Kate Taylor, Dietitian, Royal Devon University Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
Kate has been awarded a Clinical Research Network Research Associate Award which provides her with one and a half days a week for a year to gain further research experience. Kate will work with the Clinical Research Team at the Royal Devon University Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust to support NIHR portfolio studies with recruitment, eligibility screening, gaining consent and baseline questionnaires. She plans to present her previous research at a conference and write up this work for publication. She will also spend time working on a NIHR pre-doctoral fellowship application to support her next step towards completing a PhD around combined dietary and exercise interventions in the prevention and treatment of sarcopenia amongst older adults.