Medicine and Health

Assessment and harmonisation of dietary intake methods for pan-European research

Departmental seminar on the Assessment and harmonisation of dietary intake methods for pan-European research:Challenges and Implications for Nutrition Surveillance in Ireland.

Departmental seminar on the Assessment and harmonisation of dietary intake methods for pan-European research: Challenges and Implications for Nutrition Surveillance in Ireland will be presented by Dr Janas Harrington, Senior Lecturer in the Department of Epidemiology and Public Health. Dr Harrington joined the Department of Epidemiology & Public Health in 2005 as a Public Health Nutrition/Nutrition Epidemiology Researcher. She was appointed as a Lecturer in Public Health Nutrition in 2012 and as a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Epidemiology & Public Health, University College Cork in 2015. She has a specific interest in the determinants of healthy dietary patterns and the association between diet patterns and chronic disease, including cardiovascular risk and cognitive decline. She has led successful grant applications as a PI and been a co-applicant and collaborator on grants worth a total of approx. €1.8 million. She is the PI of one of the Irish consortia contributing to the EU JPI DEDIPAC Knowledge Hub (partner #214).

Having worked as a researcher for the past 18 years, she has been involved in some of the largest epidemiological studies in Ireland including the 1st National Health and Lifestyle Study (SLAN 1998) and the General Healthcare Study of the Prisoner Population of Ireland (2000), National Health and Lifestyle Survey (SLÁN 2007), Cork and Kerry Diabetes and Heart Disease Study Re-Screen (2008) and the Mitchelstown Cohort Study (2010). She is the lead investigator in the Mitchelstown Cohort Study Re-Screen (2015).



Category: Public Lectures and Seminars: Medicine and Health
Date:
Time: 1:15pm - 2:00pm
Location: Room 304, Western Gateway Building
Target Audience: All welcome
Admission Price: € Free
Contact: Fiona Riordan
021 4205532
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