My qualifications

Ph.D. in Nutritional Sciences
University of Surrey
B.Sc. in Nutrition & Public Health
University of Huddersfield

Previous roles

2020 - 2021
Research Assistant (projects on iodine)
University of Surrey
2020 - 2021
Research Assistant (projects in the School of Veterinary Medicine)
University of Surrey
2014 - 2015
Research Assistant (student placement year)
University of Huddersfield

Affiliations and memberships

Nutrition Society
Graduate member of the Nutrition Society


Research interests

Research projects

My publications


Dineva, M., Rayman, M.P., and Bath, S.C. (2020). Iodine status of consumers of milk-alternative drinks v. cows’ milk: data from the UK National Diet and Nutrition Survey. British Journal of Nutrition 126 (1), 28-36.
Dineva, M., Fishpool, H., Rayman, M.P., Mendis, J., and Bath, S.C. (2020). Systematic review and meta-analysis of the effects of iodine supplementation on thyroid function and child neurodevelopment in mildly-to-moderately iodine-deficient pregnant women. The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition 112 (2), 389–412.
Dineva, M., Rayman, M.P., Levie, D., Guxens, M., Peeters, R.P., Vioque, J., González, L., Espada, M., Ibarluzea, J., Sunyer, J., Korevaar, T.I.M., and Bath, S.C. (2019). Similarities and differences of dietary and other determinants of iodine status in pregnant women from three European birth cohorts. European Journal of Nutrition 59 (1), 371–387.
Levie, D., Bath, S.C., Guxens, M., Korevaar, T. I. M., Dineva, M., Fano, E., Ibarluzea, J.M., Llop, S., Murcia, M., Rayman, M.P., Sunyer, J., Peeters, R.P., and Tiemeier, H. (2020). Maternal iodine status during pregnancy is not consistently associated with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder or autistic traits in children. The Journal of Nutrition 150 (6), 1516-1528.
Levie, D., Korevaar, T.I.M., Mulder, T.A., Bath, S.C., Dineva, M., Lopez-Espinosa, M., Basterrechea, M., Santa-Marina, L., Rebagliato, M., Sunyer, J., Rayman, M.P., Tiemeier, H., Peeters, R.P., and Guxens, M. (2019). Maternal thyroid function in early pregnancy and child attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder: an individual-participant meta-analysis. Thyroid 29 (9), 1316–1326.
Levie, D., Korevaar, T.I.M., Bath, S.C., Murcia, M., Dineva, M., Llop, S., Espada, M., van Herwaarden, A.E., de Rijke, Y.B., Ibarluzea, J.M., Sunyer, J., Tiemeier, H., Rayman, M.P., Guxens, M., and Peeters, R.P. (2019). Association of maternal iodine status with child IQ: a meta-analysis of individual-participant data. The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism 104 (12), 5957–5967.
Levie, D., Korevaar, T.I.M., Bath, S.C., Dalmau-Bueno, A., Murcia, M., Espada, M., Dineva, M., Ibarluzea, J.M., Sunyer, J., Tiemeier, H., Rebagliato, M., Rayman, M.P., Peeters, R.P., and Guxens, M. (2018). Thyroid function in early pregnancy, child IQ, and autistic traits: a meta-analysis of individual participant data. The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism 103 (8), 2967–2979.