Senior Nutritionist – Dietary Assessment
Innovation in the Measurement of Diet, Physical Activity and Nutrition
Current work and interests
Caireen works as a senior nutritionist in the NIHR Cambridge BRC Diet, Anthropometry and Physical Activity (DAPA) Group. She oversees the diet-related aspects of the UK National Diet and Nutrition Survey (NDNS), and provides support for planning, set-up and operational management. She is responsible for delivery of the NDNS published tables and reports.
Caireen joined the DAPA group in January 2019. Prior to this she worked on the NDNS at NatCen Social Research and the MRC Elsie Widdowson Laboratory.
Background and experience
Caireen has an MSc in nutrition and is a registered nutritionist (Public Health). She has been working in nutrition, food and health research for over 15 years including two years as a lecturer in nutrition at the University of Hertfordshire.