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Catherine Wall ImageBSc (Human Nutrition) PG Dip Diet MSc PhD (Otago)


  • Research Fellow in Gastrointestinal Unit for Translational Studies (GUTS)
  • New Zealand Registered Dietitian

Catherine has an undergraduate degree in Human Nutrition and a postgraduate diploma in dietetics. Her PhD research focused on nutritional therapy for adults with active Crohn's disease. Thereafter, she completed a postdoctoral fellowship in nutrition screening and dietary management of inflammatory bowel disease at King's College London, United Kingdom.

Catherine has specific research skills in nutrition focused assessment, including anthropometric, biochemical and dietary assessment methods, and human clinical intervention studies. Catherine conducts research, and supervises student research, in the fields of nutrition and gastrointestinal diseases and disorders, in particular inflammatory bowel disease.


O'Brien, L., Wilkinson, T. J., Frampton, C., Gearry, R. B., & Wall, C. (2024). A systematic review and meta-analysis of the dietary fibre menu provision and consumption for older adults living in residential care facilities. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1016/j.ajcnut.2024.05.026 Journal - Research Article

Ng, H. M., Maggo, J., Wall, C., Bayer, S., Roy, N. C., & Gearry, R. (2023). Dietary fibre intakes of two cohorts of New Zealand adults with and without constipation. Proceedings of the Annual Scientific Meeting of the New Zealand and Australian Nutrition Societies: Nutrition and Wellbeing in Oceania. (pp. 109). Retrieved from Conference Contribution - Published proceedings: Abstract

Roy, N. C., Bayer, S., Maggo, J., Ng, H. M., Wall, C., Carco, C., … Gearry, R. B. (2023, August). Dietary interventions, digestive physiology, and microbiome modulation. Verbal presentation at the Queenstown Molecular Biology (QMB) Microbiomes Satellite, Queenstown, New Zealand. Conference Contribution - Verbal presentation and other Conference outputs

Brown, S. C., Whelan, K., Frampton, C., Wall, C. L., Gearry, R. B., & Day, A. S. (2023). Food-related quality of life in children and adolescents with Crohn Disease. Clinical Nutrition ESPEN, 58, (pp. 751). doi: 10.1016/j.clnesp.2023.10.015 Conference Contribution - Published proceedings: Abstract

Diep-Pham, H.-T., Donald, N., & Wall, C. L. (2023). Malnutrition screening tool use in a New Zealand hospital: Reliability and rates of malnutrition screening on admission. Nutrition & Dietetics, 80, 530-537. doi: 10.1111/1747-0080.12838 Journal - Research Article

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