Ammi began lecturing at St Mary's in September 2004 primarily on the Nutrition programme. Prior to this she had been employed as a post-graduate teaching assistant whilst carrying out an MPhil. She graduated from St Mary's in 2000 with a BSc (Hons) in Biology with Sport Science and has since been awarded an MSc in Nutritional Medicine from the University of Surrey in addition to an MPhil also from the University of Surrey.
Ammi is currently carrying out PhD research in the area of nutrition and genetics, the title of her present study is 'The effect of ApoE genotype, MTHFR genotype and dietary intake on intermediate cardiovascular disease risk factors. Does personalised nutrition advice based on ApoE and MTHFR genotype affect dietary behaviour?' Ammi's primary research interests lie within this area.