are reviewed bi-annually in March/April and September/October every calendar year.

Principal Members

Dr Christoph Nabholz* – Chief Research Officer / Managing Director, Swiss Re Institute, Zurich, Switzerland

Dr Shailaja Fennell* – Reader in Development Studies, University of Cambridge, UK

Professor Heather Keller – Schlegel Research Chair in Nutrition & Aging, University of Waterloo, Canada

Professor Helene McNulty – Director of the Nutrition Innovation Centre for Food and Health (NICHE), Ulster University, UK

Professor Nitya Rao – Chair in Gender & Development Studies, University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK

Professor Kausik Ray* – Chair in Public Health & Cardiology, Imperial College London, UK

Professor Ianthi Tsimpli* – Chair in Language Sciences, University of Cambridge, UK

Professor Mary Ward* – Chair in Nutrition & Dietetics, Ulster University, UK


*Also Members of the NNEdPro Strategic Advisory Committee

Senior Members

Dr Animesh Acharjee – Senior Research Fellow, University of Birmingham, UK

Dr Anand Ahankari – Lecturer, University of Surrey, UK

Ms Saeeda Ahmed – Founding Director, Education Partnerships UK

Dr Zishan Ali – Modality Partnership, UK

Dr Vidya Mohamed Ali – Scientific Advisor, Anti Doping Lab, Qatar

Dr Suzana Almoosawi – Public Health Nutritionist, Muscat, Oman
Dr Elspeth Alstead – Consultant Gastroenterologist, Barts and the London, UK
Dr Margaret Ashwell OBE – Director, Ashwell Associates, UK

Dr Ruth Price – Research Associate, School of Biomedical Sciences, Ulster University

Dr Ronita Bardhan – University Lecturer in Sustainability / Built Environment & Fellow of Selwyn College, University of Cambridge, UK

Ms Rinku Banerjee – Carer Community Representative, Birmingham, UK

Dr Kaninika Basu – Medical Allergy Specialist, Cambridge, UK

Dr Jack Bell – The Prince Charles Hospital & The University of Queensland, Australia

Dr Regien Biesma – Global Health Unit, University Medical Center Groningen (UMCG), The Netherlands
Dr Abhinav Bhansali – GP (Vocational Training Scheme) & Director of Culinary Medicine UK

Dr Rekha Bhangaonkar – Postdoctoral Researcher, University of Cambridge, UK

Dr Sanjay Bhattacherjee – School of Computing, University of Kent, UK

Dr Vipan Bhardwaj – Modality Partnership, UK

Dr Jenny Blythe – General Practitioner & Medical Educator, Barts and the London, UK

Dr Jeff Bohn – University of California, Berkley, USA

Dr Charles Capper – Association for the study of Obesity, UK

Dr Harrison Carter – NHS Doctor & Postgraduate Researcher, London, UK

Professor Karen Charlton – Nutrition and Dietetics, School of Medicine, University of Wollongong

Dr Manash Chatterjee* – Founder and Director of Bench Bio, Cambridge, UK

Dr Gill Chris – Senior Lecturer at the Nutrition Innovation Centre for Food and Health, Ulster University, UK

Ms Artika Datta – Advanced Specialist Dietitian, Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Trust, UK

Dr Christine Delon – Cancer Research UK, London, UK

Ms Rachel Daegar** – Executive Director of the Society for Nutrition Education and Behaviour, USA

Ms Selvarani Elahi* – Deputy Government Chemist, LGC Group, UK

Mr Nick Estrada** – Membership Director of the Society for Nutrition Education and Behaviour, USA

Ms Sue Fitzpatrick – Director of Redtree People, UK

Dr Karen Fleming – Chief of Family and Community Medicine, Sunnybrook Health Science Centre, Toronto, Canada

Professor Richard Fordham – Chair in Health Economics, University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK

Prof Ingrid Fromm – Research Associate and Lecturer, Bern University of Applied Sciences, Switzerland

Dr Francesca Ghelfi – Nutrition Science Communication Specialist, Fondazione De Marchi - Department of Pediatrics, IRCCS Policlinico, Milan, Italy

Dr Sile Griffin – Scientist at International Flavors & Fragrances (Health & Biosciences), Finland

Professor Lisa Goldberg – Co-Director for the Consortium for Data Analytics in Risk at UC Berkeley, California, USA

Mr Jaroslav Guzanic – Founder, Food Project of Switzerland

Dr Thierry Le Goff – Commercial Manager, Health Sciences & Innovation, LGC Group

Dr Santosh Gaihre – Public Health and Nutrition Researcher, Ulster University, UK

Dr Emily Haynes – Postdoctoral Researcher, University of Exeter, UK

Dr Olusola (Sola) Idowu – Executive Director, Hexis Lab, UK

Dr Melina Jampolis – Physician Nutrition Specialist, Los Angeles, USA

Dr Glenys Jones – Deputy Chief Executive / Communications Manager, Association for Nutrition, UK

Mr Nate Jensen – Swiss Re Institute, Tokyo, Japan

Professor Janet Cade – Head of Nutritional Epidemiology, University of Leeds, UK

Ms Abigail Kaplan-Ramage – International Nutrition Consultant, Cambridge, UK

Dr Laura Keaver – Department of Health and Nutritional Science, Sligo, Ireland

Dr Maria Korre – Adjunct Faculty in Public Health, Harvard TH Chan School of Public Health, Boston, USA

Professor Susan Lanham-New – Head of the Department of Nutritional Sciences, University of Surrey, UK

Mr Andre Laperriere – Executive Director of GODAN, UK

Prof Shujun Li – Professor of Cyber Security at the School of Computing, University of Kent, UK

Professor Mariana Markell – Dean of Medical Education & Professor of Medicine, SUNY Downstate, New York, USA

Dr Shobhana Nagraj – MRC Clinical Research Training Fellow, George Institute for Global Health & University of Oxford, UK

Professor John O'Brien* – Director at The Food Observatory, UK

Professor Tahra El Obeid – Head of the Department of Human Nutrition, College of Health Sciences, Qatar University
Professor Ville Päivänsalo – Adjunct Professor in Theological and Social Ethics, University of Helsinki, Finland
Dr Luigi Palla – Assistant Professor in Medical Statistics, London School of Tropical Medicine, UK

Mr Arjun Panesar – Diabetes Digital Media, Coventry, UK

Mr Beryl Prime – Patient Community Representative, Cambridge, UK
Dr Adrian Park – Consultant in Metabolic Medicine, Addenbrooke’s Hospital, Cambridge, UK

Dr Dora Pereira – Medical Advisor, Vifor Pharma UK & Associate member Hughes Hall College Cambridge

Dr Simon Poole – General Practitioner, Cambridge, UK
Dr Kirsty Pourshahidi – Research & Teaching Fellow, Ulster University, UK
Dr Charlotte Pratt – Program Director in Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, National Institutes of Health (NIH), USA

Dr Zubaida Qamar – Assistant Professor, San Francisco State University, USA

Dr Josephine Ruwende – Consultant to NHS England & Public Health England, UK

Dr Helena Rutherford – Modality Partnership, UK

Mr Vincent Sai – Modality Partnership, UK

Ms Charlotte Summers –​ Diabetes Digital Media, Coventry, UK

Dr Sohana Shafique – Deputy Project Coordinator, Universal Health Coverage, Health System and Population Studies Division, Dhaka, Bangladesh

Dr Francesca Scazzina – Associate Professor in Human Nutrition, University of Parma, Italy

Dr Marcello Scopazzini – Specialty Training in Infectious Diseases and General Internal Medicine, NHS Lothian – Regional Infectious Diseases Unit, Western General Hospital, Edinburgh, UK
Dr Sreenivasa Rao Kondapally Seshasai – Consultant Cardiologist, St George’s Hospital, London, UK
Dr Lisa Sharkey – Consultant in Gastroenterology and Clinical Nutrition, Addenbrooke’s Hospital, Cambridge, UK

Dr Anuprita Shukla – Senior Research Associate, University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK
Mr Boshko Stankovski – International Law & Relations Consultant, North Macedonia

Dr Esther Sulkers – Department of Health Sciences, University Medical Centre Groningen, University of Groningen, The Netherlands

Dr Maria Traka – Deputy Head of Food Databanks National Capability, Quadram Institute, UK
Professor Helen Truby – Professor of Nutrition, Dietetics and Food, Monash University, Australia
Dr David Unwin – Clinical Expert in Diabetes, Royal College of General Practitioners, UK

Dr Michele Vacca – Tenured Assistant Professor, University of Bari (Italy) & Visiting Professor in TVPLab, University of Cambridge

Dr Michelle Venables – Head of Stable isotope Laboratory, University of Cambridge
Dr Jeremy Woodward – Consultant in Gastroenterology, Addenbrooke’s Hospital, UK

Prof. Gary Williamson - Head of Nutrition, Dietetics and Food, Monash University, Australia 

Prof. Simone Gibson - Director of Education, School of Clinical Sciences, Monash University, Australia

*Also Members of the NNEdPro Strategic Advisory Committee (SAC)

**Also Members of the International Academy of Nutrition Educators (IANE) Steering Committee


Mr Alan Flanagan – PhD Candidate, University of Surrey

Ms Samyyia Ashraf – Postgraduate Researcher, Cambridge, UK
Dr Yagnaseni Bhattacharya – National Health Service, UK

Dr Eden Barrett – Research Officer Australian National University, Canberra

Ms Shivani Bhat – University of Limerick Medical School, Ireland and Sunnybrook Hospital, Toronto, Canada

Ms Juliet Burridge – Medical Student, University of Birmingham, UK

Dr Xiaowu Dai – University of California, Berkeley

Ms Esha Dandekar – Medical Student, University College London

Dr Sarah Dalzell – MRC/University of Cambridge, UK
Ms Justyna Godos – PhD Candidate, University of Catania, Italy

Mr Ignacio Gonzalez-Alcade – Repeat XP, UK

Ms Ally Jaffee – Medical Student, University of Bristol, UK

Ms Oleksandra Kalyta – Repeat XP, UK

Mr Hardeep Lotay – University of Cambridge, UK

Mr Gabriele Mocciaro – PhD Candidate, University of Cambridge, UK

Ms Lydia Akaje-Macaulay – University of Cambridge, School of Clinical Medicine, UK

Dr Saad Mouti – Consortium for Data Analytics in Risk, UC Berkeley

Dr Christopher Osuafor – University of Cambridge, UK

Ms Kelsea Pastore – Centre for Global Equality, Cambridge, UK
Mr Mohammad Sayeem – Postgraduate Researcher, Cambridge, UK

Ms Marietta Sayegh – PhD Candidate, University of Aberdeen, UK

Ms Sarah-Jane Reilly – University of St Andrews, UK

Ms Jodie Webber – PhD Candidate, University of Cambridge, UK

Ms Shannon Wongvibulsin – Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, USA

Mr Savvas Xystouris – LGC Group, UK

Ms Nida Ziauddeen – PhD Candidate, University of Southampton, UK

Ms Laura Ganis - PhD Candidate, UK