Ruth Charles – NutriKids

  • Ruth is a qualified Dietitian and member of the Irish Nutrition & Dietetic Institute since 1992.

    Ruth became a registered Dietitian with Coru in February 2015. Ruth has experience treating a broad range of childhood conditions with dietary therapy. Significant experience with Food Allergy & Intolerance, Growth Faltering & Food Aversion, Childhood Obesity and Dietary deficiencies

    Qualifications and experience include:

    Registered Dietitian DI007508 with Coru
    Honours BSc.
    Human Nutrition & Dietetics, Trinity College Dublin1992.
    Honours Diploma Human Nutrition & Dietetics, Dublin Institute of Technology, 1992.

    Registered Nutritionist & Dietitian, as a member (no.190) of the Irish Nutrition & Dietetic Institute since 1992.
    An Garda Síochána Central Vetting unit clearance November 2011 & July 2013.

    Trained in allergy and anaphylaxis management in the community October 2014.

    Trained in SOS approach to problem feeders June 2014
    Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM), Project Management Institute, Milltown, Dublin, January 2011.

    Senior Paediatric Dietitian 1998-2008, Our Lady’s Children’s Hospital, Dublin; dedicated to the nutritional assessment and dietetic management of infants and children.

    Member of the Self Employed Dietitian’s of Ireland professional network 2012. SEDI Directory (PDF)

    Founding member and Honorary Secretary of the Irish Food Allergy Network 2010.

    Certificate of Advanced Study in Paediatric Allergy, Imperial College London 2012.

    INDI Paediatric post graduate course Lecturer 2012 & 2013.Lead team member responsible for designing, developing, co-ordinating, administering, delivering and auditing its first 2 years.
    Trained in Statutory Child Protection Awareness, Centre of Children’s Nurse Education, Our Lady’s Children’s Hospital, Dublin, December, 2008.

    Re certified with the Irish Heart Foundation & American Heart Association in Heart Saver Automated Electronic Defibrillation Program, February 2012.

    Appointed by the Minister for Health to the Dietitian’s Registration Board at Coru in February 2013.

    Topic:  “Free from” foods: opportunities and pitfalls.