Pauline Douglas RD
NNEdPro Vice-Chair and Education Director
Ulster, Northern Ireland
Pauline has over 25 years of Clinical and academic experience in dietetics. As a clinical dietitian she worked in the area of nutritional support for surgical and oncology patients in a large teaching hospital. Her main teaching disciplines in the Ulster University are in Professional Practice for dietetic students and dietetic practice educators. She is also involved in a number of inter-professional learning pilots in both academic and practice settings. Pauline is her Professional Body’s European and alternate International representative.
She is a member of the Professional Practice Committee of European Federation of the Associations of Dietitians. This is currently working on Dietetic Registration and Regulatory practice throughout Europe. She also is Key Contact for University of Ulster in “Dietitians Improving the Education and Training Standards (DIETS) project” and is a member of Work package 8 – Exploitation. Pauline is the current Chair and co-founder of the Commonwealth Dietitians and Nutritionists Association. Pauline is a partner with the Health and Care Professions Council, the statutory regulator for Allied Health Professions in the UK, and was a previous Honorary Chairman of the British Dietetic Association (BDA). She was elected to Fellowship of the BDA for her professional achievements in 2010.
Pauline works closely with Ray et al in Cambridge across the domains of NNEdPro and she is an elected Visiting Scholar/College Research Associate at Wolfson College, University of Cambridge.