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Dr Rachel Rundle


Summary

I have worked as a public health nutritionist for the past 20 years and gained experience in community development, programme evaluation and research. I joined the academic team at SHU in 2008 and have developed teaching expertise in public health nutrition, plus research interests in maternal and infant health, behaviour change and food poverty.

About

Qualifications

  • 2002: Doctorate - Working Patterns and Food Behaviour within the Context of Family Life, Sheffield Hallam University, United Kingdom
  • 1999: Post Graduate Certificate in Education, Sheffield Hallam University, United Kingdom
  • 1997: MMSc Human Nutrition, University of Sheffield, United Kingdom
  • 1995: BSc Medical Electronics, University of Hertfordshire, United Kingdom

Teaching expertise

  • Nutrition; public health; maternal and infant health; behaviour change; food poverty;

Research

  • Nutrition and public health

Teaching

Department of Service Sector Management

Sheffield Business School

Food

Publications

Soltani, H., Duxbury, A.M.S., Rundle, R., & Chan, L.N. (2015). A systematic review of the effects of dietary interventions on neonatal outcomes in adolescent pregnancy. Evidence Based Midwifery, 13 (1), 29-34.

Presentations

Rundle, R., Duxbury, A., & Soltani, H. (2015). An exploratory study of young women’s food choices and compliance with supplementation recommendations during pregnancy.

Nield, L., & Rundle, R. (2015). The impact of antenatal food safety advice on dietary behaviour during pregnancy. Presented at: International Society of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity Conference

Paxman, J., & Rundle, R. (2014). Mapping Sheffield-based Nutrition Enterprises.

Other activities

Competitve Research Award

  • 2016: Hora Soltani - Diet in Pregnancy, Medical Research Council (MRC), United Kingdom
  • 2013: Tommy's Charity Project, Tommy's, United Kingdom

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