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Dr Heather Ohly

Research Fellow in Global Nutrition
School of Sport and Health Sciences

Heather Ohly is an experienced researcher with interests and expertise in maternal and child nutrition, micronutrient deficiencies, nutrition-sensitive agriculture and food security in low and middle-income countries.

Heather collaborates on a range of interdisciplinary research projects and was a founding member of the Lancashire Research Centre for Global Development.

Heather completed her PhD at UCLan with funding from NIHR Applied Research Collaboration North West Coast. Her doctoral research was a realist investigation of the impact of Healthy Start on the diets of low-income pregnant women in the UK.

  • PhD Nutrition, University of Central Lancashire, 2017
  • MMedSci Human Nutrition, University of Sheffield, 2003
  • BSc Geography, Swansea University, 1999
  • Global nutrition and food security
  • Registered Nutritionist, Association for Nutrition
  • Member, Society for Implementation Science in Nutrition