Liz Wells

Mrs Liz Wells

Lecturer in Nutrition and Dietetics

Faculty and Department

  • Faculty of Health Sciences
  • Department of Paramedical, Perioperative and Advanced Practice

Qualifications

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

Summary

Liz originally studied Human Biology BSc at Loughborough University before pursuing an MSc in Nutrition and Dietetics at Leeds Beckett University. She has now been a BDA and HCPC registered dietitian for over 15 years.

She has a wealth of clinical experience from acute hospital dietetics, having previously specialised as a critical care team leader during the COVID-19 pandemic and as a Macmillan Specialist dietitian in oncology and haematology.

In 2013, she joined the HONEI ( Humber, Obesity , Nutrition , Education and Innovation ) project at The Hull York Medical School . Here she designed and ran clinical trials to for corporate partners such as General Mills, Yoplait and EFSA (European Food Safety Authority). She also lectured to medical students and nursing staff as part of this role.

In 2018, she moved to the Department of Sports , Health and Exercise Science at Hull University to teach on the BSc Sports Nutrition course.

In 2020, she was successfully awarded a grant from Higher Education England to set up and produce the MSc (pre – registration) Nutrition and Dietetics course at Hull University to commence 2021. She remains a Lecturer In Nutrition and Dietetics in the Department of Paramedical, Perioperative and Advanced Practice.

Undergraduate

Evidence Informed Practice L7

Research for Dietetic Practice L7

The Composition of Food L7

Recent outputs

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Journal Article

Physiologically relevant screening of polyphenol-rich commercial preparations for bioactivity in vascular endothelial cells and application to healthy volunteers: a viable workflow and a cautionary tale

Jones, H., Papageorgiou, M., Gordon, A., Ehtesham, , Javed, Z., Wells, L. K., …Sathyapalan, T. (2020). Physiologically relevant screening of polyphenol-rich commercial preparations for bioactivity in vascular endothelial cells and application to healthy volunteers: a viable workflow and a cautionary tale. Biochemical Pharmacology, 173, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.bcp.2019.113754

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. https://doi.org/10.1093/ajcn/nqy244

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

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

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. https://doi.org/10.3390/toxins9070196

Research interests

Polyphenols

Critical care

Oncology

Neutraceuticals

Awards and prizes

Higher Education England - Strategic Support Fund

2020 - 2021

£98,513 Awarded to set up MSc Nutrition and Dietetics ( pre- registration) at The University of Hull.

Clinical role

FODMAP Diet - Kings College London

2014

Journal peer reviewer

Journal of Human Nutrition and Dietetics

2019

PLOS One . Peer reviewed journal.

2017

Membership/Fellowship of professional body

FHEA

2019 - 2021