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Educational and Applied Aspects of Nutrition and Health

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Douglas PL, McCarthy H, McCotter LE, Gallen S, McClean S, Gallagher AM, Ray S. Nutrition Education and Community Pharmacy: A First Exploration of Current Attitudes and Practices in Northern Ireland. Pharmacy. 2019; 7(1):27.


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


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.


Amin, P; Herath, D; Rajput-Ray, M; Ray, S; Golubic, R; First insights into expressed nutrition training needs of a sample of trainee doctors in Cambridge (2018). Elsevier.


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, 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.


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


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.


Bhat, Shivani & Bradfield, James & Ray, S. & Kohlmeier, Martin. (2017). A Three Pronged Approach to e-Learning: The Need for Nutrition Education/Innovation Programme.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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., & 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, 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).


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).


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.

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Public Health - Nutrition Education (Special Section 2016)

Senior Guest Editor - Sumantra Ray | Guest Editors - Celia Laur, Lauren Ball

The journal, Public Health, was established in 1888 and is published by Elsevier on behalf of the Royal Society for Public Health

S Ray, C Laur, L Ball. Guest Editorial: Nutrition Education for Public Health. Public Health. (2016).


Crowley, J., O'Connell, S., Kavka, A., Ball, L., & Nowson, C. A. (2016). Australian general practitioners' views regarding providing nutrition care: results of a national survey. Public Health. *


Ball, L., Campbell, N., Cheung, K. K., & Vantanen, M. (2016). Building research capacity in general practitioners and practice nurses: reflections on an initiative in nutrition. Public Health. *


Crowley J, Ball L, Wall C. (2016). Nutrition advice provided by general practice registrars: an investigation using patient scenarios. Public Health.*


Avdagovska M, Bistritz L, Kovacs Burns K, Olson K, Gramlich L. (2016). Diffusion of an innovative online education intervention: experiences and lessons learned. Public Health. *


Robyn Perlstein; Scott McCoombe; Cameron Shaw; Caryl Nowson. (2016). Medical student perceptions regarding the importance of nutritional knowledge and their confidence in providing competent nutrition practice. Public Health. *


Laur C, Ball L, Crowley J, Bell H, Maddock M, Ray S. (2016). Enhancing breadth of knowledge within multidisciplinary doctoral research: reflections from the Cambridge Generic Nutrition Training course for non-nutritionist postgraduates and professionals. Public Health.


Barnes K, Desbrow B, Ball L. (2016). Personal trainers are confident in their ability to provide nutrition care: a cross-sectional investigation. Public Health. *


Barnes K, Ball L, Desbrow B. (2016). Promotion of nutrition care by Australian fitness businesses: A website analysis. Public Health.  *


Rosi A, Dall'Asta M, Brightenti F, Del Rio R, Volta E, Baroni I, Nalin M, Coti Zelati M, Sanna A; Scazzina F. (2016). The use of new technologies for nutritional education in primary schools: a pilot study. Public Health. *


Gerritsen S. (2016). Nutrition education for early childhood managers, teachers and nursery cooks: a prerequisite for obesity prevention? Public Health. *


Laur C, Ball L, Ahankari A, Avdagovska M, Crowley J, Deen D, Douglas P, Hark L, Kohlmier M, Luzi L, McCotter L, Martyn K, Nowson C, Wall C, Ray S. (2016). Proceedings of the Inaugural International Summit for Medical Nutrition Education and Research. Public Health


Barnes K, Crowley J, Laur C, Ball L, Ray S. (2016). Proceedings of the Second International Summit on Medical Nutrition Education and Research. Public Health.


Phillips F, Ruxton C. (2016). Scientific evidence and daily food for a better life: Milan, 19th June 2015. Public Health. *


Chan MY, Ang JL. Development of a Checklist (I-SEAVD) for public health nutrition programmes related to cardiovascular disease in Southeast Asia. Public Health.*


Mocciaro G, Ziauddeen N, Nicholson S, Almoosawi S, Ray S. (2017). Findings from a UK-Morocco Training Programme to Improve Capacity in Nutrition Surveillance, Research and Education. Public Health.

JBE - Nutrition Education for the Health Care Professions (Special Issue 2015)

Guest Editors - Martin Kohlmeier, Caryl A Nowson, Rose Ann Di Maria-Ghalili, Sumantra Ray

The Journal of Biomedical Education is published by Hindawi. Click here for the online version

Kohlmeier, M., Nowson, C. A., DiMaria-Ghalili, R. A., & Ray, S. (2015). Nutrition Education for the Health Care Professions. Journal of Biomedical Education


Ettinger, S. E., Nasser, J. A., Engelson, E. S., Albu, J. B., Hashim, S., & Pi-Sunyer, F. X. (2015). The Rationale, Feasibility, and Optimal Training of the Non-Physician Medical Nutrition Scientist. Journal of Biomedical Education **


Kelly C., Wohlgenant, SL.,  Godwin, SCC., & Stone, R. (2015). Working with Individuals Who Provide Nursing Care to Educate Older Adults about Foodborne Illness Prevention: The Food Safety Because You Care! Intervention. Journal of Biomedical Education **


Douglas, P., Ball, L., McGuffin, L., Laur, C., Crowley, J., Rajput-Ray, M., Gandy J., & Ray, S. (2015). Hydration: Knowledge, Attitudes, and Practices of UK Dietitians. Journal of Biomedical Education, 2015.


Adams, K. M., Butsch, W. S., & Kohlmeier, M. (2015). The state of nutrition education at US medical schools. Journal of Biomedical Education, 2015. **


Connor, R., Cialdella-Kam, L., & Harris, S. R. (2015). A Survey of Medical Students’ Use of Nutrition Resources and Perceived Competency in Providing Basic Nutrition Education. Journal of Biomedical Education, 2015. **


Hark, L. A., Deen, D. D., & Morrison, G. (2015). Learner-Directed Nutrition Content for Medical Schools to Meet LCME Standards. Journal of Biomedical Education **


Schoendorfer, N., & Schafer, J. (2015). Enabling Valuation of Nutrition Integration into MBBS Program. Journal of Biomedical Education **


Hardman, W. E., Miller, B. L., & Shah, D. T. (2015). Student Perceptions of Nutrition Education at Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine: A Resource Challenged Institution. Journal of Biomedical Education **


King, J., Harris, J. E., Kuo, D., & Daghigh, F. (2015). Nutri One-on-One: The Assessment and Evaluation of a Brief One-on-One Nutritional Coaching in Patients Affected by Metabolic Syndrome. Journal of Biomedical Education **


Scalfi, L., Brighenti, F., Battistini, N. C., Bordoni, A., Casini, A., Ciappellano, S., Del Rio D., Scazzina F., Galvano F., & Merendino, N. (2015). University Education in Human Nutrition: The Italian Experience—A Position Paper of the Italian Society of Human Nutrition. Journal of Biomedical Education **


Davidson, Z. E., & Palermo, C. (2015). Developing Research Competence in Undergraduate Students through Hands on Learning. Journal of Biomedical Education **


Nowson, C. A., & O’Connell, S. L. (2015). Nutrition Knowledge, Attitudes, and Confidence of Australian General Practice Registrars. Journal of Biomedical Education **


Chatterjee, A., Rusher, T. N., Nugent, J., Herring, K. W., Rose, L. M., Nehama, D., & Muth, N. D. (2015). Making an IMPACT: The Story of a Medical Student-Designed, Peer-Led Healthy Eating and Physical Activity Curriculum. Journal of Biomedical Education **


Schoettler, C. L., Lee, J. N., Ireland, K. A., & Lenders, C. M. (2015). A Novel Method of Increasing Medical Student Nutrition Awareness and Education. Journal of Biomedical Education**

Individual Journal Papers

* Articles marked with an asterisk have been written by authors external to NNEdPro and have been edited by the NNEdPro Chair (S Ray) and/or the NNEdPro Global Innovation Panel Leaders (C Laur and L Ball) for this special section.

** Articles marked with a double asterisk have been written by authors external to NNEdPro and have been edited by the NNEdPro Chair along with the editor-in chief (M Kohlmeier) and other guest editors (C Nowson and RA Di Ghalili) for this special issue.

APA Citation Format

Frontiers in Public Health and Frontiers in Nutrition

Research Topic: Assessing Evidence to Determine Policy and Practice

Topic Editors - Giuseppe Grosso, Alessandra Lafranconi, Sumantra Ray

The journal, Frontiers in Public Health, is a multi-diciplinary open-access journal. Click here for the online version.

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


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 *


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 *  


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 *


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 *


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 *


Prosperini, A., Berrada, H., Ruiz, M. J., Caloni, F., Coccini, T., Spicer, L. J., Perego, M. C., Lafranconi, A. (2017) A Review of the Mycotoxin Enniatin B. Frontiers in Public Health *

* Articles marked with an asterisk have been written by authors external to NNEdPro and have been edited or reviewed by the NNEdPro Chair (S Ray) and/or NNEdPro Global Innovation Panel member (G Grosso) for this research topic.