Professor Caryl Nowson is a member of the Institute of Physical Activity and Nutrition Research (I-PAN). Her research primarily centres on nutrition related to hypertension and bone health and optimising health with ageing. Her research in ageing has assessed the combination of both exercise and improved nutrition. Recently she has focused on advocating for public health and policy interventions to reduce population salt intake and maintaining adequate vitamin D status at the population level. She is also developing resources, and networks to effectively embed nutrition into medical education and has strong collaborative links in this area with researchers in both the US and UK.