Dr Richie Harrington
BA, MSc, PhD
Senior Research Data Scientist
Richie joined the British Heart Foundation (BHF) Centre on Population Approaches for Non-Communicable Disease Prevention, in December 2012 to work on a project assessing the effectiveness of front of label food packaging.
Richie has a B.A. in Genetics from Trinity College, Dublin, an M.Sc. in Bioinformatics from the University of Ulster, and a Ph.D. in Bioinformatics from the University of Cambridge. He has experience and interests in medical informatics, mobile and web technologies, wearable sensors, and their applications within a health environment.
Reductions in sugar sales from soft drinks in the UK from 2015 to 2018.
Bandy LK. et al, (2020), BMC medicine, 18
Nutrient composition databases in the age of big data: foodDB, a comprehensive, real-time database infrastructure.
Harrington RA. et al, (2019), BMJ open, 9
A Pilot Randomized Controlled Trial of a Digital Intervention Aimed at Improving Food Purchasing Behavior: The Front-of-Pack Food Labels Impact on Consumer Choice Study.
Harrington RA. et al, (2019), JMIR formative research, 3
Personalising medicine: Feasibility and future implications from a payers' perspective
(2019), Journal of Rare Diseases Research and Treatment
Protocol for a pilot randomised controlled trial of an intervention to increase the use of traffic light food labelling in UK shoppers (the FLICC trial).
Scarborough P. et al, (2015), Pilot and feasibility studies, 1