liz-wells

Mrs Liz Wells

Lecturer in Nutrition and Dietetics

Faculty and Department

  • Faculty of Health Sciences
  • Department of Sport, Health and Exercise Sciences

Qualifications

  • BSc (Loughborough University)
  • MSc (Leeds Beckett University)

Summary

Liz has been a BDA and HCPC registered dietitian for 15 years. Her forte is the translation of scientific research into the clinical setting - to promote well-being, treat disease and diagnose. She has designed neutraceuticals for General Mills and Yoplait and conducted research for EFSA (European Food Safety Authority).

She has a wealth of clinical experience from acute hospital dietetics, having previously specialised in the fields of intensive care, surgery and oncology/haematology. She continues to work as a specialist dietitian at Hull University Teaching Hospitals Trust in addition to lecturing in Sports and Exercise Nutrition .

Undergraduate

Introduction to nutrition L4

Food science L6

Journal Article

Validated screening tools for the assessment of cachexia, sarcopenia, and malnutrition: a systematic review

Miller, J., Wells, L., Nwulu, U., Currow, D., Johnson, M. J., & Skipworth, R. J. (2018). Validated screening tools for the assessment of cachexia, sarcopenia, and malnutrition: a systematic review. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, 108(6), 1196-1208. doi:10.1093/ajcn/nqy244

Determination of deoxynivalenol in the urine of pregnant women in the UK

Rigby, A., Sathyapalan, T., Wells, L., Atkin, S., Brera, C., De Santis, B., …Williams, C. (2016). Determination of deoxynivalenol in the urine of pregnant women in the UK. Toxins, 8(11), (306). doi:10.3390/toxins8110306. ISSN 2072-6651

Deoxynivalenol biomarkers in the urine of UK vegetarians

Wells, L., Hardie, L., Williams, C., White, K., Liu, Y., De Santis, B., …Sathyapalan, T. (2017). Deoxynivalenol biomarkers in the urine of UK vegetarians. Toxins, 9(7), 196. doi:10.3390/toxins9070196

Assessment of urinary deoxynivalenol biomarkers in UK children and adolescents

Papageorgiou, M., Wells, L., Williams, C., White, K., De Santis, B., Liu, Y., …Sathyapalan, T. (2018). Assessment of urinary deoxynivalenol biomarkers in UK children and adolescents. Toxins, 10(2), 50. https://doi.org/10.3390/toxins10020050

Occurrence of deoxynivalenol in an elderly cohort in the UK: a biomonitoring approach

Papageorgiou, M., Wells, L., Williams, C., White, K. L., De Santis, B., Liu, Y., …Sathyapalan, T. (2018). Occurrence of deoxynivalenol in an elderly cohort in the UK: a biomonitoring approach. Food Additives and Contaminants: Part A: Chemistry, Analysis, Control, Exposure and Risk Assessment, 35(10), 2032-2044. https://doi.org/10.1080/19440049.2018.1508890

Research interests

Polyphenols

PCOS

Obesity

Neutraceuticals