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Dr Heather Ohly

Research Fellow in Global Nutrition
School of Sport and Health Sciences
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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