Human Nutrition Research Centre Staff


Professor John Mathers
Professor of Human Nutrition

Academic Staff

Professor Ashley Adamson
Prof of Public Health Nutrition and NIHR Research Professor

Dr Kirsten Brandt
Senior Lecturer

Dr Lorraine Brennan
Senior Lecturer

Dr Iain Brownlee
Director of Operations for Food & Human Nutrition

Dr Hyang-Min Byun
Newcastle University Research Fellow

Dr Mei-Yen Chan
Senior Lecturer in Food and Human Nutrition

Dr Emma Foster

Dr Thomas Hill
Senior Lecturer in Nutrition

Dr Dawn Jones

  • Telephone: +65 65500139

Dr Georg Lietz
Senior Lecturer

Dr Jill McKay
Lecturer in Molecular Epidemiology

Professor Paula Moynihan
Prof of Nutrition & Oral Health

Professor Caroline Relton

Professor Chris Seal
Prof of Food & Human Nutrition

Dr Mario Siervo
Lecturer in Nutrition & Ageing

Dr Suzanne Spence
NIHR Academic Clinical Lecturer

Professor Emma Stevenson
Prof of Sport & Exercise Science

Dr Ruth Valentine
Senior Lecturer

Dr Daniel West
Newcastle University Research Fellow

Dr Wendy Wrieden
Principal Research Associate

Research Staff

Claire Bamford
Senior Research Associate

Alison Barnes
Research Associate (Dietitian)

Dr Laura Basterfield
Newcastle Biomedicine Faculty Research Fellow

Dr Carlos Celis Morales

  • Telephone: +44(0)191 208 1141

Laura Cutler
Research Assistant

Louis Goffe
Research Associate

Joel Halligan
Research Assistant

Dr Anna Haste
Research Associate

Dr Angela Jones
Research Associate

Dr Jose Lara-Gallegos

  • Telephone: 0191 208 1141

Dr Katherine Livingstone

  • Telephone: +44(0)191 248 1131

Dr Fiona Malcomson
Research Associate

Dr Lorraine McSweeney
Research Associate

Dr Catherine Meplan
Teaching fellow

Dr Nicola O'Brien
Research Methodologist

Dr Edward Okello
Executive Director of the Medicinal Plant Research Group

Dr Anthony Oxley
Research Associate

Dr Kathryn Parkinson
Senior Research Associate

Maisie Rowland
Research Assistant

Dr Stephanie Scott
Research Associate

Emma Simpson
Research Assistant

Dr Sokratis Stergiadis
Associate Researcher

Dr Luisa Wakeling
Teaching Fellow

Dr Anthony Watson
Research Associate & NU-Food Research Facility Manager

Dr Naomi Willis

  • Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 1141
Administrative Staff

Sue Bell
PA to Professor Ashley Adamson and Public Health Improvement Administrator

Karen Patterson
Project Secretary

Technical Staff

Wendy Bal
Research Technician

Christopher Bulman

  • Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 5469

Carolyn Taylor
Research Technician

Dr Long Xie