About Orla

Born in Dublin, Orla qualified as a Dietitian from Kings College London. Orla initially obtained an honours degree in Physiology, allowing her to apply her detailed knowledge of the human body to the nutritional management of conditions and diseases. Since then Orla upgraded her BA in Physiology to an MA in Physiology, went on to achieve a Masters in Clinical Nutrition and a postgraduate diploma in Sports and Exercise Nutrition.

Orla is a qualified Dietitian and member of the Irish Nutrition and Dietetic Institute (M.I.N.D.I.) and Self Employed Dietitians of Ireland (S.E.D.I.). She is also registered with CORU.

Education & Qualifications

Degree:

Trinity College Dublin: BSc in Physiology

Postgraduate Diplomas & Masters:

University of Ulster: PgDip in Sports & Exercise Nutrition

Kings College London University: PgDip in Dietetics

Roehampton University: MSc. in Clinical Nutrition

Trinity College Dublin: MA Physiology

Postgraduate certs & achievements:

ISAK, Level 1

Behaviour Change Level 1

FODMAP through Kings College London

Research

‘The Incidence of Malnutrition in Adult Radiotherapy Outpatients and Commonly-Associated Symptoms’.

‘The effects of cryotherapy on lactate clearance post-exercise and the effect on subsequent performance’.