Sarah graduated from University of Nottingham with a Master of Nutrition (1st class) 2009 and completed her MSc in Advanced Dietetic Practice also at the University of Nottingham in 2013. Sarah is currently working towards a PhD in Nutritional Science.
Sarah has worked within the NHS as a paediatric dietitian for the past 8 years. Sarah has recently joined the Division of Nutritional Sciences as a Teaching Associate having previously been a Visiting Lecturer. Alongside her teaching role at the University, Sarah works alongside a Sepsis support group to provide dietetic support.
As part of her professional practice, Sarah has been involved in developing and delivering evidence-based training to health professionals and community workers, and has acted as a mentor to a number of dietetic students. Sarah has been a guest lecturer at Nottingham Trent University teaching undergraduates.
Sarah's expertise is within the field of paediatric dietetics, and professional areas of interest include micronutrient deficiency in tube fed children, tube-weaning, ASD and diet, childhood obesity, maternal weight management, and 'super tasters' and the possible link to restricted eating. Sarah also has extensive experience with nutrition support, faltering growth, tube-feeding in children, restrictive eating linked with ASD & ADHD, and allergy/food hypersensitivity in children.
SWIFT JA, LANGLEY-EVANS SC, PEARCE J, JETHWA PH, TAYLOR MA, AVERY A, ELLIS S, MCMULLEN S and ELLIOTT-SALE KJ, 2017. Antenatal weight management: Diet, physical activity, and gestational weight gain in early pregnancy. Midwifery. 49, 40-46
SWIFT JA, PEARCE J, JETHWA PH, TAYLOR MA, AVERY A, ELLIS S, LANGLEY-EVANS SC and MCMULLEN S, 2016. Antenatal Weight Management: Women's Experiences, Behaviours, and Expectations of Weighing in Early Pregnancy. Journal of Pregnancy. 2016, 8454759