Joanne Black

Ms Joanne Black

Programme Director for MSc Nutrition and Dietetics (pre-reg)

Faculty and Department

  • Faculty of Health Sciences
  • School of Sport Exercise and Rehabilitation Sciences


  • BSc (Northumbria University)
  • PGDip (Leeds Beckett University)
  • PCAP (University of Hull)


Joanne is a HCPC registered dietitian and accredited to the British Dietetic Association (BDA) and Parenteral and Enteral Nutritional Group (PENG) of the BDA.

Before joining the university as Programme Director, Joanne has practiced as a clinical dietitian in the local NHS trust (HUTH) since graduating as a dietitian in 2009. She left her post as Education and Surgical Team Leader to follow her passion of education and training to establish and lead this exciting new programme at the University.

Joanne specialised in enteral tube feeding and artificial nutrition support and improved the nutritional care of patients with neurological conditions and upper GI disorders. She is considered a compassionate leader and is driven and motivated to ensure her peers and students can reach their full potential.

Joanne can't wait to welcome her new learners and the future dietetic workforce onto the MSc Nutrition and Dietetics programme.

Clinical Dietetics 1: Lifespan, Lifestyle and Long-term Conditions (L7)

Clinical Dietetics 2: Applied Nutritional Support (L7)

The Professional Dietitian (L7)

Reflection and Consolidation of Practice (L7)

Public Health and Health Promotion (L7)

Admissions Lead

Research interests

Regional clinical placement expansion

Nutritional support and dysphagia

Membership/Fellowship of professional body

Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition Group of the BDA


Health and Care Professions Council


British Dietetic Association