Patrick is a PhD student in Human Nutrition at University College Dublin (UCD), with a master’s degree in Public Health (Nutrition) from UCD, and a bachelor of science (honours) degree in Sports Science and Health from Dublin City University (DCU). Patrick has published papers on plant-based diets and cardiometabolic health. His PhD is focused on developing tools to help guide a shift towards more sustainable and healthy diets.
Patrick has a passion for sharing nutrition science and combatting misinformation, which is the focus of his role as the Health and Nutrition Science Communication Officer for Training121 and as a contributor to My Nutrition Science. Patrick is also active on social media (Instagram) where he shares information on health and nutrition science. Patrick loves to run, listen to music (particularly punk rock), and hang out with his dogs. He is also an advocate for animal rights, planetary health, and socially progressive causes.