Institute of Health & Society
tel: 01905 855391
Justine is CNHC registered and has worked part time in practice since 2003 and is a member of the NTEC accreditation committee. She is progressing a PhD, has just edited a book on integrative approaches to infertility and currently has a writing residency in care homes. Her research interests include the management of food sensitivities, coeliac disease, gluten and non-coeliac disease as well as auto immune conditions.
She delivers the nutrition education element of the SHAPE project that runs with the NHS for young people with severe mental illness such a psychosis and bi-polar disorder.
- Teaching & Research
Teaching & Research
I currently lead three postgraduate modules on the Diet Nutrition and Health and Nutritional Therapy MSc pathways (NUTH4011 Studying Nutrition at Postgraduate Level, NUTH4013 Nutritional improvement NUTH4014 Integrated Approaches in Nutritional Therapy). I also supervise students dissertations and research projects at master’s level. I have taught at degree and diploma level and also hold a PgCHE and have adult education teaching qualifications. I am interested in active learning and work based learning
My research interests include the lived experience and psychosocial effects of infertility, narratives of illness and infertility, nutrition and infertility, coeliac disease, non-coeliac gluten sensitivity, immune-mediated infertility and auto-immune conditions such as inflammatory bowel disease. I’m also interested in probiotics and bowel disorders and nutritional management of problems such as irritable bowel syndrome. Other interests include dementia and creative writing and therapeutic writing. I currently have a writing residency in care homes as part of the Making of Me project.
Member of Lapidus and National Association of Writers in Education and a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.
- Professional Experience
I am a Senior Lecturer and a writer and currently work part-time at University on health and nutrition postgraduate programmes and the SHAPE project that we run with the NHS for young people with severe mental illness such as psychosis and bi-polar disorder. I hold professional registration as a Nutritional therapist and have worked in private practice since 2003. I am currently progressing a PhD at the University of South Wales related to creative writing including poetry and narratives exploring the lived experience of illness and infertility. I have published many different types of writing including short fiction, academic journal articles, pieces for the consumer press, research reports and I have recently edited a book on infertility and IVF, which contains an overview of how nutrition can impact on fertility and many patient narratives and experiences. I am also an experienced workshop leader and have worked with different types of people including those with mental health problems and dementia.
Bold J & Bedford S (2015) Integrated Approaches in Infertility, IVF and recurrent miscarriage. Singing Dragon, London.
Bold J & Rostami K (2015) Non-coeliac gluten sensitivity and reproductive disorders. Gastroenterology and Hepatology From Bed to Bench 8 (4): 294-297
Bold J (2015) Postgraduate Perspectives on e-feedback, Worcester Journal of Learning & Teaching. 10, July 11-18
Bold J (2015) Disinhibited Limbic System in Secondary Character and Other Stories Ed. B LLewelyn. Opening Chapter, Cardiff.
Bold J (2013) Sulphite Sensitivity Research Institute for Gastroenterology and Liver Diseases Conference Abstracts Gastroenterology and Hepatology From Bed to Bench.
Second Gluten and Food Related Disorders Conference. Worcester, UK. December 6-7 2012
Bold J, (2012) Considerations for the diagnosis and management of sulphite sensitivity. Gastroenterology and Hepatology From Bed to Bench. 2012; 5(1): 3-6
Bold J, Rostami K. (2011) Foodborne, food related illness and role of the healthcare professionals Gastroenterology and Hepatology From Bed to Bench. 2011; 4(1): 1-2
Kamada I, Truman L, Bold J, Mortimore D. (2011) The impact of breakfast in metabolic and digestive health. Gastroenterology and Hepatology From Bed to Bench. 2011;4(2):76-85
Bold J, Rostami K, (2011) Gluten tolerance; potential challenges in treatment strategies Gastroenterology and Hepatology From Bed to Bench. 2011;4(2):53-57
Kollars S, Bold J, Ishag S, Rostami K (2011) Gluten tolerance; The era of celiac disease with normal histology. Poster presentation 14th International Coeliac Disease Symposium, June 20-22, 2011
Trueman L, Bold J. The gastro-intestinal tract – use and abuse. (2010) In: Biochemical Imbalances in Disease – A Practitioner’s Handbook. ed. Nicolle L, Woodriff Beirne. London. Singing Dragon, pp 38-51
Bold, J. Functional disorders of the gastro-intestinal tract (2010) In: Biochemical Imbalances in Disease – A Practitioner’s Handbook. ed. Nicolle L, Woodriff Beirne. London. Singing Dragon, pp 51-64
Bold J, Danciu M, Ionascu O, Aldulaimi D, Rostami K (2009) Gluten tolerance and Microscopic Enteritis Poster presentation 13th International Coeliac Disease Symposium, April 2009
Danciu, M, Ionascu O, Bold, J, Al Dulaimi D, Mihailovici, M, Rostami K & Stanciu C (2009). East European picture of coeliac disease. Poster presentation 13th International Coeliac Disease Symposium, April 2009
Sharaki, T, Rostami, K, Shahraki, M, Bold, J, AlDulaimi, D, Villanacci, V, Bassoti G. (2009). Neither microscopic nor macroscopic enteritis reflect the severity of gluten sensitivity. Poster Presentation at Gut Nov 24th, 2009
- External Responsibilities
Accreditation committee member of Nutrition Therapy Education Commission (NTEC) and I was external examiner for Thames Valley University 2009-10