Dr Áine O'Connor

Dr Áine O’Connor is programme Co-ordinator & Lecturer on BSc on Nutrition and Health Science.  Áine teaches on a variety of modules including epidemiology, lifecycle nutrition and advanced sports nutrition.  Áine has a BSc in Nutritional Sciences from UCC and a PhD in Nutritional Metabolomics from UCD. She also worked as a Lecturer and Nutrition Scientist in London. Áine is a Principle Investigator in the Nutrition and Health Pillar of the SHE Research Group. Her research interests include evaluation of micronutrient intake (iron, vitamin D) and paediatric nutrition. She is an AFN registered Public Health Nutritionist and member of the Nutrition Society and Nutri-PD Community of Practice.