Melissa has over 15 years’ experience, (of which 10 years were spent in St. James’s Hospital Dublin) specialising in GI function testing. During her ten-year career in St. James’s Hospital, Melissa took a keen interest in Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth and completed a Masters of Philosophy research project in conjunction with the Department of Surgery. Melissa now works full-time in Gastrolife as a Senior Gastrointestinal (GI) Physiologist.
In January 2023, Melissa began her role as Clinical Lecturer in GI Physiology in Atlantic Technological University, Sligo.
Melissa is a fully accredited GI Physiologist and is a member of both the Irish Institute of Clinical Measurement Scientists and The British Society of Gastroenterology. Melissa has multiple publications and has presented her research at both national and international conferences. Melissa was awarded the RES MED/PEI award in 2008 by Technology University Dublin for her outstanding academic achievements.