Miguel Toribio-Mateas, MSc BSc (Hons) – Editor in Chief
Miguel brings to Nutrition Evidence 20 years of expertise in database development, having worked for some of the world’s top scientific, technical and medical publishers in a variety of senior roles, from product management to training.
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Emma Hendricks, BSc (Hons) DipION (distinction) – Managing Editor
Emma brings to Nutrition Evidence expertise in applied social search, information management and analysis, and technical tool development. She is also published in the Journal of Psychology, Public Policy and Law.
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Dr Susan McGinty, PhD MSc – Deputy Editor
Susan (Sue) holds a PhD Nutrigenomics and Health Promotion, as well as a MSc Food Safety and Control, both from London South Bank University. She is also a graduate from the Institute for Optimum Nutrition and a foundational member of the British Association for Nutrition and Lifestyle Medicine (BANT), where she’s held the position of Policy Officer since 2006.
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Rick Miller, RD MSc – Editor
Rick Miller is a consultant clinical and sports performance dietitian. He is also guest senior lecturer in Dietetics and Nutrition at various Universities across London and the UK.
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After graduating from the University of St Andrews in Human Biology, he obtained his Masters in Sport and Exercise Nutrition from Loughborough University. After a working as a sports nutritionist, Rick qualified as a registered Dietitian from Leeds Beckett University and spent several years in the National Health Service rotating through various specialities such as: orthopaedic and general surgery recovery, gastroenterology, diabetes, paediatrics and obesity management – including bariatric surgery. Alongside his NHS post, Rick upheld his passion as a sports performance dietitian, supporting athletes up to Olympic standard and continues to do so today at several clinics across central London and Harley Street.
Rick has undergone further training as a Functional Medicine practitioner and is passionate in using an integrative, Functional Dietetics approach to his nutrition treatment. His research and interest areas are in musculoskeletal tissue recovery and orthopaedic trauma, sports performance nutrition and supplementation.
Kieran MacPhail, MSc BSc (Hons) – Editor
Kieran is a CNHC Registered Nutritional Therapy Practitioner, and HCPC-registered Physiotherapist and exercise specialist who has been working in the rehabilitation field since 2004.
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Dr Kate Lawrence PhD BA (Hons) – Editor
Dr Lawrence is a lecturer of psychology at St Mary’s University, Twickenham. Her research specialises in neurodevelopmental disorders, with a particular focus on dietary and microbiome influences on mental health and cognitive function. Dr Lawrence takes an interdisciplinary approach, using nutritional and genetic studies, neuroimaging and psychological techniques, to understand psychological function and impairments across the life course.
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Dr Basma El Homasany, M.B.B.Ch MSc PhD – Editor
Dr El Homasany is a medical doctor qualified with an interest in molecular medicine. Following completion of her medical degree in Egypt, Dr El Homasany was awarded a Masters in Science and a PhD in Molecular Medicine at the Molecular Medicine Centre of Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland (2000-2005).
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Dr Yassine Bendiabdallah, MPharm PhD IP MPharmS – Editor
Dr Yassine Bendiabdallah holds a PhD from the School of Pharmacy of the Cancer Research Centre of the University of London where his specialist area was anticancer chemistry. He also holds a Practice Certificate in Independent Prescribing from King’s College London.
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Dr Ticiana Criddle, BSc (Hons) M.B.B.S.S – Editor
Diabetes and diabetic complications
Dr Criddle graduated as a Medical Doctor in Brazil and has been working in the United Kingdom for over 12 years. She is Clinical Lead for the Liverpool Diabetic Eye Screening Programme and works at a large teaching and research NHS hospital.
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Dr Rupy Aujila, BSc M.B.B.S. – Editor
Dr Aujila (Dr Rupy) is a NHS General Practitioner with a degree in medicine from Imperial College London who acts as clinical adviser to the Royal College of GPs (UK).
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Dr Eve Pearce PhD (Medicine), DipION (distinction) – Editor
Eve Pearce is experienced in medical biochemistry and genetics and is a practicing clinician in private and in clinical environments. She gained a PhD from University of Wales College of Medicine, later working at Southampton University Human Genetics laboratories as a Research Fellow in projects focused on cardiovascular disease and cancer.
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Eve’s passion for wellness subsequently led her to complete an ION diploma in Nutritional Therapy, graduating with Distinction. She works with an NHS weight management service and delivers bespoke nutrigenomic and biochemistry education to undergraduate and CPD audiences. Eve is also currently a scientific consultant with a leading provider of genetic testing.
Benjamin Brown, ND – Editor
Ben is a science writer, speaker and author specialising in nutrition and functional medicine who has worked as technical director for world-leading practitioner-grade food supplement manufacturers, so he brings to Nutrition Evidence a wealth of experience in the science surrounding quality and clinical application of supplementary nutrients.
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Ben contributes regularly to industry publications and scientific journals and is on the Advisory Board of a leading training provider in nutrition science education in the UK. He also runs a successful health podcast. He is an in-demand speaker and regularly features at public speaking events and international conferences.