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Clare Corish

Associate Professor

School Of Public Hlth, Phys & Sports Sci
Woodview House
Belfield
Dublin 4

Tel: +353 1 7163471
Email: clare.corish@ucd.ie

Biography

Dr Clare Corish has a background in human nutrition and dietetics and worked for over 15 years in dietetic practice in Ireland, the UK and Saudi Arabia.  She has extensive teaching and research experience in clinical nutrition and dietetics as lecturer in human nutrition and dietetics and programme director on the joint Dublin Institute of Technology/Trinity College Dublin undergraduate programme in human nutrition and dietetics.  Dr Corish was appointed as associate professor in clinical nutrition and dietetics at University College Dublin where she has established a professional graduate programme in clinical nutrition and dietetics, the first such programme in the Republic of Ireland.

 

Dr Corish has a long-standing commitment to nutrition research activities, particularly in disease-related malnutrition/malnutrition in the older person, nutrition in early childhood and recently, nutrition and lifestyle among shift workers.  Research funding has come from the Irish Health Service Executive, the Food Safety Promotion Board, safefood, the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine, and the Health Research Board.

 

Dr Corish has previously (2013-2016) represented dietetics education on the Irish regulatory body for dietitians (Dietitians Registration Board; CORU) and currently represents dietetics education on the Education Steering Group of the Irish Nutrition and Dietetic Institute, the professional body for dietitians in Ireland.  She is also a member of the Food Safety Authority of Ireland Public Health Nutrition sub-committee and has served on a number of expert committees over many years.

 

She is a member of the Editorial board of Nutrition Today as well as being peer reviewer for many high impact nutrition journals.  She is an active member of the Irish Nutrition and Dietetic Institute and the Nutrition Society holding several leadership roles in the past including INDI president.

Professional

 

Associations

Association: Irish Nutrition and Dietetic Institute, Function/Role: Fellow
Association: Nutrition Society, Function/Role: Member
       

Committees

Committee : Irish Nutrition and Dietetic Institute Education Steering Committee
Committee : Irish Nutrition and Dietetic Institute Nutrition Care Process Steering Committee
Committee : Food Safety Authority of Ireland Public Health Nutrition sub-committee
 

Education

Year 2000 Institution: Trinity College Dublin
Qualification: PhD Subject:
Year 1981 Institution: Dublin Institute of Technology (DIT), IRL
Qualification: Other Subject:
Year 1992 Institution: Dublin Institute of Technology (DIT), IRL
Qualification: Dip Legal Studies Subject:

Languages

English:
Spanish:
       

Publications

 

Book Chapters

LaBrier AT, Corish C & Dwyer J (2017) 'Nutrition in older adults' In: Judith Buttriss, John Kearney and Ailsa Welch (eds). Public Health Nutrition. UK: Wiley. , pp.175-192 Available Online [Details]
O¿Hanlon C, Dervan N, Dowsett, J & Corish C (2015) 'Transition from parenteral to enteral nutrition in the intensive care unit' In: Rajkumar Rajendram, Vinood B. Patel and Victor R. Preedy (eds). Diet and Nutrition in Critical Care. New York: Springer Science+Business Media. , pp.507-520 [DOI] [Details]
Mullaney IM, Corish CA & Loxley A (2012) 'The nutrition and lifestyle knowledge, attitudes and behavior of student home economics teachers: findings from a 4-year longitudinal study' In: Leehu Zysberg (eds). Education in a Competitive and Globalizing World. New York: Nova Science. , pp.207-228 [Details]
 

Peer Reviewed Journals

Nea FM, Pourshahidi LK, Kearney J, Livingstone MBE, Bassul, C & Corish CA (2017) 'A qualitative exploration of the shift work experience'. Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, . [Details]
Visser M, Volkert D, Corish C, Geisler C, CPGM de Groot L, Cruz-Jentoft AJ, Lohrmann C, O¿Connor EM, Schindler K, de van der Schueren M, on behalf of the MaNuEL consortium (2017) 'Tackling the increasing problem of malnutrition in older persons: The Malnutrition in the Elderly (MaNuEL) Knowledge Hub'. BNF Nutrition Bulletin, 42 :178-186. [Details]
Spotten L, Corish C, Lorton C, Ui Dhuibhir P, O¿Donoghue N, O¿Connor B & Walsh D (2017) 'Subjective and objective taste and smell changes in cancer'. Annals of oncology : official journal of the European Society for Medical Oncology / ESMO, 28 (5):969-984. [DOI] [Details]
Spotten L, Corish C, Lorton C, Ui Dhuibhir P, O¿Donoghue N, O¿Connor B, Cunningham M, El Beltagi N, Gillham C & Walsh D. (2016) 'Subjective taste and smell changes in treatment-naïve people with solid tumours'. Supportive Care in Cancer, 24 (7):3201-3208. [DOI] [Details]
Johnston Molloy C, Kearney J, Hayes N, Glennon Slattery C & Corish C (2015) 'Pre-school manager training: a cost effective tool to promote nutrition and health related practice improvements in the Irish full day care pre-school setting'. Public Health Nutrition, 18 (9):1554-1564. [DOI] [Details]
Lynam AM, Corish C, & Connolly D (2015) 'Development of a framework to facilitate a collaborative peer learning 2:1 model of practice placement education'. Nutrition and Dietetics, 72 (1):170-175. [DOI] [Details]
Nea FM, Kearney J, Livingstone MBE, Pourshahidi LK & Corish CA Dietary and lifestyle habits and the associated health risks in shift workers (2015) 'Dietary and lifestyle habits and the associated health risks in shift workers'. Nutrition Research Reviews, 28 (2):143-166. [DOI] [Details]
Hayes P, Corish C, O¿Mahony E & Quigley EMM (2014) 'A dietary survey of patients with irritable bowel syndrome'. Journal of Human Nutrition and Dietetics, 2 :36-47. [DOI] [Details]
Johnston Molloy C, Kearney J, Hayes N, Glennon Slattery C & Corish C (2014) 'Healthy incentive scheme in the Irish full-day-care school setting'. Proceedings of the Nutrition Society, 73 (1):147-158. [DOI] [Details]
Dervan, N,Dowsett, J,Gleeson, E,Carr, S,Corish, C (2012) 'Evaluation of Over- and Underfeeding Following the Introduction of a Protocol for Weaning From Parenteral to Enteral Nutrition in the Intensive Care Unit'. Nutrition In Clinical Practice, :781-787. [DOI] [Details]
Pumpa KL, Murphy J, Corish CA, Wood Martin RE (2012) 'Anthropometric and body composition analysis: the comparison between different positions and competition levels of successful rugby union players'. International journal of body composition research, 10 (4):115-121. [Details]
Power S, Kavanagh DO, McConnell G, Cronin K, Corish C, Leonard M, Crean A, Feehan S, Eguare E, Neary P & Connolly J (2012) 'Reducing preoperative fasting in elective adult surgical patients: a case-control study'. Irish Journal of Medical Science, 181 :99-1104. [DOI] [Details]
Kennelly S, Kennedy N, Flanagan-Rughoobur G, Glennon-Slattery C, Corish C & Sugrue S (2011) 'Sustained benefits of a community dietetic intervention designed to improve oral nutritional supplement prescribing practices'. Journal of Human Nutrition and Dietetics, 24 :496-504. [Details]
Jennings A, McEvoy S & Corish C (2011) 'Nutritional practices in full-day-care pre-schools'. Journal of Human Nutrition and Dietetics, 24 :245-259. [Details]
Johnston-Molloy C, Corish C, Kearney J, Hayes N & Glennon-Slattery C (2011) 'Developing a nutrition assessment tool for Irish pre-schools'. Current Nutrition and Food Science, 41 (1):44-53. [Details]
O¿ Dwyer C, Corish C & Timonen V (2009) 'Nutritional status of Irish older people in receipt of meals-on-wheels and the nutritional content of meals provided'. Journal of Human Nutrition and Dietetics, 22 :521-527. [Details]
Mullaney MI, Corish CA & Loxley A (2008) 'Exploring the nutrition and lifestyle knowledge, attitudes and behaviour of student Home Economics teachers: baseline findings from a 4-year longitudinal study'. International Journal of Consumer Studies, 32 :314-322. [Details]
 

Conference Publications

Flanagan E, McMorrow AM, Cummins H, McElroy K, McGowan MJ, Rafferty S, Egan B, De Vito G, McCarthy SN, Corish CA, Murphy CH, Roche H (2017) An examination of the determinants of low muscle mass and low muscle strength in older adults in Ireland . In: Nutrition Society eds. Nutrition Society Irish Section Conference 2017: What Governs What We Eat? Queen's University Belfast, , 21-JUN-17 - 23-JUN-17 [Details]
Logue DM, Madigan SM, Delahunt E, Heinen M, McDonnell SJ, Corish CA (2017) The prevalence of low energy availability in active females in Ireland . In: Nutrition Society eds. Nutrition Society Irish Section Conference 2017: What Governs What We Eat? Queen's university Belfast, , 21-JUN-17 - 23-JUL-17 [Details]
McElroy K, McMorrow AM, Cummins H, Flanagan E, McGowan M, Rafferty S, Egan B, De Vito G, McCarthy S, Corish CA, Roche HM, Murphy CH (2017) Which handgrip strength cut-offs best predict low physical function in older adults? . In: Irish Society for Clinical Nutrition and Metabolism eds. IrSPEN Conference and Policy Seminar 2017 Dublin, , 28-MAR-17 - 28-MAR-17 , pp.67-67 [Details]
Power L, Mullally D, Gibney E, Clarke M, de van der Schuren M, Barden B, Corish C (2017) A review of nutrition screening tools validated in elderly populations in various settings . In: Irish Society for Clinical Nutrition and Metabolism eds. IrSPEN Conference and Policy Seminar 2017 Dublin, , 28-MAR-17 - 28-MAR-17 , pp.49-49 [Details]
Bardon L, Corish CA, Clarke M, Smuts, K, Power, L, Gibney ER (2017) A review of determinants of malnutrition in the elderly . In: Irish Society for Clinical Nutrition and Metabolism eds. IrSPEN Conference and Policy Seminar 2017 Dublin, , 28-MAR-17 - 28-MAR-17 , pp.47-47 [Details]
Cummins H, Corish CA, Roche HM, McCarthy SN (2017) Considerations for developing functional food products for the older population . In: Nutrition Society eds. Nutrition Society Irish section Conference 2017: What Governs What We Eat? Queen's University Belfast, , 21-JUN-17 - 23-JUN-17 [Details]
Courtney A, Smuts K, Mullally D, Power L, Bardon L, Clarke M, Gibney ER, Corish CA (2017) Can undernutrition be identified in older Irish people using BMI? . In: Irish Society for Clinical Nutrition and Metabolism eds. IrSPEN Conference and Policy Seminar 2017 Dublin, , 28-MAR-17 - 28-MAR-17 , pp.38-38 [Details]
McMorrow AM, Murphy CM, Cummins H, McGowan MJ, Rafferty S, Egan B, De Vito G, McCarthy SN, Corish CA & Roche HM (2017) Prevalence of chronic malnutrition and sarcopenia in community-dwelling older adults in Ireland . In: Irish Society for Clinical Nutrition and Metabolism eds. Irish Society for Clinical Nutrition and Metabolism Dublin, , 28-MAR-17 - 28-MAR-17 [Details]
O'Shaughnessy N, Leonard J, Corish C, Bennett, AM (2017) Audit of malnutrition screening in a long-term care setting . In: Irish Society for Clinical Nutrition and Metabolism eds. IrSPEN Conference and Policy Seminar 2017 Dublin, , 28-MAR-17 - 28-MAR-17 , pp.46-46 [Details]
Barden L, Corish CA, Clarke M, Smuts K, POwer L, Gibney ER (2017) The determinants of malnutrition in the Irish elderly population: preliminary results from The Irish Longitudinal Study on Ageing (TILDA) . In: Nutrition Society eds. Nutrition Society Irish Section Conference 2017: What Governs What We Eat? Queen's University Belfast, , 21-JUN-17 - 23-JUN-17 [Details]
Cummins H, Corish CA, Roche HM, McCarthy SN (2016) Consumer assessment of unmet needs in the development of targeted and appropriate novel food for the over sixty fives 64th Annual and Scientific Meeting of the Irish Gerontological Society. Developing Cultures of Excellence in Ageing and Exploring the Needs of Marginalised Groups, Killarney, 30th September-1st October 2016 Age and Ageing 45 (Suppl 2), , 30-SEP-16 - 01-OCT-16 , pp.ii13-ii56 [DOI] [Details]
Kelly J, Bates N, Guiry G & Corish C (2015) Nutritional status and prevalence of nutrition/dietetic problems in orthopaedic patients in St. Vincent¿s University Hospital Irish Society for Clinical Nutrition and Metabolism 3rd Scientific Conference, 10th-11th March 2015 , 10-MAR-15 - 11-MAR-15 [Details]
Owens L, Corish C & Salman R (2015) Adherence to dietary and lifestyle guidelines for cancer prevention and use of dietary supplements among women attending a breast clinic Irish Society for Clinical Nutrition and Metabolism 3rd Scientific Conference, 10th-11th March 2015 , 10-MAR-15 - 11-MAR-15 [Details]
Kelly LK, Flood C, Sheehy EK, Corish CA, O¿Dea S, Bergin C & Mulcahy F (2015) Prevalence of central obesity and metabolic complications among adults living with HIV in Ireland 15th European AIDS Conference, Barcelona, Spain, 21st-24th October 2015 [Details]
Spotten L, Corish C, Lorton C, Ui Dhuibhir P, O¿Donoghue N, O¿Connor B, Cunningham M, El Beltagi N, Gillham C & Walsh D (2015) Subjective taste and smell changes in treatment-naïve patients with solid tumours 5th International Seminar of the European Palliative Care Research Centre and the European Association for Palliative Care Research Network, Leeds, UK, 15-16th October 2015 [Details]
Haughey O, Healy LA & Corish CA (2015) Implementation of a standardised nutritional assessment process and nutrition diagnosis in Irish dietetic documentation 9th European Federation of Associations of Dietitians (EFAD) Conference, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 23rd-24th October 2015 [Details]
Lynam AM, Corish C & Connolly D (2015) The development of a framework to facilitate a collaborative peer learning 2:1 model of practice placement education 16th Healthcare Interprofessional Learning Research Conference, Trinity College Dublin, 4th-5th November 2015 [Details]
Nea F, Pourshahidi LK, Kearney J, Livingstone MBE, Bassul C & Corish CA (2015) Circadian disruption in shift workers-the effects of insufficient sleep on dietary and lifestyle behaviours Nutrition Society Winter meeting: Roles of Sleep and Circadian Rhythms in the Origin and Nutritional Management of Obesity and Metabolic Disease Conference London, , 08-DEC-15 - 09-DEC-15 [Details]
Nea F, Pourshahidi LK, Kearney J, Livingstone MBE, Bassul C & Corish CA (2015) Shift work-the effects on dietary and lifestyle behaviours and the role of the workplace environment Nutrition Society Winter meeting: Roles of Sleep and Circadian Rhythms in the Origin and Nutritional Management of Obesity and Metabolic Disease Conference London, , 08-DEC-15 - 09-DEC-15 [Details]
Owens L, Corish C & Salman R (2014) Dietary intakes and use of complementary and alternative dietary supplements among patients attending a breast clinic 39th Sir Peter Freyer Surgical Symposium, NUI Galway, 5-6th September 2014 [Details]
Birmingham K, McMahon S & Corish C (2013) An audit of the Enhanced Recovery after Surgery (ERAS) clinical care plans for elective colorectal surgical patients Irish Society for Clinical Nutrition and Metabolism 2nd Scientific Conference, 5th-6th March 2013 [Details]

Published Reports

safefood (2016) Managing Food on Shift Work. safefood, Cork. [Details]
                                       

Abstract

Murphy CH, McMorrow AM, McElroy K, Cummins H, McGowan MJ, Rafferty S, De Vito G, McCarthy SN, Corish CA, Egan B & Roche HM (2017) Which handgrip strength cut-offs best predict low physical function in older adults?. United States: Abstract [Details]
                     

Media

Clodagh O'Donoghue (2017) Working Against the Clock-the impact of shift work on health. Consumers Association of Ireland: Media [Details]
Olive Keogh (2016) Shift work puts health at risk. UCD: Media [Details]
                                                                   

Collaborators

 

External Collaborators

Dr John Kearney, Dublin Institute of Technology
Professor Barbara Livingstone, University of Ulster
Dr Kirsty Pourshahidi, University of Ulster 
Associate Professor Deirdre  Connolly