BSc (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.
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
Gearry, R., Wall, C., & Frizelle, F. (2023, August). You are what you eat: Your gut, nutrition and the bowel. Public Talk Series: Celebrating 50 years of University of Otago, Christchurch, Otautahi, New Zealand. Retrieved from https://events.otago.ac.nz/christchurch50/youarewhatyoueat/Site/Register
Brown, S., Wall, C. L., Frampton, C., Gearry, R. B., & Day, A. S. (2023). The low FODMAP diet for Children with inflammatory bowel disease and overlapping functional gastrointestinal symptoms: A case series. Recent Progress in Nutrition, 3(2), 009. doi: 10.21926/rpn.2302009
Brown, S. C., Wall, C. L., Gearry, R. B., & Day, A. S. (2023). Exclusive enteral nutrition for the treatment of pediatric Crohn’s disease: The patient perspective. Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology & Nutrition, 26(3), 165-172. doi: 10.5223/pghn.2023.26.3.165
McCarthy, N. E., Schultz, M., & Wall, C. L. (2023). Current state of dietetic services for inflammatory bowel disease patients in New Zealand: An observational study. Nutrition & Dietetics, 80, 538-545. doi: 10.1111/1747-0080.12811