Reader in Nutritional Sciences, King’s College London
Dr Wendy Hall is a Reader in Nutritional Sciences within the Nutritional Sciences Department of the School of Life Course Sciences at King’s College London, where she conducts research as well as teaching on undergraduate and postgraduate Nutrition & Dietetics programmes. Her PhD (2001) was on physiological mechanisms mediating effects of amino acids on appetite at the University of Surrey. Following postdoctoral appointments researching Vitamin E absorption and metabolism at the University of Surrey, and the cardioprotective effects of soy isoflavones and dietary fatty acids at the University of Reading, she took up her first academic appointment as Lecturer in Nutritional Sciences at King’s College London in 2005. A key objective of Dr Hall’s research is to provide high quality randomised controlled trial data to provide scientific evidence relevant to public health policy and the food and drink industry. Specific interests include investigating effects of dietary fatty acids (omega-3 fatty acids, saturated fatty acids), polyphenols (particularly those derived from soy, apple and berries), sleep/dietary quality interactions, and effects of weight loss strategies on cardio-metabolic disease risk markers.