Carly Moores

Dr Carly Moores

Postdoctoral Research Fellow

Adelaide Dental School

Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences

Eligible to supervise Masters and PhD (as Co-Supervisor) - email supervisor to discuss availability.


Dr Carly Moores is an early career Postdoctoral Research Fellow in the Adelaide Dental School, working under the leadership of Professor Paula Moynihan (Director, Food and Health).

Carly is a Registered Nutritionist who is passionate about healthy eating for non-communicable disease prevention, including dental caries. She has previously been involved in several research projects which aim to promote a healthy diet and lifestyle among children, adolescents, and their families. Along with her passion for public health nutrition and nutritional epidemiology, some of Carly’s other research interests include food environments and advertising influencing food choices, emerging food and diet trends and contemporary food behaviours, effective approaches to dietary behaviour change, program evaluation, research translation, and implementation science.

Carly welcomes invitations to collaborate from local and international researchers and is currently inviting expressions of interest from prospective honours, masters and PhD students who share her research interests.

Dr Carly Moores has previously been involved in several research projects which aim to promote a healthy diet and lifestyle among children, adolescents, and their families.  These projects have been funded by The National Heart Foundation of Australia (Health Online for Teens), Queensland Health (PEACH™ Queensland), and the Channel 7 Children's Research Foundation (PEACH™ Lifestyle).  From these and other projects, Carly has authored more than 15 peer reviewed journal articles and more than 10 reports.  She has also received more than $300,000 in research awards and funding.

Carly is a Registered Nutritionist with the Nutrition Society of Australia, where she has been a Council Member since 2015. Along with her passion for public health nutrition and nutritional epidemiology, some of Carly’s other research interests include food environments and advertising influencing food choices, emerging food and diet trends and contemporary food behaviours, effective approaches to dietary behaviour change, program evaluation, research translation, and implementation science.

Carly performs peer review for a number of journals, and acts as Associate Editor for the open access journal BMC Public Health (Section: Health behavior, health promotion and society). She has supervised and examined honours students from The University of Adelaide, Flinders University, Queensland University of Technology, and Central Queensland University.  Carly welcomes invitations to collaborate from local and international researchers and is currently inviting expressions of interest from prospective honours, masters and PhD students who share her research interests.

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  • Journals

    Year Citation
    2020 Dienelt, K., Moores, C. J., Miller, J., & Mehta, K. (2020). An investigation into the use of infant feeding tracker apps by breastfeeding mothers.. Health informatics journal, 26(3), 1672-1683.
    DOI Scopus1 WoS1
    2020 Moores, C. J., Bell, L. K., Buckingham, M. J., & Dickinson, K. M. (2020). Are meal kits health promoting? Nutritional analysis of meals from an Australian meal kit service.. Health promotion international.
    DOI Europe PMC1
    2019 Rawlings, D., Tieman, J., & Moores, C. (2019). E-learning: who uses it and what difference does it make?. International journal of palliative nursing, 25(10), 482-493.
    DOI Scopus5 Europe PMC1
    2019 Morgan, D. D., Rawlings, D., Moores, C. J., Button, L., & Tieman, J. J. (2019). The Changing Nature of Palliative Care: Implications for Allied Health Professionals' Educational and Training Needs.. Healthcare (Basel, Switzerland), 7(4), 9 pages.
    DOI WoS3 Europe PMC1
    2019 Bell, L. K., Golley, R., Moores, C. J., Perry, R., Hartley, J., Miller, M., . . . Magarey, A. M. (2019). Feasibility of a Group-Based, Facilitator-Directed Online Family Lifestyle Program.. Journal of nutrition education and behavior, 51(10), 1194-1201.
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    2019 Moores, C. J., Ke, L., Mason, R. S., Gill, T. P., Mpofu, E., Ho, J., . . . Brock, K. E. (2019). Body Mass Index Increases With Ageing and Risk Factors for Overweight/Obesity in a Representative Macau Population. Asia-Pacific Journal of Public Health, 31(2), 167-172.
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    2019 Pankhurst, M., Mehta, K., Matwiejczyk, L., Moores, C. J., Prichard, I., Mortimer, S., & Bell, L. (2019). Treats are a tool of the trade: An exploration of food treats among grandparents who provide informal childcare. Public Health Nutrition, 22(14), 2643-2652.
    DOI Scopus7 WoS7 Europe PMC1
    2019 Moores, C. J., Maeder, A., Miller, J., Prichard, I., Lewis, L. K., Bell, L. K., . . . Miller, M. D. (2019). A Digital Intervention for Australian Adolescents Above a Healthy Weight (Health Online for Teens): Protocol for an Implementation and User Experience Study.. JMIR research protocols, 8(10), e13340.
    DOI Scopus2 Europe PMC1
    2019 Brown, P., Zhou, Y., Tan, A. C., El-Esawi, M. A., Liehr, T., Blanck, O., . . . Tuttle, N. (2019). Large expert-curated database for benchmarking document similarity detection in biomedical literature search. Database, 2019, 1-67.
    DOI Scopus1 WoS4
    2019 Bell, L., Mortimer, S., Matwiejczyk, L., Moores, C. J., Prichard, I., Mehta, K., & Miller, M. (2019). Primary caregiving grandmothers’ perspectives of grandchildren's healthy lifestyle behaviours: a qualitative study. Journal of Family Studies, 18 pages.
    DOI Scopus1 WoS1
    2019 Esdaile, E., Hernandez, E., Moores, C. J., & Vidgen, H. A. (2019). Enrolment of families with overweight children into a program aimed at reducing childhood obesity with and without a weight criterion: A natural experiment. BMC Public Health, 19(1), 756.
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    2019 Moores, C. J., Woodman, R. J., Miller, J., Vidgen, H. A., & Magarey, A. M. (2019). Don't lose sight of the forest for the trees: Recognising the benefits as well as the limitations of implementation research. British Journal of Nutrition, 121(1), 63-64.
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    2018 Moores, C., Miller, J., Daniels, L., Vidgen, H., & Magarey, A. (2018). Pre-post evaluation of a weight management service for families with overweight and obese children, translated from the efficacious lifestyle intervention Parenting, Eating and Activity for Child Health (PEACH). British Journal of Nutrition, 119(12), 1434-1455.
    DOI Scopus6 WoS7 Europe PMC6
    2018 Moores, C., Bell, L., Miller, J., Damarell, R., Matwiejczyk, L., & Miller, M. (2018). A systematic review of community-based interventions for the treatment of adolescents with overweight and obesity. Obesity Reviews, 19(5), 698-715.
    DOI Scopus12 WoS11 Europe PMC9
    2018 Croyden, D., Vidgen, H., Esdaile, E., Hernandez, E., Magarey, A., Moores, C., & Daniels, L. (2018). A narrative account of implementation lessons learnt from the dissemination of an up-scaled state-wide child obesity management program in Australia: PEACH™ (Parenting, Eating and Activity for Child Health) Queensland. BMC Public Health, 18(1), 347.
    DOI Scopus8 WoS8 Europe PMC6
    2018 Dickinson, K., Chan, L., Moores, C., Miller, J., Thomas, J., Yaxley, A., . . . Miller, M. (2018). Eating occasions and the contribution of foods to sodium and potassium intakes in adults. Public Health Nutrition, 21(2), 317-324.
    DOI Scopus6 WoS7 Europe PMC5
    2017 Williams, S., Van Lippevelde, W., Magarey, A., Moores, C., Croyden, D., Esdaile, E., & Daniels, L. (2017). Parent engagement and attendance in PEACH™ QLD - An up-scaled parent-led childhood obesity program. BMC Public Health, 17(1), 10 pages.
    DOI Scopus12 WoS12 Europe PMC8
    2017 Moores, C., Miller, J., Perry, R., Chan, L., Daniels, L., Vidgen, H., & Magarey, A. (2017). CONSORT to community: Translation of an RCT to a large-scale community intervention and learnings from evaluation of the upscaled program. BMC Public Health, 17(1), 918.
    DOI Scopus6 WoS7 Europe PMC6
  • Books

    Year Citation
    2020 Maeder, A. J., Champion, S., Moores, C., & Golley, R. (Eds.) (2020). Information Technology Based Methods for Health Behaviours Selected Papers from Global Telehealth 2019. IOS Press.
  • Book Chapters

    Year Citation
    2020 Maeder, A., Champion, S., Moores, C., & Golley, R. (2020). Preface. In A. Maeder, S. Champion, C. Moores, & R. Golley (Eds.), Information Technology Based Methods for Health Behaviours (Vol. 268, pp. V-VI).
  • Conference Papers

    Year Citation
    2011 Moores, C. J., Fenech, M., & O'Callaghan, N. J. (2011). Telomere dynamics: The influence of folate and DNA methylation. In Y. J. Surh, Y. S. Song, J. Y. Han, T. W. Jun, & H. K. Na (Eds.), Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences Vol. 1229 (pp. 76-88). Gyeongju, SOUTH KOREA: BLACKWELL SCIENCE PUBL.
    DOI Scopus31 WoS28 Europe PMC18
  • Report for External Bodies

    Year Citation
    2020 Dyer, S., van den Berg, M., Barnett, K., Brown, A., Johnstone, G., Laver, K., . . . Crotty, M. (2020). Review of Innovative Models of Aged Care.
  • Internet Publications

    Year Citation
    2017 Moores, C., Miller, J., & Bell, L. (2017). Six ways to improve meal times with your children. The Conversation.

Dr Moores is currently Honours Coordinator in the Adelaide Dental School.

Carly has previous teaching experience as a casual and teaching specialist academic at Flinders University (2007 – 2019).  Her teaching spans areas including biology, statistics, nutrition and dietetics, food systems, and research.  Carly is passionate about student wellbeing and student engagement in university life.

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  • Other Supervision Activities

    Date Role Research Topic Location Program Supervision Type Student Load Student Name
    2020 - 2020 Co-Supervisor Health and Medical Sciences The University of Adelaide Bachelor of Health and Medical Sciences Honours Full Time Sara Prostran
    2020 - ongoing Co-Supervisor Psychology The University of Adelaide Honours Sarah Cowap
  • Position: Postdoctoral Research Fellow
  • Phone: 83135683
  • Email: carly.moores@adelaide.edu.au
  • Campus: North Terrace
  • Building: Adelaide Health and Medical Sciences
  • Org Unit: Adelaide Dental School

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