Niamh Arthurs B.Sc, M.Sc
Role: Paediatric Dietetic Representative, Registered Dietitian and Childhood Obesity Researcher
Niamh Arthurs is a registered dietitian with a deep-rooted passion for helping others, particularly children and young people. Niamh began her career working in public health having achieved a degree in nutrition (The University of Nottingham, 2015). She set up her own business which involved creating and delivering nutrition education programmes to preschools, primary schools and secondary schools. She also worked with various stakeholders in the delivery of health promotion and nutrition education at events and festivals and to community groups and in workplaces.'
Niamh completed a thesis for her Masters in Clinical Nutrition and Dietetics (University College Dublin, 2019), in the area of paediatric obesity in Children’s Health Ireland at Temple Street. From this, Niamh gained practical experience of the W82GO programme and valuable insight of the clinical assessment and treatment of young people living with obesity. Niamh currently works as a W82GO/Research Dietitian in Children’s Health Ireland at Temple Street.
Being a committee member of the Association for the Study of Obesity on the Island of Ireland (ASOI), fuels Niamh’s motivation and commitment to make positive contributions to those affected by obesity. Niamh is keen to contribute to current research in this area, in order to enable improvements in healthcare and service development for young people and their families.