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Juliet Wilson

Assistant Professor in Nutrition and Dietetics, Faculty of Science



Juliet has enjoyed a diverse career in nutrition and dietetics since she qualified 25 years ago. She has gained significant experience in sports performance nutrition, corporate health and wellbeing strategies, as well as specialising across a broad range of clinical conditions.

In her role as a High-Performance Sports Dietitian, Juliet has worked alongside side a great number of teams and squads, including British Rowing, Badminton England and Wasps Rugby, to promote optimal health and performance gains. She was also an Area Manager at the London 2012 Olympic games (responsible for all aspects of food and nutrition in The Mall, Admiralty House, Hyde Park and The Serpentine area).Juliet was the Lead Nutritionist at a the first European Games, The Islamic Games and several winter games.

In her capacity as a Corporate Nutritionist Juliet was responsible for designing and integrating nutrition and wellbeing strategies into national and international corporations. She worked with companies such as Royal Dutch Shell, ITV, Linklaters Solicitors and Group M at a senior levels, with a view to dissipating change across the workforce.

Juliet has always maintained an active clinical role, and has worked with patients in many unique environments including on a train and in a locker room! She has gained unique experience and insight into the pathology and management of a number of key medical disorders, and works alongside the complementary MDT where possible.

In 2015 joined the University of Surrey, where she was responsible for a highly diverse PG and UG teaching remit which included the pathology of diabetes, the pathology and management of the nutritional aspects of infertility, preconception, sports nutrition, IBS and Low-FODMAP diets, professionalism, leadership, resilience and self-efficacy. In 2022 she is excited to have joined the Dietetic Team at Nottingham University.

Juliet is Chair of the Nutritional Medicine Alumni Group at Surrey University where she supports the committee in their aim of sharing nutritional knowledge and developments amongst the membership. She is also actively involved in the British Dietetic Specialist Groups 1) Maternal and Fetal Interest Group and 2) Sports Nutrition Interest Group.


Expertise Summary

Juliet specialises in the following areas:

1. IBS and Low-FODMAP

2. Preconception and sub-fertility nutrition

3. The pathology and treatment of type-2 diabetes

3. Sports Nutrition; hydration/recovery/macronutrient requirements/over-training

4. Professional skills,collaborative working and social media

5. Self-effacacy, resilience and leadership.

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