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Awards for Excellence
Gaynor Bussell St George's Hospital Medical School, London, UK
is the recipient of the journal's Outstanding Paper Award for Excellence for their paper
"Children's diets: should they be taken with a pinch of salt?" which appeared in Nutrition & Food Science, Vol. 32 No. 6, 2002
Gaynor Bussell is a qualified State Registered Dietitian and an Honours graduate in Nutrition. She currently works as a consultant nutritionist and dietitian. Her main current role is as nutrition manager to the Food and Drink Federation. This involves representing and acting as adviser to the Food and Drink Industry, and liaising with government and the European Commission.
Gaynor is often used as a spokesperson on women's health for the media and writes articles on a variety of nutrition issues for newsletters and media publications.
She has recently worked as the dietitian to a residential eating disorders unit and a women's health clinic at the Hammersmith Hospital, London. Gaynor continues to see some clients on a private basis.
Gaynor was also adviser to a menopause organisation and an action group called Consensus Action on Salt and Health based at St George's Hospital in Tooting. For the last nine years, Gaynor has been the dietary adviser to the National Association for Premenstrual Syndrome (NAPS), and is also a Trustee, with responsibility for public relations.
Gaynor writes and edits nutrition articles and books for many publications for both the lay and health professional market. She is responsible for abstracting health education journals for inclusion in the Journal of Nutrition and Dietetics. She is currently writing a book titled Brain Food.
Her previous roles have included: Press Officer to the Medical Research Council, PR Adviser to the British Dietetic Association (BDA) and she has been a visiting lecturer at two universities