IHMRI affiliation

Theme:Chronic conditions and lifestyle

Research focus

Dr Elizabeth Neale is an Advanced Accredited Practising Dietitian.  Elizabeth’s research focuses on the evidence-based framework in nutrition, with a particular focus on systematic reviews and meta-analyses in nutrition.  Elizabeth’s research also explores the impact of consumption of core foods (such as nuts) on risk factors for chronic diseases.

Publications and funding


  • Dietitians Association of Australia (Current Accredited Practising Dietitian and Accredited Nutritionist)
  • Nutrition Society of Australia

Other roles

  • 2017 – present: Systematic Review Editor for Nutrition and Dietetics, the official journal of the Dietitians Association of Australia (member of Editorial Board)
  • 2017 – present: Member of the Nutrition and Dietetics Journal Strategic Management Committee
  • 2015 – present: Peer-reviewer for: Advances in Nutrition, British Journal of Nutrition, International Journal of Food Sciences and Nutrition, Medicine, Nutrition and Dietetics, Current Developments in Nutrition, PLOS One, Nutrition, Critical Reviews in Food Science and Nutrition, and Nutrients
  • 2015 – present: Secretary and Primary Member, Health Impacts Research Cluster

IHMRI research team

PhD candidates

Cassandra Nikodijevic Effect Of Dietary Energy From Nut Intake On Body Weight
Rebecca Harris Advances in Meta-analysis Methods to Enhance Evidence-based Decision-making in Heath Care