DHIVA Committee Profiles

The current DHIVA committee members are listed below.

Chair

Sorcha Kenny

Sorcha is a Specialist HIV and Gastro Dietitian at Chelsea and Westminster Hospital. Prior to this, she spent a year and a half as a HIV and Renal Dietitian  at King’s College Hospital and before that,one year working as a HIV Dieititan for the Food Chain and at Mildmay Hospital.

She studied Dietetics at London Metropolitan University and  Nutritional Science at University College Cork.

Karen Percy  will be stepping down as DHIVA chair and going on maternity leave. We thank her for all her hard work and wish her luck. She will resume as Chair of DHIVA on her return from maternity leave.

Sorcha Kenny will be stepping in as Chair in Karen’s absence.

 

Secretary

JasonJason Theobald

Jason is a dietitian working at Nottingham University Hospitals NHS. He qualified from the University of Surrey in 2010. Since early in his training he has been interested in Infectious Diseases after having friends diagnosed with HIV and has been a member of DHIVA for 2 years. Contact the DHIVA secretary.

Treasurer

Ian Taylor

Awaiting personal information and photograph Contact the DHIVA treasurer.

Meetings Organiser

Kirsty Marshall and Julie Lanigan

Kirsty currently works as a Dietitian & Extended Service Lead at St. George’s Hospital. Prior to this she worked at Chelsea and Wesminster Hospital. Julie currently works at UCL Institute of Child Health as Principal Research Associate within Childhood Nutrition Research.

Both have extensive experience working in HIV.

j.lanigan@ucl.ac.uk

Kirsty.Marshall@stgeorges.nhs.uk

Education and Training officer

Awaiting information and photograph Contact DHIVA education and training officer.

Information and Resources officer

Awaiting information and photograph Contact DHIVA information and resources.

Membership co-ordinator

Sorcha Kenny

Sorcha is a Specialist HIV and Gastro Dietitian at Chelsea and Westminster Hospital. Prior to this, she spent a year and a half as a HIV and Renal Dietitian  at King’s College Hospital and before that,one year working as a HIV Dieititan for the Food Chain and at Mildmay Hospital.

She studied Dietetics at London Metropolitan University and  Nutritional Science at University College Cork.

For membership queries e-mail the membership co-ordinator.

Professional Development Officer

TracyTracy Russell

Tracy Russell is a Specialist Dietitian at the  Regional Infectious Diseases Unit, Western General Hospital, Edinburgh.

She trained at QMUC Edinburgh and has been working with HIV patients for approx 18 years, and Hep C patients for approx 10 years.

Her client group includes a high percentage of people with drug dependency, and HIV/Hep C co-infection.

Contact DHIVA professional affairs.