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Clare Corish

Senior Lecturer

School of Public Health, Physiotherapy and Sports Science
Room A18
Woodview House
University College Dublin
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 senior lecturer in clinical nutrition and dietetics at University College Dublin where she is establishing 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 predominantly come from the Irish Health Service Executive and the Food Safety Promotion Board, safefood.

 

Dr Corish represents dietetics education on the Irish regulatory body for dietitians (Dietitians Registration Board; CORU) and 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: Nutrition Society, Function/Role: Member
Association: Irish Nutrition and Dietetic Institute, Function/Role: Fellow
       

Committees

Committee : CORU Dietitians Registration Board: Regulator Health and Social Care Professsions
Committee : Food Safety Authority of Ireland Public Health Nutrition sub-committee
Committee : Irish Nutrition and Dietetic Institute Nutrition Care Process Steering Committee
Committee : Irish Nutrition and Dietetic Institute Education Steering Committee
 

Education

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

Languages

Spanish:
English:
       

Publications

 

Book Chapters

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]
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. [DOI] [Details]
 

Peer Reviewed Journals

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]
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]
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]
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]
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]
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]
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]
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]
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]
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]
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, . [Details]
                                                                                             

Collaborators

 

External Collaborators

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