• Dr Marie Claire Van Hout - Doctoral Supervisor and NRCI Collaborator


    Dr Marie Claire Van Hout is a collaborator of the Nutrition Research Centre Ireland and is currently a Professor of Public Health Policy and Practice at Liverpool's John Moore University. Dr Marie Claire Van Hout has over 15 years research experience in the field of substance misuse, participatory health, pharmaco and addict-vigilance. She is an Associate Member of staff at the Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drug Research Unit of the South African Medical Research Council (MRC), Visiting Research Professor Virginia Commonwealth University, and Visiting Professor University of Lisbon. She has 111 peer-reviewed publications and secured a total of €3.5million in research funding to date. She has consulted as Training Specialist for the European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction (EMCDDA), as Expert Evaluator for the European Research Executive Agency (REA-EC) on the Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions "RISE" (Research and Innovation Staff Exchange), as Vice Chair for the ITN (Innovative Training Networks) 'Life' panel H2020-MSCA-ITN 2016-2017, and as Independent Project Evaluator for United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC). She is currently Editor in Chief of the Journal of Ethnicity in Substance Abuse.