Researcher, Maternal Health
Dr Martina Rooney (BSc, MSc, PhD) is a Registered Dietitian and obtained her PhD from the Nutrition Innovation Centre for Food and Health (NICHE) at Ulster University. Her research interests are cardiometabolic health, in particular in relation to blood pressure, B vitamins, dairy foods and weight management. She has worked in a number of nutrition and dietetic departments in universities across Ireland and the UK and has several years of experience managing human intervention studies and conducting laboratory analysis. She has joined the Food for Health Ireland team as a Research Scientist to contribute to studies on cardiometabolic, gut and maternal and offspring health.