KEY Outputs

Educational & Applied aspects of nutrition and health



Individual Journal Papers

Buckner L, Bradfield J, Ray S. Making a difference in healthcare: community food provision during the COVID-19 pandemic (2021). BMJ Nutrition, Prevention & Health 2021;bmjnph-2020-000106. doi: 10.1136/bmjnph-2020-000106.
Tamin, J.; Samuel, O.; Suraya, A.; Ebuenyi, I.D.; Naicker, N.; Rajput-Ray, M. Vulnerable Workers and COVID-19: Insights from a Survey of Members of the International Commission for Occupational Health (2021). Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health 2021, 18, 346.
Lepre B, Mansfield KJ, Ray S, et al. (2021) Reference to nutrition in medical accreditation and curriculum guidance: a comparative analysis. BMJ Nutrition, Prevention & Health 2021;bmjnph-2021-000234. doi: 10.1136/bmjnph-2021-000234
McAuliffe S, Unwin D, Bradfield J, Ray S et al. (2021) Bridging the gap between science-led research and evaluation of clinical practice: the role of service innovation audits and case studiesBMJ Nutrition, Prevention & Health 2021;bmjnph-2020-000226. doi: 10.1136/bmjnph-2020-000226
Buckner, L., Carter, H., Ahankari, A., Ray, S., Banerjee, R., Bhar, S., Bhat, S., Bhattacharya, Y., et al. (2021). Three-year review of a capacity building pilot for a sustainable regional network on food, nutrition and health systems education in India.
Marjorie R Lima do Vale, Helena Trigueiro, Jorgen Johnsen, Elaine Macaninch, Sumantra Ray, Mei-Yen Chan (2021). O35 Global Food and Nutrition Insecurity Due to COVID-19 over 2020: Perspectives from a Survey of Nutrition Educators Across 5 Continents. Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior, Volume 53, Issue 7, Supplement, 2021, Pages S16-S17.
Lepre B, Mansfield KJ, Ray S, et al (2021). Nutrition competencies for medicine: an integrative review and critical synthesis. BMJ Open 2021;11:e043066. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2020-043066.
Buckner, L., Carter, H., Crocombe, D., Kargbo, S., Korre, M., Bhar, S., Ray, S., et al. (2021). ‘Bhavishya Shakti: Empowering the Future’: establishing and evaluating a pilot community mobile teaching kitchen as an innovative model, training marginalised women to become nutrition champions and culinary health educators in Kolkata, India.
Laur, C., Bell, J., Valaitis, R., Ray, S., & Keller, H. (2021). The role of trained champions in sustaining and spreading nutrition care improvements in hospital: qualitative interviews following an implementation study. BMJ Nutrition, Prevention & Health.
Martin S, Sturgiss E, Douglas K, et al (2020). Hidden curriculum within nutrition education in medical schools. BMJ Nutrition, Prevention & Health 2020;bmjnph-2019-000059. doi: 10.1136/bmjnph-2019-000059
Fallon, E., Lanham-New, S., Williams, P., & Ray, S. (2020). An investigation of the vitamin D Knowledge, Attitudes and Practice of UK practising doctors and nurses: The D-KAP study. Proceedings of the Nutrition Society, 79(OCE1), E20. doi:10.1017/S0029665119001411
Macaninch, E., Buckner, L., Amin, P., Broadley, I., Crocombe, D., Ray, S. Herath, D., Jaffee, A., et al. (2020). Time for nutrition in medical education.
Johnsen JT, Buckner L, Ray S (2020). Knowledge synthesis and translation in global food and nutrition security to evaluate and accelerate priority actions. BMJ Nutrition, Prevention & Health 2020;bmjnph-2020-000104. doi: 10.1136/bmjnph-2020-000104
Bradfield J, Trigueiro H, Ray S (2020). Is global dietary change an effective strategy to curb climate change? BMJ Nutrition, Prevention & Health 2020; bmjnph-2020-000101. doi: 10.1136/bmjnph-2020-000101
Burridge J, Bradfield J, Jaffee A, Broadley I, Ray S (2020). Metabolic health and COVID-19: a call for greater medical nutrition education. Lancet Diabetes Endocrinol. 2020;8(8):665-666. doi:10.1016/S2213-8587(20)30220-5
Macaninch E, Martyn K, Lima do Vale M (2020). Exploring the implications of COVID-19 on widening health inequalities and the emergence of nutrition insecurity through the lens of organisations involved with the emergency food response. BMJ Nutrition, Prevention & Health 2020;bmjnph-2020-000120. doi: 10.1136/bmjnph-2020-000120
Torto NM, Brownell KD (2020). Role of food aid and assistance in addressing the double burden of malnutrition in Ghana: a qualitative policy analysis. BMJ Nutrition, Prevention & Health 2020;bmjnph-2020-000136. doi: 10.1136/bmjnph-2020-000136
Laur C, Ball L, Keller H, et al (2020). Building on what we know: moving beyond effectiveness to consider how to implement, sustain and spread successful health interventions. BMJ Nutrition, Prevention & Health 2020;bmjnph-2020-000115. doi: 10.1136/bmjnph-2020-000115
Noonan S, Zaveri M, Macaninch E, et al (2020). Food & mood: a review of supplementary prebiotic and probiotic interventions in the treatment of anxiety and depression in adults. BMJ Nutrition, Prevention & Health 2020;bmjnph-2019-000053. doi: 10.1136/bmjnph-2019-000053
Laur C, Johnsen JT, Bradfield J, Ray S et al (2020). Closing the gap: data-based decisions in food, nutrition and health systems: proceedings of the Fifth International Summit on Medical and Public Health Nutrition Education and Research. BMJ Nutrition, Prevention & Health 2020;bmjnph-2020-000118. doi: 10.1136/bmjnph-2020-000118
Barrett EM, Brown M, Buckner L, Ray S et al (2020). Connecting nutrition as a hard science and international knowledge networks: Proceedings of the Fourth International Summit on Medical and Public Health Nutrition Education and Research. BMJ Nutrition, Prevention & Health 2020;bmjnph-2020-000090. doi: 10.1136/bmjnph-2020-000090
Dharmayat K, Woringer M, Mastellos N, Cole D, Car J, Ray S, Khunti K, Majeed A, Ray KK, Seshasai SRK (2020). Investigation of Cardiovascular Health and Risk Factors Among the Diverse and Contemporary Population in London (the TOGETHER Study): Protocol for Linking Longitudinal Medical Records. JMIR Res Protoc 2020;9(10):e17548. DOI: 10.2196/17548.
Keller H, Koechl JM, Laur C, Chen H, Curtis L, Dubin JA, Gramlich L, Ray S, Valaitis R, Yang Y, Bell J. More-2-Eat implementation demonstrates that screening, assessment and treatment of malnourished patients can be spread and sustained in acute care; a multi-site, pretest post-test time series study. Clin Nutr. 2020 Oct 6:S0261-5614(20)30506-9. doi: 10.1016/j.clnu.2020.09.034. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 33077271.
Unwin, D., Khalid, A. A., Unwin, J., Crocombe, D., Delon, C., Martyn, K., Golubic, Ray, S et al. (2020). Insights from a general practice service evaluation supporting a lower carbohydrate diet in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus and prediabetes: a secondary analysis of routine clinic data including HbA1c, weight and prescribing over 6 years.
S Ray, Mobile Teaching Kitchen Project – eradicating and preventing malnutrition through nutrition education, European Journal of Public Health, Volume 30, Issue Supplement_5, September 2020, ckaa165.1334.
Christopher N. Osuafor, Rajna Golubic, Sumantra Ray. Ethnic inclusivity and preventative health research in addressing health inequalities and developing evidence base.,EClinicalMedicine, Volume 31,2021,100672, ISSN 2589-5370.
Douglas PL, McCarthy H, McCotter LE, Gallen S, McClean S, Gallagher AM, Ray S (2019). Nutrition Education and Community Pharmacy: A First Exploration of Current Attitudes and Practices in Northern Ireland. Pharmacy. 2019; 7(1):27.
Linda Van Horn, Charlotte A Pratt, Bettina Beech, Martin Kohlmeier, Robert F Kushner, Caryl Nowson, Sumantra Ray et al (2019). Advancing Nutrition Education, Training, and Research for Medical Students, Residents, Fellows, Attending Physicians, and Other Clinicians: Building Competencies and Interdisciplinary Coordination, Advances in Nutrition, Volume 10, Issue 6, November 2019.
S Ray. The NNEdPro Global Centre for Nutrition and Health: A Consolidated Review of Global Efforts Towards Medical and Healthcare-Related Nutrition Education (2019). Nestlé Nutr Inst Workshop Ser. Nestlé Nutrition Institute, Switzerland/S. Karger AG., Basel, © 2020, vol 92, pp 143–150.
Laur C, Bell J, Valaitis R, Ray S, Keller H. (2018) The Sustain and Spread Framework: Strategies for sustaining and spreading nutrition care improvements in acute care based on thematic analysis from the More-2-Eat study. BMC Health Services Research. 18:930
Keller H, Laur C, Atkins M, Bernier P, Butterworth D, Davidson B, Hotson B, Nasser R, Laporte M, Marcell C, Ray S, Bell J. Update on the Integrated Nutrition Pathway for Acute Care (INPAC): post implementation tailoring and toolkit to support practice improvement. (2018) Nutrition Journal
Laur C, Butterworth D, Nasser R, Bell J, Marcell C, Murphy J, Valaitis R, Bernier P, Ray S, Keller H. (2018) Impact of Facilitated Behavior Change Strategies on Food Intake Monitoring and Body Weight Measurements in Acute Care: Case Examples From the More2Eat. Nutrition in Clinical Practice.
Laur C, Curtis L, Dubin J, McNicholl T, Valaitis R, Douglas P, Bell J, Bernier P, Keller H. Nutrition Care after Discharge from Hospital: An Exploratory Analysis from the More-2-Eat Study. Healthcare. 2018. 6(1), 9.
Bhat, Shivani & Bradfield, James & Ray, S. & Kohlmeier, Martin. (2017). A Three Pronged Approach to e-Learning: The Need for Nutrition Education/Innovation Programme.
Burch, E., Crowley, J., Laur, C., Ray, S., Ball, L. Dietitians' Perspectives on Teaching Nutrition to Medical Students. Journal of the American College of Nutrition. 2017.
Wongvibulsin, S., Bhat, S., Ray, S. (2017). The Johns Hopkins School of Medicine (JHSOM) Teaching Kitchen: A Novel Recipe for Nutrition Education. Journal of Nutrition Education and Behaviour.
Laur, C., Keller, H., Curtis, L. Comparing Hospital Staff Nutrition Knowledge, Attitudes, and Practices Before and 1 Year After Improving Nutrition Care: Results From the More-2-Eat Implementation Project. (2017), Journal of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition
Keller H, Laur C, Valaitis R, Bell J, McNicholl T, Ray S, Murphy J, Barnes S. More-2-Eat: evaluation protocol of a multi-site implementation of the Integrated Nutrition Pathway for Acute Care. BMC Nutr (2017) 3: 13.
Bhat, S., Kohlmeier, M., Ray, S. (2017). Bridging Research, Education and Practice Across Disciplines: Need for Nutrition Education/Innovation Programme (NNEdPro). Journal of Nutrition Education and Behaviour.
Ball, L., Barnes, K., Laur, C., Crowley, J., Ray, S.. (2016) Setting Priorities for Research in Medical Nutrition Education: A Global Approach. BMJ Open.
Laur, C., Marcus, H., Ray, S., & Keller, H., (2016). Quality Nutrition Care: Measuring Hospital Staff’s Knowledge, Attitudes, and Practices. Healthcare.
Ball L, Ball D, Leveritt M, Ray S, Collins C, Patterson E, Ambrosini G, Lee P, Chaboyer W. (2016). Using logic models to enhance the methodological quality of primary health care interventions: Guidance from an intervention to promote nutrition care by General Practitioners and Practice Nurses. Australian Journal of Primary Health.
McCotter, L., Douglas, P., Laur, C., Gandy, J., Fitzpatrick, L., Rajput-Ray, M., Ray, S. (2016). Hydration education: Developing, piloting and evaluating a hydration education package for General Practitioners. BMJ Open.
Crowley, J., Ball, L., Laur, C., Wall, C., Arroll, B., Poole, P., & Ray, S. (2015). Nutrition guidelines for undergraduate medical curricula: a six-country comparison. Advances in medical education and practice, 6, 127.
Ray S, Rajput-Ray M, Ball L, Crowley J, Laur C, Roy S, Agarwal S, Ray S. (2015). Confidence and Attitudes of Doctors and Dietitians towards Nutrition Care and Nutrition Advocacy for Hospital Patients in Kolkata, India. Journal of Biomedical Education.
Douglas, P., McGuffin, L., Laur, C., Burnett, K., Ray, S., & McCarthy, H. (2015). Pilot Evaluation of a Nutrition Training Intervention for Pre-Registration Pharmacists in Northern Ireland. The Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology.
Douglas, P., McGuffin, L., Fitzpatrick, L., Ball, L., Crowley, J., Laur, C., ... & Ray, S. (2015). Hydration and dietetic practice in the United Kingdom. The Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology.
Fitzpatrick, L., Sayegh, M., & Ray, S. (2015). Nutrition in the University of Cambridge Medical Curriculum–Student Perspectives. The Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology.
Kris-Etherton PM, Akabas SR, Douglas P, Kohlmeier M, Laur C, Lenders CM, Levy MD, Nowson C, Ray S, Pratt CA, Seidner DL. (2015). Nutrition competencies in health professionals’ education and training: a new paradigm. Advances in Nutrition: An International Review Journal.
Ray, S., Laur, C., & Golubic, R. (2014). Malnutrition in healthcare institutions: a review of the prevalence of under-nutrition in hospitals and care homes since 1994 in England. Clinical Nutrition, 33(5), 829-835.
Ray S, Laur C, Douglas P, Rajput-Ray M, van der Es M, Redmond J, Eden T, Sayegh M, Minns L, Griffin K, McMillan C. Nutrition education and leadership for improved clinical outcomes: training and supporting junior doctors to run ‘Nutrition Awareness Weeks’ in three NHS hospitals across England. BMC medical education. 2014 May 29;14(1):1.
Kris-Etherton PM, Akabas SR, Bales CW, Bistrian B, Braun L, Edwards MS, Laur C, Lenders CM, Levy MD, Palmer CA, Pratt CA. The need to advance nutrition education in the training of health care professionals and recommended research to evaluate implementation and effectiveness. The American journal of clinical nutrition. 2014 May 1;99(5):1153S-66S.
Ball, L., Crowley, J., Laur, C., Rajput-Ray, M., Gillam, S., & Ray, S. (2014). Nutrition in medical education: reflections from an initiative at the University of Cambridge. Journal of multidisciplinary healthcare, 7, 209.
Ray, S., Laur, C., Rajput Ray, M., Gandy, J., & Schofield, S. (2012). Planning Nutrition Education Interventions for the Medical Workforce:‘Nutrition Education Workshop for Tayside Doctors’(NEWTayDoc)-A pilot project to inform development of the Need for Nutrition Education Programme (NNEdPro).
Ray S, Udumyan R, Rajput-Ray M, Thompson B, Lodge KM, Douglas P, Sharma P, Broughton R, Smart S, Wilson R, Gillam S. Evaluation of a novel nutrition education intervention for medical students from across England. BMJ open. 2012 Jan 1;2(1):e000417
Laur, C., Thompson, B., & Ray, S. (2012). Short but effective educational interventions in medicine and healthcare–lessons learnt from the ‘Need for Nutrition Education Programme’. In MedEdWorld (pp. 1-15).
Charlesworth, K. E., Ray, S., Head, F., & Pencheon, D. (2012). Developing an environmentally sustainable NHS: outcomes of implementing an educational intervention on sustainable health care with UK public health registrars. New South Wales public health bulletin, 23(2), 27-30.
Gandy, J; Douglas, P; Thompson, B; Rajput-ray, M; Sharma, P; Lodge, K; Broughton, R; Smart, S; Wilson, R; Ray, S; The impact of a nutritional education intervention on undergraduate medical students (2010). Journal of Human Nutrition and Dietetics.
Ray S, Gandy J, Landman J. (2008) The Doctor as a Nutritionist, A Discussion Paper on Nutrition in Medical Careers. Westminster Forum Projects.


Topic: Assessing Evidence to Determine Policy and Practice

Editors: Giuseppe Grosso, Alessandra Lafranconi, Sumantra Ray


The journal, Frontiers in Public Health, is a multidisciplinary open-access journal.

Frontiers in Public Health and Frontiers in Nutrition

Lafranconi, A. Ray, S. Grosso, G. (2019). Public Health Nutrition: Assessing Evidence to Determine Policy and Practice. Frontiers in Nutrition.
Golubic, R., Laur, C., Kelsey, M., Livesy, A., Hoensch, J., Park, A., Ray, S. (2018). The Cambridge Intensive Weight Management Programme Appears to Promote Weight Loss and Reduce the Need for Bariatric Surgery in Obese Adults. Frontiers in Nutrition
Crowley, J.J., Laur, C., Carter, H., David, E., Jones, G., Ray, S. (2018). Perspectives from the Third International Summit on Medical Nutrition Education and Research. Frontiers in Public Health    
Lacour, C., Seconda, L., Allès, B., Hercberg, S., Langevin, B., Pointereau, P., Lairon, D., Baudry, J., Kesse-Guyot, E. (2018) Environmental Impacts of Plant-Based Diets: How Does Organic Food Consumption Contribute to Environmental Sustainability? Frontiers in Nutrition *
Lacour, C., Seconda, L., Allès, B., Hercberg, S., Langevin, B., Pointereau, P., Lairon, D., Baudry, J., Kesse-Guyot, E. (2018) Corrigendum: Environmental Impacts of Plant-Based Diets: How Does Organic Food Consumption Contribute to Environmental Sustainability? Frontiers in Nutrition *
Orlando, A., Cazzaniga, E., Giussani, M., Palestini, P., Genovesi, S. (2018) Hypertension in Children: Role of Obesity, Simple Carbohydrates, and Uric Acid. Frontiers in Public Health *  
Bhatt, L. D., Gurung, L. M., Yadav, D. K. (2018).  Dietary Practice and Nutritional Status of Tuberculosis Patients in Pokhara: A Cross Sectional Study. Frontiers in Nutrition
Korre, M., Sotos-Prieto, M., Kales, S.N. (2017). Survival Mediterranean Style: Lifestyle Changes to Improve the Health of the US Fire Service. Frontiers in Public Health *