Dr Clare Corish worked for over 15 years in dietetic practice in Ireland, the UK and Saudi Arabia. She has extensive teaching and research experience in clinical nutrition and dietetics and, in 2015, was appointed associate professor in clinical nutrition and dietetics at University College Dublin where she is establishing a professional graduate programme in clinical nutrition and dietetics, the first such programme in the Republic of Ireland. Dr Corish has a long-standing commitment to nutrition research activities, particularly in disease-related malnutrition/malnutrition in the older person, nutrition in early childhood and more recently, nutrition and lifestyle among shift workers. Research funding has come from the Irish Health Service Executive, the Food Safety Promotion Board, safefood, the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine and the Health Research Board. Dr Corish is an active member of the Irish Nutrition and Dietetic Institute and the Nutrition Society, holding several leadership roles in the past including INDI president. She is the current chair of the Irish section of the Nutrition Society. Dr Corish previously (2013-2016) represented dietetics education on the Irish regulatory body for dietitians (Dietitians Registration Board; CORU) and currently represents dietetics education on the Education Steering Group of the Irish Nutrition and Dietetic Institute. She is also a member of the Food Safety Authority of Ireland Public Health Nutrition sub-committee and has served on a number of expert committees over many years.
She is an editorial board member and/or peer reviewer for a number of high impact nutrition journals.