Mrs Julia Clark

Mrs Julia Clark

Honorary Research Assistant

Mrs Julia Clark
Mrs Julia Clark

Contact Details

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The University of Aberdeen Public Health Nutrition Research Group
University of Aberdeen
Room 1:071 Polwarth Building
AB25 2ZD


Julia Clark graduated from Robert Gordon University with a BSC in Nutrition and Dietetics and qualified as a State Registered Dietitian (SRD).  After graduating she worked as a dietitian at Basingstoke and North Hampshire Hospital, Edinburgh City Hospital and Aberdeen Royal Infirmary.  Experience in the design and running of Clinical Drug Trials for use in obesity was gained at the Rowett Research Institute from 1991 to 1998 where she gained an MSc in Human Nutrition which focused on the composition of weight loss diets.  Julia joined the Public Health Nutrition Research Group in 2008 when she developed an intervention to increase vitamin E intake in pregnant women.


Research Interests

Obesity and energy balance

Diet and chronic disease

Diet of infants and young children

Qualitative research methods used in Dietetic Practice

Current Research


Provision of weight management services for men with prostate cancer. 2010-ongoing.

Provision of weight management services for women treated with breast  cancer. 2009-ongoing.

Evaluation of the Eat, Play and Grow Well Programme. March 2011.

Views of parents on routine measurements of children's growth in schools. 2008.

A novel dietary intervention to optimise vitamin E intake of pregnant women to 15mg/day. 2008-2010. 

 Development and clinical piloting of a dietary soup intervention during pregnancy with the aim of reducing the likliehood of childhood asthma. 2012-ongoing



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