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Dr Julie Abayomi

Dr Julie Abayomi

Telephone: 0151 231 5394

Biography

Dr Julie Abayomi is a registered dietitian who research interests include maternal nutrition, maternal obesity and maternal diabetes. She has published over 20 journal papers and presented over 30 conference papers. Most of her research has been in collaboration with NHS colleagues.

Degrees

2010, Liverpool John Moores University, United Kingdom, PhD
1993, Cardiff Institute of Higher Education, United Kingdom, BSc Nutrition & Dietetics

Publications

Highlighted publications

Mccann MT, Newson L, Burden C, Rooney JS, Charnley MS, Abayomi JC. 2017. A qualitative study exploring midwives' perceptions and knowledge of maternal obesity: Reflecting on their experiences of providing healthy eating and weight management advice to pregnant women Maternal and Child Nutrition, >DOI

Narayanan RP, Weeks AD, Quenby S, Rycroft D, Hart A, Longworth H, Charnley M, Abayomi J, Topping J, Turner MA, Wilding JPH. 2016. Fit for Birth - the effect of weight changes in obese pregnant women on maternal and neonatal outcomes: a pilot prospective cohort study Clinical obesity, 6 :79-88 >DOI

Abayomi JC, Kirwan, J , Hackett, A . 2009. The prevalence of Chronic Radiation Enteritis following radiotherapy for cervical or endometrial cancer and its impact on quality of life. European Journal of Oncology Nursing, 13 :262-267

Abayomi JC, Kirwan J, Hackett AF. 2009. Coping mechanisms used by women in an attempt to avoid symptoms of chronic radiation enteritis. J Hum Nutr Diet, 22 :310-316 >DOI >Link

Abayomi JC, Watkinson H, Boothby J, Topping J, Hackett AF. 2009. Identification of 'hot spots' of obesity and being underweight in early pregnancy in Liverpool. J Hum Nutr Diet, 22 :246-254 >DOI >Link

Boddy LM, Abayomi J, Johnson B, Hackett AF, Stratton G. Ten year changes in positive and negative marker food, fruit, vegetables and salad intake in 0-10 year olds: SportsLinx 2000-2001 to 2010-2011 Journal of Human Nutrition and Dietetics, >DOI

Journal Articles

Mccann MT, Newson L, Burden C, Rooney JS, Charnley MS, Abayomi JC. 2017. A qualitative study exploring midwives' perceptions and knowledge of maternal obesity: Reflecting on their experiences of providing healthy eating and weight management advice to pregnant women Maternal and Child Nutrition, >DOI

Longworth H, McCallin K, Narayanan RP, Turner MA, Quenby S, Rycroft D, Charnley M, Abayomi J, Topping J, Weeks AD, Wilding JPH. 2017. Screening methods for obstructive sleep apnoea in severely obese pregnant women. Clin Obes, 7 :239-244 >DOI >Link

Naughton RJ, Drust B, O'Boyle A, Abayomi J, Mahon E, Morton JP, Davies IG. 2017. Free-sugar, total-sugar, fibre, and micronutrient intake within elite youth British soccer players: a nutritional transition from schoolboy to fulltime soccer player APPLIED PHYSIOLOGY NUTRITION AND METABOLISM, 42 :517-522 >DOI >Link

Naughton RJ, Drust B, O'Boyle A, Morgans R, Abayomi J, Davies IG, Morton JP, Mahon E. 2016. Daily Distribution of Carbohydrate, Protein and Fat Intake in Elite Youth Academy Soccer Players Over a 7-Day Training Period INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF SPORT NUTRITION AND EXERCISE METABOLISM, 26 :473-480 >DOI >Link

Webb RJ, Davies IG, Purewal TS, Weston PJ, Morrison G, Sparkes AC, Abayomi JC. 2016. A qualitative insight into the eating behaviours of adult patients with Type 1 diabetes using continuous subcutaneous insulin infusion compared to those using multiple daily injections DIABETIC MEDICINE, 33 :108-109 >Link

Naughton RJ, Drust B, O'Boyle A, Morgans R, Abayomi J, Davies IG, Morton JP, Mahon E. 2016. Daily Distribution of Carbohydrate, Protein and Fat Intake in Elite Youth Academy Soccer Players Over a 7-day Training Period. International journal of sport nutrition and exercise metabolism,

Narayanan RP, Weeks AD, Quenby S, Rycroft D, Hart A, Longworth H, Charnley M, Abayomi J, Topping J, Turner MA, Wilding JPH. 2016. Fit for Birth - the effect of weight changes in obese pregnant women on maternal and neonatal outcomes: a pilot prospective cohort study Clinical obesity, 6 :79-88 >DOI

Webb RJ, Davies IG, Purewal TS, Weston PJ, Morrison G, Abayomi JC. 2015. Continuous subcutaneous insulin infusion therapy: Long-term impact upon plasma HbA(1c), lipids, lipoproteins and blood pressure PROCEEDINGS OF THE NUTRITION SOCIETY, 74 :E89-E89 >DOI >Link

Charnley MS, Weeks A, Abayomi JC. 2015. Does the diet quality of obese women deteriorate during pregnancy? PROCEEDINGS OF THE NUTRITION SOCIETY, 74 :E257-E257 >DOI >Link

Abayomi JC, Charnley MS, Weeks A, Wilding JPH. 2015. An observation of gestational weight gain in obese pregnancies PROCEEDINGS OF THE NUTRITION SOCIETY, 74 :E255-E255 >DOI >Link

Webb RJ, Davies IG, Purewal TS, Weston PJ, Morrison G, Abayomi JC. 2015. Continuous subcutaneous insulin infusion therapy: long-term impact on insulin dose and body mass index DIABETIC MEDICINE, 32 :84-84 >Link

Abayomi JC, Wood L. 2014. Pre-conception and antenatal care in type 2 diabetes. Independent Nurse, :23-27

Entwistle PA, Webb RJ, Abayomi JC, Johnson B, Sparkes AC, Davies IG. 2014. UNCONSCIOUS AGENDAS IN THE ETIOLOGY OF REFRACTORY OBESITY AND THE ROLE OF HYPNOSIS IN THEIR IDENTIFICATION AND RESOLUTION INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF CLINICAL AND EXPERIMENTAL HYPNOSIS, 62 :330-359 >DOI >Link

Webb R, Davies I, Johnson B, Abayomi J. 2014. A qualitative evaluation of an NHS Weight Management Programme for obese patients in Liverpool Nutrition and Food Science, 44 :144-155 >DOI

Charnley MS, Abayomi JC, Weeks A. 2013. Childhood obesity is associated with maternal nutrition and gestational weight gain PROCEEDINGS OF THE NUTRITION SOCIETY, 72 :E157-E157 >DOI >Link

Abayomi J, Wood L, Spelman S, Morrison G, Purewal T. 2013. The multidisciplinary management of type 2 and gestational diabetes in pregnancy British Journal of Midwifery, 21 :236-242

Blackham T, Abayomi JC, Davies IG. 2012. Comparison of the nutritional quality of Indian takeaway and supermarket ready meals PROCEEDINGS OF THE NUTRITION SOCIETY, 71 :E159-E159 >DOI >Link

Charnley MS, Abayomi JA, Richardson LD, Weeks A. 2012. Iron consumption of obese pregnant women may reflect overall poor quality diet Journal of Human Nutrition & Dietetics, 6 :601-602

Abayomi JC. 2012. Dietary management of obesity & diabetes in pregnancy: Challenging the current guidelines Journal of Diabetes Nursing 16(1):32-37., 1 :32-37

Abayomi JC, Charnley M, Weeks A. 2012. Iron consumption of obese pregnant women may reflect overall poor quality diet. Journal of Human Nutrition & Dietetics 25(6):601-602, 6 :601-602

Abayomi JC. 2012. Body image dissatisfaction among food-related degree students Nutrition & Food Science, 42 :139-147

Abayomi JC, Masrden, A . 2012. Attitudes of employees working in public places toward breastfeeding. British Journal of Midwifery, 20 :271-277

Abayomi JC, Charnley MS. 2012. Dietary Management of obesity and diabetes in pregnancy: Challenging the guidelines. Vine B. Journal of Diabetes Nursing, 16 :32-37

Charnley MS, Hackett AF, Abayomi JC. 2011. Energy intake and weight gain of morbidly obese pregnant women in Liverpool PROCEEDINGS OF THE NUTRITION SOCIETY, 70 :E16-E16 >DOI >Link

Charnley MS, Hackett AF, Abayomi JC. 2011. Dietary vitamin D and calcium intake of morbidly obese pregnant women PROCEEDINGS OF THE NUTRITION SOCIETY, 70 :E89-E89 >DOI >Link

Abayomi JC, Tischendorf K. 2009. A study to assess body image dissatisfaction amongst female dance students using Anamorphic Micro. Journal of Human Nutrition & Dietetics, 22 :581

Abayomi JC, Judd, S , Hackett, A . 2009. Malnutrition in hospitals: Still unrecognised and ignored. Journal of Healthcare Mangement, 15 :488-494

Abayomi JC, Kirwan, J , Hackett, A . 2009. The prevalence of Chronic Radiation Enteritis following radiotherapy for cervical or endometrial cancer and its impact on quality of life. European Journal of Oncology Nursing, 13 :262-267

Abayomi JC, Kirwan J, Hackett AF. 2009. Coping mechanisms used by women in an attempt to avoid symptoms of chronic radiation enteritis. J Hum Nutr Diet, 22 :310-316 >DOI >Link

Abayomi JC, Watkinson H, Boothby J, Topping J, Hackett AF. 2009. Identification of 'hot spots' of obesity and being underweight in early pregnancy in Liverpool. J Hum Nutr Diet, 22 :246-254 >DOI >Link

Abayomi JC, KIRWAN J, HACKETT A. 2008. The impact of chronic radiation enteritis on quality of life, following radiotherapy for cervical or endometrial cancer. Journal of Human Nutrition & Dietetics, 21 (4): 373-374.

Spelman S, Morrison G, Abayomi J, Woods L, Walkinshaw SA, Purewal TS. 2007. Does intensive ante-natal management improve outcomes for women with Type 2 diabetes? DIABETIC MEDICINE, 24 :88-88 >Link

Abayomi J, Watkinson H, Hackett A, Topping J. 2007. The prevalence of obesity and underweight among 1st trimester pregnant women in Liverpool ANNALS OF NUTRITION AND METABOLISM, 51 :376-376 >Link

Abayomi JC. 2007. GESTATIONAL DIABETES PREGNANCY & BIRTH,

Abayomi JC, WATKINSON H, TOPPING J, HACKETT A. 2007. Obesity and underweight among first trimester pregnant women. British Journal of Midwifery., 15 (3) 143-147.

Abayomi JC, Watkinson H, Topping J, Hackett AF. 2007. The prevalence of underweight and probable undernutrition in first-trimester pregnant women PROCEEDINGS OF THE NUTRITION SOCIETY, 66 :63A-63A >Link

Abayomi J, Kirwan J, Hackett A, Bagnall G. 2005. A study to investigate women's experiences of radiation enteritis following radiotherapy for cervical cancer. J Hum Nutr Diet, 18 :353-363 >DOI >Link

Abayomi JC, BAGNALL G, KIRWAN J, HACKETT A. 2005. A study to investigate women’s experiences of radiation enteritis following radiotherapy for cervical cancer. Journal of Human Nutrition & Dietetics, 18: 353-363.

Abayomi JC, MORRISON G, PUREWAL T, WOOD L, McFADDEN K. 2005. Can Continuous Subcutaneous Insulin Infusion assist women with type 1 diabetes in breastfeeding? Journal of Diabetes Nursing, 9 (9) 346-351.

Abayomi JC. 2005. Infant formula- Evaluating the safety of new ingredients Journal of Human Nutrition and Dietetics, 18: 226.

Abayomi JC, BERRIDGE K, TOPPING J, McFADDEN K. 2005. Views of breastfeeding difficulties among drop-in-clinic attendees. Maternal and Child Nutrrition, 1(4): 250-262.

Abayomi J, Hackett A. 2004. Assessment of malnutrition in mental health clients: nurses' judgement vs. a nutrition risk tool. J Adv Nurs, 45 :430-437 >Link

Berridge K, Hackett AF, Abayomi J, Maxwell SM. 2004. The cost of infant feeding in Liverpool, England. Public Health Nutr, 7 :1039-1046 >DOI >Link

Abayomi JC, BERRIDGE K, HACKETT A, MAXWELL S. 2004. The cost of infant feeding in Liverpool, England. Public Health Nutrition,, 7: 1039-1046.

Abayomi JC, HACKETT A. 2004. Assessment of malnutrition in mental health clients: nurses’ judgement vs. a nutrition risk tool. Journal of Advanced Nursing, 45 (4): 430-437.

Abayomi JC, Berridge, K, HACKETT A, Maxwell, SM. 1999. An investigation into the relative costs of breast and bottle feeding in Liverpool infants, up to the age of four months. Proceedings of the Nutrition Society,, 60 :212-212

Charnley MS, Abayomi J. Micronutrients and the use of vitamin and mineral supplements during pregnancy and lactation British Journal of Midwifery, 6

Boddy LM, Abayomi J, Johnson B, Hackett AF, Stratton G. Ten year changes in positive and negative marker food, fruit, vegetables and salad intake in 0-10 year olds: SportsLinx 2000-2001 to 2010-2011 Journal of Human Nutrition and Dietetics, >DOI

Abayomi JC, Marsden A. Attitudes of employees working in public places toward breastfeeding. British Journal of Midwifery 20 (4): 271-277., 4 :271-277

Abayomi JC, Kolka M. Body image dissatisfaction among food-related degree students. Nutrition & Food Science 42(3): 139-147., 3 :139-147

Internet Publications

Abayomi JC, Smith L. 2017. Can a vegan diet provide enough nutritional support for a pregnancy?

Conference Publication (journal proceedings)

Charnley MS, Coufopoulos A, Weeks A, Abayomi JC. 2016. A qualitative exploration of the lived experiences of pregnant women with BMI >= 35 kg/m(2) PROCEEDINGS OF THE NUTRITION SOCIETY, 75 :E262-E262 >DOI >Link

Webb RJ, Davies IG, Purewal TS, Weston PJ, Morrison G, Abayomi JC. 2016. The influence of continuous subcutaneous insulin infusion therapy vs. multiple daily injections upon the diet of those with Type 1 diabetes: A food diary investigation PROCEEDINGS OF THE NUTRITION SOCIETY, 75 :E197-E197 >Link

Stone GL, Davies IG, Dagger R, Mackintosh K, Fairclough SJ, Abayomi JC. 2016. The reported intakes of sugar sweetened beverages by 10-11 year old children participating in the CHANGE! healthy eating intervention PROCEEDINGS OF THE NUTRITION SOCIETY, 75 :E142-E142 >Link

Blackham TM, Stevenson L, Abayomi JC, Davies IG. 2016. Consumers' knowledge and attitudes to takeaway food in Merseyside PROCEEDINGS OF THE NUTRITION SOCIETY, 75 :E91-E91 >DOI >Link

Webb RJ, Davies IG, Purewal TS, Weston PJ, Morrison G, Abayomi JC. 2015. An investigation into the eating behaviours of adult patients with Type 1 diabetes using continuous subcutaneous insulin infusion therapy compared to those using multiple daily injections PROCEEDINGS OF THE NUTRITION SOCIETY, 74 :E325-E325 >DOI >Link

Blackham T, Stevenson L, Abayomi JC, Davies IG. 2015. Increased takeaway meal consumption increases dietary energy, salt and fat PROCEEDINGS OF THE NUTRITION SOCIETY, 74 :E332-E332 >DOI >Link

Warburton GL, Mahon E, Davies IG, Gobbi R, Mackintosh K, Fairclough SJ, Abayomi JC. 2014. Food knowledge and IMD score of Year 6 children participating in the CHANGE! Project PROCEEDINGS OF THE NUTRITION SOCIETY, 73 :E109-E109 >DOI >Link

Charnley MS, Weeks A, Abayomi JC. 2014. The quality of dietary intake in obese pregnant women PROCEEDINGS OF THE NUTRITION SOCIETY, 73 :E65-E65 >DOI >Link

Abayomi JC, Boddy LM, Johnson B, Hackett AF, Stratton G. 2014. Children's Fruit and Vegetable Consumption in Liverpool over the past decade PROCEEDINGS OF THE NUTRITION SOCIETY, 73 :E72-E72 >DOI >Link

Webb RJ, Davies IG, Purewal TS, Weston PJ, Morrison G, Abayomi JC. 2014. Continuous subcutaneous insulin infusion therapy: long-term impact upon plasma lipids, lipoproteins and HbA1c DIABETIC MEDICINE, 31 :70-70 >Link

Davies IG, Blackham T, Abayomi JC, Long R, Taylor C, Ashton M, Stevenson L. 2013. Saturated fatty acid content of popular takeaway food in the UK PROCEEDINGS OF THE NUTRITION SOCIETY, 72 :E241-E241 >DOI >Link

Warburton GL, Mahon E, Davies IG, Gobbi R, Mackintosh K, Fairclough SJ, Abayomi JC. 2013. BMI status of children in the CHANGE! Project and its association with the consumption of 'positive marker' and 'negative marker' foods PROCEEDINGS OF THE NUTRITION SOCIETY, 72 :E145-E145 >DOI >Link

Webb RJ, Davies IG, Johnson B, Abayomi JC. 2013. A qualitative investigation into the follow-up support offered to patients after an NHS obesity weight management programme in Liverpool PROCEEDINGS OF THE NUTRITION SOCIETY, 72 :E150-E150 >DOI >Link

Davies IG, Blackham T, Abayomi JC, Taylor C, Ashton M, Stevenson L. 2012. Trans fatty acid content of takeaway food in Merseyside, UK PROCEEDINGS OF THE NUTRITION SOCIETY, 71 :E231-E231 >DOI >Link

Davies IG, Blackham T, Abayomi JC, Taylor C, Ashton M, Long R, Stevenson L. 2012. Total sugar content of takeaway food in Merseyside, UK PROCEEDINGS OF THE NUTRITION SOCIETY, 71 :E218-E218 >DOI >Link

Gobbi R, Abayomi J, Warburton G, Mackintosh K, Fairclough SJ, Boddy LM, George K, Davies IG. 2012. Macronutrient intake and relations to physical activity and sedentary behaviour in 10-11 year old children: The CHANGE! Project PROCEEDINGS OF THE NUTRITION SOCIETY, 71 :E179-E179 >DOI >Link

Gobbi R, Abayomi J, Warburton G, Mackintosh K, Fairclough SJ, Boddy LM, George K, Davies IG. 2012. Macronutrient intake and relations to cardiometabolic risk in 10 to 11 year old children: The CHANGE! Project PROCEEDINGS OF THE NUTRITION SOCIETY, 71 :E204-E204 >DOI >Link

Charnley MS, Abayomi JA, Richardson LD, Weeks A. 2012. Iron consumption in obese pregnant women and birth outcome Proceedings of the Nutrition Society, Nutrition Society

Warburton GL, Abayomi JC, Mahon E, Gobbi R, Mackintosh K, Fairclough SJ, Boddy LM, George K, Davies IG. 2012. Comparison of the reported intakes of fruits and vegetables in Year 6 children: The CHANGE! Project PROCEEDINGS OF THE NUTRITION SOCIETY, 71 :E227-E227 >DOI >Link

Abayomi JC, JUDD S, HACKETT A. 2009. Malnutrition in hospitals: The cost of implementing MUST screening. Proceedings of the Nutrition Society,, NUTRITION SOCIETY 68: 111.

Abayomi JC, KIRWAN J, HACKETT A. 2008. Coping mechanisms initiated by women in an attempt to avoid symptoms of chronic radiation enteritis. Proceedings of the Nutrition Society,, NUTRITION SOCIETY 67(8): 417.

Abayomi JC, WATKINSON H, TOPPING J, HACKETT A. 2007. The prevalence of underweight and probable under nutrition in first-trimester pregnant women. Proceedings of the Nutrition Society,, NUTRITION SOCIETY 66: 63.

Abayomi JC, MORRISON G, PUREWAL T, MCFADDEN K, HACKETT A. 2006. An illustration of post-partum hypoglycaemia in respect to breastfeeding for women with type 1 diabetes. Proceedings of the Nutrition Society,, NUTRITION SOCIETY 65: 45.

Abayomi JC, KIRWAN J, BAGNALL G, HACKETT A. 2004. Experiences of Women with chronic radiation enteritis indicate the need for dietary advice. Proceedings of the Nutrition Society,, NUTRITION SOCIETY 63 (1):28

Abayomi JC, BERRIDGE K. 2004. Why don’t women breast-feed for longer? Proceedings of the Nutrition Society,, NUTRITION SOCIETY 63 (1):22.

Abayomi JC. Supporting clinical dietetic decisions: How to use evidence based practice. Improving outcomes in NHS dietetic services

Abayomi JC, Charnley M, Weeks A. Birth outcomes relative to dietary vitamin D & calcium intake in obese pregnant women. Proceedings of the Nutrition Society,

Abayomi JC, Charnley M, Weeks A. Iron consumption in obese pregnant women and birth outcome. Proceedings of the Nutrition Society,

Abayomi JC. Supporting Clinical Dietetic Decisions: How to Use Evidence Based Practice Improving outcomes in NHS Dietetic services

Abayomi JC. Strategies to deal with increasingly complex birth: Preparing your service to tackle rising obesity levels. Progressing your maternity services

Abayomi JC. Eating for two - or type 2? Diabetes UK

Abayomi JC, warburton G, mahon E, hackett AF. Eating attitudes of children may affect over eating and contribute to obesity. proceedings of the Nutrition Society, Nutrition Society

Abayomi JC, charnley M, hackett A. Vitamin D and Calcium status of morbidly obese pregnant women Proceedings of the Nutrition Society, Nutrition Society

Abayomi JC, charnley M. Diet and energy intakes of morbidly obese pregnant women. Proceedings of the Nutrition Society, Nutrition Society

Abayomi JC, ralph S, fallows S, morris M. Does maternal early pregnancy underweight influence neonatal birth outcome? A retrospective study in Liverpool Proceedings of the Nutrition Society, Nutrition Society

Abayomi JC. Management of chronic radiation enteropathy Specialist dietetic oncology

Abayomi JC. Diabetes & pregnancy Diabetes Dilemmas

Abayomi JC. Diabetes & breastfeeding Annual Insulin Pump association

Abayomi JC, BERRIDGE K. Supporting women to breast-feed for longer. Proceedings of the Nutrition Society,, NUTRITION SOCIETY 63 (1):23.

Engagement & Impact

Award:

Award title: BRITISH DIETETIC ASSOCIATION RESEARCH AWARD, Awarding body: BRITISH DIETETIC ASSOCIATION

Conference organisation:

Conference name: Diabetes UK, Position: Dietetic representative, professional conference organising committee

Conference name: Recent advances in health and medical science, Cyprus, Position: international organising committee member, URL: http://www.rahms-medicine.org/

Conference name: A celebration of Women's research at LJMU, Position: lead organiser & chair

Conference name: International Consumer Studies, Position: organising committee member

Conference name: Maternal and child Nutrition, Position: Lead organiser

Conference presentation:

Title of presentation: Midwives perceptions, knowledge and experiences of providing nutritional advice to pregnant women with obesity, Conference title: The Nutrition Society: IMidwives knowledge and experiences of providing weight management advice to pregnant women, Place/location of conference: Belfast, UK, Presentation type: Oral presentation

Title of presentation: Midwives knowledge and experiences of providing weight management advice to pregnant women, Conference title: The Nutrition Society: Irish Section Conference 2017: What governs what we eat?, Place/location of conference: Belfast, UK, Presentation type: Poster presentation

Title of presentation: An IPA Study Exploring the Experiences of Body Image in Women, Post-Pregnancy., Conference title: The Nutrition Society: Irish Section Conference 2017: What governs what we eat?, Place/location of conference: Belfast, UK, Presentation type: Poster presentation

Title of presentation: The experiences of teachers regarding the prevention of overweight and obesity in primary schools., Conference title: The Nutrition Society: Irish Section Conference 2017: What governs what we eat?, Place/location of conference: Belfast, UK, Presentation type: Oral presentation

External collaboration:

Institution: NICHE, University of Ulster, Collaborator: Prof Mary Ward

Institution: Manchester University Midwifery department, Collaborator: Aileen McLoughlin

Institution: NHS Disease Prevention Panel, Collaborator: Dr Katharine Barnard

Institution: African Journal of Consumer Studies, Collaborator: Alet Erasmus

Institution: African Journal of Midwifery, Collaborator: Alice Hall

Institution: Vitaflo International, Collaborator: Patricia Rutherford RD

Institution: Referee for European journal of Oncology nursing, Collaborator: Prof. Alex Molassiotis

Institution: REFEREE FOR INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF CONSUMER STUDIES, Collaborator: Katherine Hughes

Institution: Referee for journal of human nutrition & dietetics, Collaborator: Dr Joan Gandy

Institution: Liverpool Women's Hospital, Collaborator: Ante natal/maternity services

Institution: Chester University, Collaborator: MSc dietetics/public health nutrition

Institution: Edge Hill University, Nutrition & pregnancy, Collaborator: School of midwifery

Institution: Royal Liverpool University Hospital, MSc Continuous subcutaneous insulin infusions., Collaborator: Gillian Morrison, Tej Purewal

Institution: MSc diabetes & pregnancy, WARWICK UNIVERSITY, Collaborator: Dr Aresh Anwar

External committees:

Committee name: North West Diabetes Specialist Dietitians, Organisation: Diabetes Specialist Dietitians, Position: member

Committee name: Research committee, Organisation: British Dietetic Association, Position: Member

Committee name: Diabetes UK Professional conference organising committee, Organisation: Diabetes UK, Position: Dietetic representative

Committee name: Taste for health, Organisation: Liverpool health promotion Dept, Position: Committee member

Committee name: Infant Nutriton Steering group, Organisation: Liverpool Community health, Position: member of the steering group

Committee name: North West Allied Health Professionals research network, Organisation: Manchester Metropolitan University, Position: Member of the steering group

Committee name: Nutrition Team, Organisation: Liverpool Women's Hospital, Position: Organiser/Member

External PGR examinations performed:

Name of University: University of Central Lancashire, Award student examined for: MSc Research, Thesis title: Primary School Nutrition in Lancashire: An Evaluation of current Practice with reference to Nutritional Guideleins

Name of University: University of Central Lanchashire, Award student examined for: MSc by research

Fellowships:

Fellowship title: Higher Education Academy, Organisation: Higher Education Academy

Industrial connections:

Company: Vitaflo International, Position or project: staff training

Company: Liverpool Women's Hospital, Position or project: Senior specialist dietitian

Media Coverage:

Links #1: http://www.foodactive.org.uk/guest-blog10-@julie_abayomi, Media coverage: Guest Blog: 10-a-day? An expert View.

Media coverage: Twitter celebrating my achievements for Women in Science Day: @julie_abayomi 's passion is #maternalnutrition another #womaninscience to celebrate today :o) #dietitian @WomenScienceDay

Links #2: http://arers-and-social-workers-recognised-at-awards-ceremony-n107.htm/, Media coverage: Project leader, course development and delivery with Heart of Mersey. An awards ceremony at Liverpool John Moores University (LJMU) held on Wednesday 14th January saw foster carers and social workers from across Liverpool awarded for their participation in an innovative new healthy eating and nutrition course

Membership of professional bodies:

Health Professions Council, Registered member

Professional member, Coeliac UK

Registered dietitian, Health professions Council

PROFESSIONAL MEMBER, DIABETES UK

MEMBER, NUTRITION SOCIETY

MEMBER, BRITISH DIETETIC ASSOCIATION

Other invited event:

Title of event: Expert obesity panel, Location: London, Description: Improvement Foundation

Research Grants Awarded:

Faculty of education, health and community, Patient and public involvement regarding the management of obesity in pregnancy (in Liverpool and Ulster)., Newson, Lisa and McCann, Mary (Ulster), Grant value (£): 11,000, Duration of research project: 7 months

Liverpool clinical commissioning group, Patient and public involvement regarding the management of obesity in pregnancy. Awarded £17k, Lisa newson, faculty of science LJMU, Grant value (£): £17,905, Duration of research project: 6 months

FREE funding, LJMU faculty of EHC, A study to explore the experiences of midwives in caring for pregnant women with obesity., margaret Charnley LJMU; Lisa Newson LJMU; Jane Rooney LJMU; Mary McCann (University of Ulster), Grant value (£): 9,800, Duration of research project: 6 months

LJMU Faculty of Education, Health & Community, A study to explore the experiences of midwives in caring for pregnant women with obesity., Jane Rooney LJMU; Lisa Newson LJMU; Margaret Charnley LJMU & Mary McAnn University of Ulster, Grant value (£): £9,799.95, Duration of research project: 6 months

Heart of mersey, Food & Nutrition in Adolescence, Grant value (£): 5,700, Duration of research project: 3 months

Liverpool Community health, Nutrition in the early years OCN course, Hazel Cheung, Grant value (£): 50,000

Liverpool inequalitites health research, Fit for Birth, Andrew weeks, Grant value (£): 36,000

Teaching qualification:

Title of qualification gained: PG Cert Teaching & Learning in HE