IHMRI affiliation

Theme:Chronic conditions and lifestyle
Role:Leadership group
Level:IHMRI Senior Fellow

Research focus

  • Effects of food intake on health
  • Lifestyle intervention for reducing chronic disease risk
  • Evidence based and translational research in nutrition related health care

Publications and funding


  • Order of Australia (2015) for significant service to health science as an academic and clinician specialising in diet and nutrition
  • American Society of Nutrition
  • Fellow of the Dietitians Association of Australia
  • Member, Science Advisory Council, McCormick Science Institute, USA, 2009 – current
  • Member, Consumer and Public Health Dialogue, Food Standards Australia New Zealand, 2019 – current
  • Member, Sodium Expert Working Group, Nutrient Reference Values, National Health and Medical Research Council 2019 – current 

Other roles

  • Editor in Chief, Nutrition and Dietetics

IHMRI research team

PhD candidates

Annaliese Nagy Dietitian-Patient relationships in chronic disease management
Cameron McLean Exploring dietetic practice with patients undergoing alcohol withdrawal
Emily Hazzard Exploring interdisciplinary collaboration in dehydration management in community based cancer services
Nazy Zarshenas Dietary patterns and nutritional status post gastric surgery: implications for practice