Dr Denise Mortimore


Senior Lecturer in Applied Biology and Human Nutrition

Biological Sciences


  • DHD (Tiverton, 1992)PGCE (Manchester, 1979)
  • PhD Genetics (Lancaster, 1978)
  • BSc (Hons) Biological Sciences (Lancaster, 1975)

Teaching Interests

Current Teaching
Nutrition and Nutritional Therapy

BSc in Biological Sciences
BSc in Human Nutrition
MSc in Nutritional Therapy
RSPH (Royal Society for the Promotion of Health) - short courses: Foundation Certificate in Nutrition;
Advanced Diploma in Nutrition

Physiology of Plants and Animals (BIOS1004)
Introduction to Nutrition (BIOS1009)
Environmental Nutrition (BIOS2022)
Food Safety (BIOS2025)
Mammalian Reproduction (BIOS3010)
Nutrition Through the Life Cycle (BIOS3025)
Public Health Nutrition (BIOS3027)
Human Nutrition and Disease Prevention (BIOS3028)
Diet Therapy 1 (NUTH4001)
Diet Therapy 2 (NUTH4002)
Diet Therapy 3 (NUTH4003)
Functional Medicine (NUTH4004)
Practitioner Development (NUTH4005)
Diet Therapy Clinical Practice (NUTH4006)
Nutritional Therapy Advanced Independent Study (NUTH4008)

Professional Bodies

Registered member of BANT (British Association for Nutritional Therapy)
School Forum member of the NTC (Nutritional Therapy Council)


Elements of Nutritional Healing (2003) Thorsons.

The Complete Illustrated Guide to Vitamins and Minerals (2001) HarperCollins.

The Step by Step Guide to Healing Foods (1999) Element Books, Shaftesbury.

The Step by Step Guide to Nutritional Therapy (1998) Element Books, Shaftesbury.

The Complete Illustrated Guide to Nutritional Healing (1998) Element Books, Shaftesbury

University Roles and Consultancy

University Roles
Course Leader for BSc Human Nutrition
Course Leader for MSc Nutritional Therapy

Consultancy Work
On Worcestershire County Councils Children and Young Peoples School Food Team; looking into the new school food directives from government.