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Dr Catherine Wall


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

Email catherine.wall@otago.ac.nz

Catherine is a New Zealand registered dietitian, lecturer in the Department of Human Nutrition, Master of Dietetics training programme and research fellow in the Department of Medicine, University of Otago Christchurch.

Catherine has worked as a clinical dietitian in New Zealand and abroad for more than 15 years. Her PhD research was on nutritional therapy for active adult Crohn’s disease and she completed postdoctoral research on nutrition screening and dietary management of inflammatory bowel disease at King’s College London, United Kingdom.

Catherine has a particular research interest in the nutritional and dietary management of gastrointestinal disorders, in particular inflammatory bowel disease.

Paper Coordinator

HUND 471 – Clinical Nutrition

Current postgraduate students

PhD

  • Phoebe Heenan
    The association between diet and acute gastrointestinal symptoms in irritable bowel syndrome
  • Stephanie Brown
    NZRD Nutritional therapies for paediatric inflammatory bowel disease
  • Leigh O’Brien
    NZRD Chronic diarrhoea in older adults: prevalence and dietary treatments

Master of Health Science

  • Nicky McCarthy
    NZRD Inflammatory bowel disease dietetic services in New Zealand

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Publications

O'Brien, L., Skidmore, P., Wall, C., Wilkinson, T., Muir, J., Frampton, C., & Gearry, R. (2020). A low FODMAP diet is nutritionally adequate and therapeutically efficacious in community dwelling older adults with chronic diarrhoea. Nutrients, 12(10), 3002. doi: 10.3390/nu12103002

Ho, S. S., Wall, C., Gearry, R. B., Keenan, J., & Day, A. S. (2020). A pilot study evaluating novel urinary biomarkers for Crohn's disease. Inflammatory Intestinal Diseases, 5(4), 212-220. doi: 10.1159/000510682

Wall, C. L., McCombie, A., Mulder, R., Day, A. S., & Gearry, R. B. (2020). Adherence to exclusive enteral nutrition by adults with active Crohn’s disease is associated with conscientiousness personality trait: A sub-study. Journal of Human Nutrition & Dietetics. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1111/jhn.12787

Adamina, M., Gerasimidis, K., Sigall-Boneh, R., Zmora, O., de Buck van Overstraeten, A., Campmans-Kuijpers, M., … Wall, C., … Lomer, M. (2020). Perioperative dietary therapy in inflammatory bowel disease. Journal of Crohn's & Colitis, 14(4), 431-444. doi: 10.1093/ecco-jcc/jjz160

Sandall, A. M., Wall, C. L., & Lomer, M. C. E. (2020). Nutrition assessment in Crohn's disease using anthropometric, biochemical, and dietary indexes: A narrative review. Journal of the Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics, 120(4), 624-640. [Review].

Journal - Research Article

O'Brien, L., Skidmore, P., Wall, C., Wilkinson, T., Muir, J., Frampton, C., & Gearry, R. (2020). A low FODMAP diet is nutritionally adequate and therapeutically efficacious in community dwelling older adults with chronic diarrhoea. Nutrients, 12(10), 3002. doi: 10.3390/nu12103002

Wall, C. L., McCombie, A., Mulder, R., Day, A. S., & Gearry, R. B. (2020). Adherence to exclusive enteral nutrition by adults with active Crohn’s disease is associated with conscientiousness personality trait: A sub-study. Journal of Human Nutrition & Dietetics. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1111/jhn.12787

Ho, S. S., Wall, C., Gearry, R. B., Keenan, J., & Day, A. S. (2020). A pilot study evaluating novel urinary biomarkers for Crohn's disease. Inflammatory Intestinal Diseases, 5(4), 212-220. doi: 10.1159/000510682

Martin, N. G., Rigterink, T., Adamji, M., Wall, C. L., & Day, A. S. (2019). Single high-dose oral vitamin D3 treatment in New Zealand children with inflammatory bowel disease. Translational Pediatrics, 8(1), 35-41. doi: 10.21037/tp.2018.11.01

Wall, C. L., McCombie, A. M., Gearry, R. B., & Day, A. S. (2019). Newly diagnosed Crohn's disease treated with standard care or enteral nutrition: Psychological outcomes over 6 months. Inflammatory Intestinal Diseases, 4(1), 7-13. doi: 10.1159/000497323

Wall, C. L., Gearry, R. B., & Day, A. S. (2017). Treatment of active Crohn's disease with exclusive and partial enteral nutrition: A pilot study in adults. Inflammatory Intestinal Diseases, 2(4), 219-227. doi: 10.1159/000489630

Wall, C. L., Gearry, R. B., & Day, A. S. (2014). Polymeric formula is more palatable than elemental formula to adults with Crohn’s disease. e-SPEN Journal, 9(6), e200-e203. doi: 10.1016/j.clnme.2014.08.003

Wall, C. L., Gearry, R. B., Pearson, J., Parnell, W., & Skidmore, P. M. L. (2014). Dietary intake in midlife and associations with standard of living, education and nutrition literacy. New Zealand Medical Journal, 127(1397). Retrieved from http://www.nzma.org.nz/journal

Wall, C. L., Day, A. S., & Gearry, R. B. (2013). Use of exclusive enteral nutrition in adults with Crohn's disease: A review. World Journal of Gastroenterology, 19(43), 7652-7660. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v19.i43.7652

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Journal - Research Other

Adamina, M., Gerasimidis, K., Sigall-Boneh, R., Zmora, O., de Buck van Overstraeten, A., Campmans-Kuijpers, M., … Wall, C., … Lomer, M. (2020). Perioperative dietary therapy in inflammatory bowel disease. Journal of Crohn's & Colitis, 14(4), 431-444. doi: 10.1093/ecco-jcc/jjz160

Sandall, A. M., Wall, C. L., & Lomer, M. C. E. (2020). Nutrition assessment in Crohn's disease using anthropometric, biochemical, and dietary indexes: A narrative review. Journal of the Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics, 120(4), 624-640. [Review].

Wall, C. L., & Day, A. S. (2019). The reduction of faecal calprotectin during exclusive enteral nutrition is lost rapidly after food reintroduction [Invited]. Alimentary Pharmacology & Therapeutics, 50(7), 824-825. doi: 10.1111/apt.15475

Wall, C. L., Gearry, R. B., & Day, A. S. (2017). New Zealand gastroenterologists’ perceptions, knowledge and experience of exclusive enteral nutrition to treat Crohn’s disease. New Zealand Medical Journal, 130(1464), 77-79. Retrieved from http://www.nzma.org.nz/journal

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Conference Contribution - Published proceedings: Abstract

Roy, N., Heenan, P., Wall, C., Young, W., Carco, C., Keenan, J., … Gearry, R. (2020). Association of habitual dietary fiber intake and fecal microbiome gene abundance with gastrointestinal symptoms in an irritable bowel syndrome cohort. Current Developments in Nutrition, 4(Suppl. 2), (pp. 1581). doi: 10.1093/cdn/nzaa062_038

Wall, C., McCombie, A., Mulder, R., Day, A., & Gearry, R. (2020). Adherence to enteral nutrition therapy by adults with active Crohn's disease is associated with conscientiousness personality trait. Journal of Crohn's & Colitis, 14(Suppl. 1), (pp. S406-S407). doi: 10.1093/ecco-jcc/jjz203.584

Wall, C., MacFarlane, K., Carr, A., Day, A., & Gearry, R. (2020). Inadequate vitamin C status and association with inflammatory biomarkers in adults with active Crohn's disease. Journal of Crohn's & Colitis, 14(Suppl. 1), (pp. S465-S466). doi: 10.1093/ecco-jcc/jjz203.675

Andrews, A., Wang, C., Wall, C., Gearry, R., Day, A., Tannock, G., & Morgan, X. (2018). Modulation of the gut microbiome in adult Crohn's Disease patients during exclusive enteral nutrition. Proceedings of the New Zealand Microbiological Society (NZMS) New Zealand Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (NZSBMB) Joint Annual Conference: Microbes & Molecules. (pp. 50-51). Retrieved from https://www.nzmsconference.org.nz

Wall, C., Gearry, R., & Day, A. (2017). Enteral nutrition in the treatment of young adults with active Crohn's disease. Journal of Crohn's & Colitis, 11(Suppl. 1), P635, (pp. S404-S405). doi: 10.1093/ecco-jcc/jjx002.759

Wall, C. L., Gearry, R. B., & Day, A. S. (2016). Enteral nutrition in the treatment of active Crohn's disease. Proceedings of the Dietitians New Zealand National Meeting: Nourishing Our Knowledge. (pp. 27-28). Retrieved from http://dietitians.org.nz/

Lawrence, R. L., Wall, C. L., Bloomfield, F. H., & Crowther, C. A. (2016). Dietetic management of GDM in New Zealand. Proceedings of the Dietitians New Zealand National Meeting: Nourishing Our Knowledge. (pp. 27). Retrieved from http://dietitians.org.nz/

Wall, C., Skidmore, P., Gearry, R., Pearson, J., Parnell, W., & Joyce, P. (2011). Associations between psycho-social variables and dietary intake. Nutrition & Dietetics, 68(Suppl. 2), (pp. 6). [Abstract]

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Conference Contribution - Poster Presentation (not in published proceedings)

Lawley, B., Wall, C., Day, A. S., Gearry, R. B., Young, W., & Tannock, G. W. (2017, September). Urinary metabolome analysis of Crohn’s disease (CD) patients and healthy controls (HC) undertaking short-term exclusive enteral nutrition (EEN). Poster session presented at the Queenstown Molecular Biology (QMB) Meetings, Queenstown, New Zealand.

Wall, C. L., Gearry, R. B., & Day, A. S. (2016, November). Exclusive enteral nutrition in the treatment of Crohn's disease: New Zealand gastroenterologists' perspectives. Poster session presented at the New Zealand Society of Gastroenterology & New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO) Gastroenterology Nurses Section Annual Scientific Meeting, Hamilton, New Zealand.

Wall, C. L., Gearry, R. B., & Day, A. S. (2014, November). Exclusive enteral nutrition is a treatment option for selected adults with active Crohn's disease. Poster session presented at the New Zealand Society of Gastroenterology & New Zealand Nurses Organisation Gastroenterology Section Annual Scientific Meeting, Auckland, New Zealand.

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Conference Contribution - Verbal presentation and other Conference outputs

Wall, C. L., Gearry, R. B., & Day, A. S. (2016, November). Enteral nutrition in the treatment of active Crohn's disease. Verbal presentation at the New Zealand Society of Gastroenterology & New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO) Gastroenterology Nurses Section Annual Scientific Meeting, Hamilton, New Zealand.

Wall, C. L., Gearry, R. B., & Day, A. S. (2016, November). Faecal biomarkers of active Crohn's disease. Verbal presentation at the New Zealand Society of Gastroenterology & New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO) Gastroenterology Nurses Section Annual Scientific Meeting, Hamilton, New Zealand.

Wall, C. (2015, November). Exclusive enteral nutrition leads to a fall in faecal markers of inflammation in adults with active Crohn's disease. Verbal presentation at the New Zealand Society of Gastroenterology & NZNO Gastroenterology Section Annual Scientific Meeting, Rotorua, New Zealand.

Wall, C. L., Tannock, G. W., Lawley, B., Otal, A., Gearry, R. B., & Day, A. S. (2014, November). Exclusive enteral nutrition and reintroduction of solid food affect faecal microbiota composition: Results of a pilot study. Verbal presentation at the New Zealand Society of Gastroenterology & New Zealand Nurses Organisation Gastroenterology Section Annual Scientific Meeting, Auckland, New Zealand.

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Awarded Doctoral Degree

Wall, C. L. (2017). Nutrition therapy for active Crohn's disease (PhD). University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand. Retrieved from http://hdl.handle.net/10523/7177

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