Dr Anita Stefoska-Needham. Photo by Paul Jones.


Dr Anita Stefoska-Needham is an advanced accredited practising dietitian and works in UOW's Smart Food Centre. Her research interests are diet-health research, chronic kidney disease, clinical dietary trials and food innovation.

Dr Yinghua Yu


Dr Yinghua Yu is an Honorary Principal Fellow in the School of Medicine at UOW. Her research focuses on obesity and cognition, as well as functional food and herb medicine. Her IHMRI research team includes Phd candidate Yizhen Wu.

Kelly Lambert. Photo by Mark Newsham.


Dr Kelly Lambert is a NHMRC TRIP Research Fellow and Advanced Accredited Practicing Dietitian. Her research focuses on chronic kidney disease, nutrition, health literacy and gut microbiome.

Clinical Associate Professor Marianna Milosavljevic


Clinical Associate Professor Marianna Milosavljevic is Manager of Research at the Illawarra Shoalhaven Local Health District. Her research focus is dietetics, management of clinical services, as well as malnutrition in hospital and community settings.

Associate Professor Eleanor Beck


Professor Eleanor Beck works in the Smart Food Centre at UOW, focusing on fibre in satiety and weight control, whole grain intake and metabolic control, as well as dietetic education. Her IHMRI research team includes Research Fellow Dr Danielle Schoenaker…

Dr Joanna Morris. Photo by Paul Jones.


Dr Joanne Morris is a Paediatrician based at Wollongong Hospital. Her research interests are clinical research, weight management in children and adolescents, as well as knowledge translation in clinical settings.

Dr Darryl McAndrew


Dr Darryl McAndrew works in the Neuromechanics Research Hub at UOW. His research focus is muscle force production, neural control of eccentric muscle force development, and the ageing brain. His IHMRI research team includes PhD candidates Joel Walsh and Qasim…

Professor Will Price


Professor William Price is the Executive Director of Australian Institute for Innovative Materials at UOW and works within the School of Chemistry and Molecular Bioscience, Molecular Horizons. His research focuses on water treatment, food processing, and bioactive compounds in foods…

Professor Peter McLennan


Professor Peter McLennan works in UOW's School of Medicine. His research focus is the cardiovascular protective effects of fish oil omega-3 fatty acids.


Clinical Associate Professor Thomas Lee is a Gastroentrologist at Wollongong Hospital within the Illawarra Shoalhaven Local Health District. His research interests are Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD), mesenteric fat and inflammation patients, the gut-brain axis in clinical practice, and the impact…