About Jackie Wilkinson
Jackie is a registered dietitian and works alongside colleagues in the Nutrition and Dietetics Group (School of Clinical and Applied Science) to organise and deliver teaching and assessment to nutrition and dietetics students. She works part time (0.3 wte) on Mondays and Fridays.
Jackie completed her BSc (Hons) Biochemistry and Physiology at the University of Leeds and Postgraduate Diploma in Dietetics at Leeds Polytechnic (now Leeds Beckett University). She worked for ten years in clinical dietetics, nutrition health promotion and full and part time research before joining Leeds Metropolitan University (now Leeds Beckett University). Her research experience includes developing and piloting a nutrition intervention in the homes of families in a deprived area and developing and undertaking feeding studies on human subjects. In addition to running the studies she undertook analysis of plasma metabolites and hormones, and energy content of urine and faeces.
Jackie has lead and taught on many modules over her time at Leeds Metropolitan/Beckett University. She has successfully managed recruitment as an admissions tutor for postgraduate and undergraduate dietetics courses and implemented Values Based Recruitment. Jackie aims to develop and deliver high quality teaching and assessment that meets the needs of professional bodies and students.
She is a fellow of the Higher Education Academy and member of the British Dietetics Association.
- BSc (Hons) Dietetics
- BSc (Hons) Nutrition
- PG Diploma in Dietetics
- MSc Clinical Nutrition
- Lifespan Nutrition - module tutor
- Communication Skills
- Undergraduate research project supervision
Jackie is currently undertaking a Masters in Applied Health Research at the University of York.