School of Nursing, Psychotherapy and Community Health
Dr Claire Timon holds a BScAg in Food Science from University College Dublin and a PhD in Human Nutrition from The University of Sheffield. Her PhD and post-doctoral training focused on the development and validation of diet and health assessment technologies for both research and national surveillance purposes. In 2017, Dr Timon successfully attained an SFI Industry Fellowship focusing on the further development of a personalised dietary advice system and the commercialisation of a dietary assessment technology Foodbook24, working between the UCD Institute of Food and Health and an industry partner Creme Global.
Dr Timon currently works in the Centre for eIntegrated Care (CeIC) as a senior researcher and project manager on the NEX healthcare project. Her research interests concern: technological approaches to the assessment of diet and health, connected health solutions for dietetic practice and the potential of digital health technologies to provide personalised diet and lifestyle support for individuals with chronic disease.