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Alison Deehan

Academic Excellence Executive Assistant

School of Biomedical Sciences



Pauline Douglas

Senior Lecturer/Clinical Dietetics Facilitator

School of Biomedical Sciences


Professor Alison Gallagher

Head of the Doctoral College (Coleraine/Magee)

Ulster University Doctoral College

  • Key responsibilities
    • Provides campus based leadership of the Doctoral College (Coleraine /Magee)
    • Advises on PhD researcher queries which cannot be resolved at UoA / Faculty level
    • Leads the development and Implementation of policy and procedures for the recruitment, selection, progress monitoring and examination of researchers

  Find out more about Professor Alison Gallagher




Dr Leane Hoey

Lecturer in Human Nutrition

School of Biomedical Sciences


Dr Catherine Hughes

Lecturer in Public Health Nutrition

School of Biomedical Sciences


Dr Maeve Kerr

Lecturer in Food Regulatory Affairs

School of Biomedical Sciences




Dr Colm Lowery

Lecturer in Medical Microbiology

School of Biomedical Sciences




Dr Emeir McSorley

Senior Lecturer in Human Nutrition

School of Biomedical Sciences



Dr Pamela Magee

Senior Lecturer in Human Nutrition

School of Biomedical Sciences

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Areas of expertise Nutrition, Sport and Nutrition, Vitamin D


Dr Adele McElroy

Research Associate in Human Nutrition

School of Biomedical Sciences




Dr Patrick Naughton

Senior Lecturer in Medical Microbiology

School of Biomedical Sciences





Dr Kirsty Pourshahidi

Teaching Fellow in Food Science and Technology

School of Biomedical Sciences



Dr Patricia Rodriguez

Research Associate in Vitamin D and Melanoma

School of Biomedical Sciences




Dr Mary Slevin

Research Associate in Human Nutrition

School of Biomedical Sciences






Professor Mary Ward

Professor of Nutrition and Dietetics

School of Biomedical Sciences


Visiting Professors

  • Maureen EdmondsonChair, Northern Ireland Branch at Institute of Food Science and Technology
    Albert FlynnProfessor in Nutrition, University College Cork
  • John O’BrienHead of Quality & Safety Department, Nestle Research Centre
  • Colette ShorttDirector of Global Regulatory Affairs, Johnson & Johnson Ltd
  • Hans VerhagenHead of Department of Risk Assessment & Scientific Assistance (RASA) at the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA)
  • Raymond O’RourkeFood and Consumer Lawyer
  • Hugh QuigleyAdviser on EU Policy and Strategy for Irish Social Finance Fund, Irish Hospice Foundation and Public Policy Ireland; Former Deputy Director, Food and Veterinary Office, Directorate General for Health and Consumers, European Commission, Dublin
  • Mary FlynnChief Specialist in Public Health Nutrition, Food Safety Authority (Ireland)
  • William DickeyConsultant, Western Health & Social Services Trust
  • Sumantra Ray, NNEdPro Global Centre for Nutrition & Health