Joanna Goldie

Joanna Goldie (3)

Lecturer, Nutritional Therapy

Department of Occupational Therapy, Physiotherapy and Nutritional Therapy

Contact Details

tel: 01905 542418

Joanna is a qualified Nutritional Therapist who has previously been in private practice in Gloucestershire. She has been teaching on the Nutritional Therapy course since 2016 and has been a permanent member of the teaching staff since 2019. She particularly enjoys supporting students who are new to science, observing their development from the start of the course to becoming professional practitioners at the end.


  • B.Sc. (Hons) Food Science & Nutrition; Exercise & Health - 1st Class
  • M.Sc. Nutritional Therapy - Distinction
  • Postgraduate Certificate in Learning & Teaching in Higher Education


Teaching Interests

Joanna teaches on most of the modules in the Nutritional Therapy course. She particularly enjoys teaching the biochemistry, physiology and pathophysiology areas of the course as she finds these subjects fascinating. Joanna also appreciates her role in supervising the student clinic and observing the students development.

Research Interests

Joanna's interests include:

  • Folate metabolism
  • Methylation
  • Congenital heart defects
  • Nutrition and Functional Medicine

Membership of Professional Bodies

British Association for Nutrition and Lifestyle Medicine (BANT)
Complementary and Natural Healthcare Council (CNHC)
Fellow of the Higher Education Authority

Recent Publications

Goldie J, Bold J & Haigney D (2015). Diet & nutrition in the periconception period of a subsequent pregnancy following a congenital heart defect-affected pregnancy. Heart (BMJ), 102 (S1)

Broomfield H J, Harris M D & Goldie J L R (2022). Could Probiotic Supplements Be an Effective Intervention to Reduce Hypertension? A Systematic Literature Review. Online Journal of Complementary and Alternative Medicine, 7 (3), DOI: 10.33552/OJCAM.2022.07.000661


External responsibilities

  • External Examiner for Centre for Nutrition Education & Lifestyle Management (CNELM)
  • Module Co-ordinator at the Institute for Optimum Nutrition (ION)