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Gina Ambrosini

Assoc/Prof Gina Ambrosini

Associate Professor
Population and Public Health

Contact details
Address
Population and Public Health
The University of Western Australia (M431)
35 Stirling Highway
CRAWLEY WA 6009
Australia
Phone
+61 8 6488 7375
Email
gina.ambrosini@uwa.edu.au
Personal homepage
Twitter: @GinaAmbrosini
Qualifications
BAppSc Curtin, MPH PhD W.Aust.
Biography
Gina is a nutritionist and epidemiologist with over 20 years of experience in nutrition research. She has worked as a researcher and attracted nationally competitive research funding in Australia and the United Kingdom. She was a senior scientist at MRC Human Nutrition Research in Cambridge between 2009 and 2014.
Key research
Gina's research is focused on the dietary determinants of obesity and cardio-metabolic health, particularly in children and young people, and the factors that influence dietary intake in populations.
She specialises in applying empirical methods to examine dietary patterns; dietary tracking over the lifecourse; and identifying the social and environmental determinants of diet, in order to influence public health policy.
Roles, responsibilities and expertise
Gina leads the Nutrition and Health Research Group and teaches in the Master of Public Health program in the School of Population and Global Health.
Memberships
Member, Nutrition Society of Australia
Member, American Society for Nutrition
Member, Public Health Association of Australia
Current external positions
Visiting Fellow, MRC Human Nutrition Research, Cambridge (UK)
Honorary Research Fellow, Telethon Kids Institute, Perth Western Australia
RFCD
321205, 321202
Research profile
Research profile and publications
 

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