Lee-anne Chapple

Lee-anne Chapple

Adelaide Medical School

Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences

Eligible to supervise Masters and PhD - email supervisor to discuss availability.


Dr Lee-anne Chapple.
Lee-anne Chapple is a clinical dietitian with experience in clinical dietetics, tertiary-education, and research. She was awarded her PhD in July 2017, which explored nutritional intake and muscle wasting in patients admitted to intensive care with a traumatic brain injury.

Lee-anne is currently a post-doctoral fellow with the RAH ICU Research team where she is interested in developing strategies to better feed critically ill patients to prevent muscle wasting and improve their long-term functional outcomes and quality of life.

Skills and expertise:
Nutrition, Human Nutrition, Clinical Nutrition. Body Composition, Dietetics, Traumatic Brain Injury, Anthropometry.

  • Appointments

    Date Position Institution name
    2019 - ongoing NHMRC Early Career Fellow University of Adelaide
    2017 - ongoing Affiliate Lecturer University of Adelaide
    2017 - ongoing Senior Critical Care Dietitian Royal Adelaide Hospital
  • Education

    Date Institution name Country Title
    2017 University of Adelaide Australia PhD
    2008 Flinders University Australia Master of Nutrition and Dietetics
    2005 Flinders University Australia Bachelor of Medical Science
  • Research Interests

Samm D, Chapple L, Crane R, Proudman S, McWilliams L. 2022. Title: ViEws of Nutrition in patients with Scleroderma and their treating Physicians: The VENUS Study. Acraman Bequest - RAH Allied Health Research Grant. Value: $5000

 

Chapple LS, Deane A, Viner-Smith E, Young P, O’Connor S, Peake S, Chapman M, Bellomo R. 2022-2023. Title: TARGET Protein: The effect of augmented enteral protein administered to critically ill adults on clinical outcomes. Intensive Care Foundation. Value: $100,000

 

Deane A, Chapman M, Peake S, Chapple L, Presneill J, Bellomo R, Young P, Ridley E, Karahalios E, Tran-Duy A. 2022-2025. Title: Augmenting dietary protein during critical illness: A cluster cross-sectional double cross-over clinical trial. MRFF Rare Cancers Rare Diseases Unmet Need. Value: $1,992,218

 

Sierp EJ, Chapple LS, Kleinig T, Gardiner E. 2022. Title: The benefits of nasal bridle use in stroke patients: A before and after study. Royal Adelaide Hospital Allied Health, Pharmacy and Nursing Clinical Research Grant. Value: $35,000

 

Chapple LS. 2022. TARGET Protein Cluster Randomised Controlled Trial. Industry sponsored grant, Nutricia Australia. Value: $290,883

 

Chapple L, Jones K, Horowitz M, Viner-Smith E. 2021. Title: Phillips Lumify linear array transducer ultrasound probe and portable tablet. AMS/Biomed Small Equipment Funding Award. Value: $7,800

 

Nadkarni A, Besic N, Micik S, Chapple L, Farquharson M, Reddi B. 2021-2022. Title: Rationalising arterial blood gas sampling in the ICU. South Australian Blood Management Council. Value: $50,000

 

Jones K, Wu T, Rayner C, Marathe C, Chapple L, Horowitz M. 2021. LOGIQ E10 Ultrasound system- Portable 3D ultrasound device and software. University of Adelaide Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences Research Infrastructure Funding Award. Value: $130,328

 

Crane R, Chapple L. 2021. Dietitians Association Small Grant. Title: Views of nutrition in patients with scleroderma and their treating physicians: The VENUS study. Value: $5000

 

Kouw IWK, Chapple L, Summers M, Chapman M, Jones K, Horowitz M. 2021. Diabetes Australia. Title: The effect of enteral feeding pattern on glycaemic control and gastrointestinal function in critically ill patients. Value: $49,826

 

Gallagher J, Chapple L, Viner-Smith E, Chapman M, Crane R. 2021. Royal Adelaide Hospital Allied Health Grant. Title: Measuring energy expenditure in long-stay intensive care unit patients (MEELS-ICU). Value: $30,000

 

Perriam A, Kouw I, Chapple L, Heilbronn L, McEwen S, O’Connor S. 2021. Royal Adelaide Hospital Allied Health Grant. Title: Day and night rhythms in critically ill patients. Value: $30,000

 

Kouw I, Chapple L, Chapman M, Horowitz M, Jones K, Summers M. 2020. American Society of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition. Title: The effect of enteral feeding pattern on glycemic control and gastrointestinal function in critically ill patients. Value: $US10,000

 

Konstantopoulos P, Chapple L, Yeung D, Corsini N. 2020. Royal Adelaide Hospital Allied Health Grant. Project title: Understanding nutritional requirements in patients undergoing haematological stem cell transplant (SCT) to improve clinical and patient-centred outcomes: A pilot study. Value: $29,699

 

Chapple L, Reddi B, Ridley E, Kemp P, Chapman M. 2019. Intensive Care Foundation, MUSCLE health in response to augmented PROtein delivery in critically ill patients (The MUSCLE-PRO study) Value: $24,494

 

Kurmis R, Gauro J, Vale E, Chapple L, Yandell R, Dowling S, Hill A, Greenwood J. 2019. Allied Health Research Collaboration (SA Health, University of South Australia, The Hospital Research Foundation), Determination of nutritional requirements for severe burn injury patients requiring application of Novosorb Biodegradable Temporising Matrix using indirect calorimetry: A pilot study. Value: $26,000

 

Jones KL, Chapman M, Horowitz M, Chapple L, Marathe C. 2018. University of Adelaide, Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences (2018 Research Infrastructure Funding Award) - Project title: Digirad/ERGO Portable Gamma Camera for the scintigraphic measurement of gastric emptying in ‘high-risk’ clinical research. Value: $136,784

 

Jones KL, Chapman M, Horowitz M, Chapple L, Marathe C. 2018. The Ian Potter Foundation - Project title: Digirad/ERGO Portable Gamma Camera for the scintigraphic measurement of gastric emptying in ‘high-risk’ clinical research. Value: $200,000

 

Jones KL, Chapman M, Horowitz M, Chapple L, Marathe C. 2018. The Hospital Research Foundation - Project title: Digirad/ERGO Portable Gamma Camera for the scintigraphic measurement of gastric emptying in ‘high-risk’ clinical research. Value: $150,000

 

Chapple L. The Hospital Research Foundation Project Grant, 2019-2020. Value: $240,000

 

Chapple L, Weinel L, Summers M, O’Connor S, Horowitz M, Chapman M. 2018. Royal Adelaide Hospital Clinical Project Grant, Nutrient regulation in survivors of critical illness. Value: $48,425

 

Sierp E, Chapple L, Yandell R, Kurmis R, Chapman M. 2018. Royal Adelaide Hospital Allied Health Grant, Factors that influence severity and timing of gastrointestinal motility in critically ill burn patients. Value: $26,618

 

Chapple L, Chapman M, Summers M, Jones K, Deane A. 2018. American Society of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition. The effect of standard versus energy dense feeds on gastric emptying and glucose metabolism in critically ill patients. Value: $25,000 USD

 

Chapman M, Deane A, Soenen S, van Loon L, Jones K, Chapple L. 2018-2020. National Health and Medical Research Council Project Grant (APP1144496), Protein Absorption and Kinetics in Critical Illness. Value: $1,233,268

 

Chapple L, Summers M, Weinel L, Chapman M. 2017 Royal Adelaide Hospital Clinical Project Grant. Resolution of Elements Influencing Nutritional STatus After criTical illnEss (REINSTATE trial). Value: $49,959 

 

Ridley E, Chapple L, Davies A, Deane A, Hodgson C, Cooper J, Bailey M. 2017. Baxter Healthcare Corporation, Global Scientific Review Council. Intensive nutrition in critically ill adults: A pilot randomised controlled study. Value: $2,400,000

 

Chapman M, Deane A, Soenen S, Chapple L. 2016. The University of Adelaide Investment for Success NHMRC Near Miss Grant: Ultrasound probe for Measurement of muscle thickness. Value: $10,080

 

Chapman M, Deane A, Soenen S, Van Loon L, Jones K, Chapple L, Yandell R, O’Connor S, Horowitz M, Lange K. 2016. Royal Adelaide Hospital NHMRC Near Miss Grant. Protein absorption and kinetics in critical illness. Value: $57,205

 

Chapple L, Summers M, Deane A, Chapman M. 2016. Australasian Society of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition (AuSPEN). Long-term effects of critical illness on energy intake, appetite, gastric emptying and appetite-regulating hormones in adult survivors of intensive care unit admission. Value: $20,000

 

Costello L, Chapman M, Deane A. 2015. Royal Adelaide Hospital Clinical Project Grant Award. Quantification of muscle size and function in response to a randomised nutritional intervention in critically ill patients. Value: $46,198

 

Chapman M, Deane A, Soenen S, Van Loon L, Costello L. 2015. Royal Adelaide Hospital Clinical Project Grant Award. The effect of protein hydrolysis on the rate and extent of protein absorption and muscle uptake in critically ill patients. Value: $49,560

 

Costello L, Chapman M. 2014. Australasian Society of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition (AuSPEN) Small Project Grant. The provision of energy and protein in adults with moderate-severe traumatic brain injury (PEP-TBI). Value: $10,000

 

Chapman M, Costello L. 2014. Neurosurgical Research Foundation grant. The provision of energy and protein after traumatic brain injury (PEP-TBI). Value: $28,150

 

  • Current Higher Degree by Research Supervision (University of Adelaide)

    Date Role Research Topic Program Degree Type Student Load Student Name
    2022 Principal Supervisor Enteral protein delivery in the critically ill Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Mr Matthew Summers
    2021 Principal Supervisor Critical care nutrition throughout the hospital continuum Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Miss Elizabeth Viner Smith
  • Past Higher Degree by Research Supervision (University of Adelaide)

    Date Role Research Topic Program Degree Type Student Load Student Name
    2018 - 2022 Co-Supervisor Nutrient delivery, absorption, and utilisation in health and illness Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Dr Tejaswini Arunachala Murthy
  • Other Supervision Activities

    Date Role Research Topic Location Program Supervision Type Student Load Student Name
    2020 - ongoing Principal Supervisor Protein prescription and delivery in critically ill adults Flinders University - Honours - Gemma Lyons
    2019 - ongoing Principal Supervisor Muscle wasting in response to augmented protein delivery. Royal Adelaide Hospital - Honours - Adam Vanson
    2019 - ongoing Principal Supervisor Resolution of delayed gastric emptying, reduced glucose absorption and hypercatabolism in survivors of critical illness. Royal Adelaide Hospital - Honours - James Whitehead
    2018 - ongoing Principal Supervisor Point of care albumin/creatinine testing in critical illness Royal Adelaide Hospital Health Science Student Research Project Other - Olivia Bellas
    2018 - ongoing Principal Supervisor Point of care albumin/creatinine testing in critical illness Royal Adelaide Hospital Health Science Student Research Project Other - Zoe Tammita
    2018 - ongoing Principal Supervisor Point of care albumin/creatinine testing in critical illness Royal Adelaide Hospital Health Science Student Research Project Other - Keyi Feng
  • Mentoring

    Date Topic Location Name
    2018 - ongoing Point Prevalence Nutrition Program in critical illness ICU, Royal Adelaide Hospital Dr Anneleen Neuts
  • Committee Memberships

    Date Role Committee Institution Country
    2021 - ongoing Chair American Society of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition Research Section Committee American Society of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition Australia
    2020 - ongoing Member Faculty of Health Research Committee University of Adelaide Australia
    2017 - ongoing Member Critical Care Professional Certificate Steering Dietitians Association of Australia (DAA) Australia
    2017 - ongoing Member American Society of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition Research Section committee American Society of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition Research Section Australia
    2016 - ongoing Member National Member Engagement and Development Advisory Committee Dietitians Association of Australia (DAA) Australia
    2015 - 2017 Chair SA Engagement and Development Committee Dietitians Association of Australia (DAA) Australia
    2015 - ongoing Member Education and Professional Development Advisory Committee Dietitians Association of Australia (DAA) Australia
    2015 - ongoing Member South Australia Allied and Scientific Health Professional Associations Committee South Australia Allied and Scientific Health Professional Associations Committee Australia
    2014 - ongoing Secretary SA Branch Executive Dietitians Association of Australia (DAA) Australia
    2013 - ongoing Secretary ACT Branch Executive Dietitians Association of Australia (DAA) Australia
  • Memberships

    Date Role Membership Country
    2021 - ongoing Member Australasian Society of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition (AuSPEN) Scientific Committee Australia
    2019 - ongoing Member European Society of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition Australia
    2019 - ongoing Member Australian and New Zealand Intensive Care Society Intensive Care Clinical Trials Group Australia
    2018 - ongoing Member Metabolism And Nutrition for Intensive Care (MANIC) Australia
    2018 - ongoing Council Australasian Society of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition (AuSPEN) Australia
    2015 - ongoing Member American Society of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition Australia
    2014 - ongoing Member Australasian Society of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition Australia
    2014 - ongoing Member European Society of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition Australia
    2012 - ongoing Member DAA, Accredited Practising Dietitian Australia
  • Editorial Boards

    Date Role Editorial Board Name Institution Country
    2020 - ongoing Editor Frontiers in Endocrinology – Gut Endocrinology Frontiers in Endocrinology Australia
    2020 - ongoing Member Gold Coast Health Research Grant Scheme Gold Coast Health Australia
    2019 - ongoing Associate Editor Clinical Nutrition ESPEN Clinical Nutrition ESPEN Australia
  • Event Participation

    Date Event Name Event Type Institution Country
    2021 - ongoing NTense Dinner Meeting Conference Fresenius Kabi Australia
    2021 - ongoing Australasian Society of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition (AuSPEN) Conference Conference Australasian Society of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition (AuSPEN) -
    2019 - ongoing Australasian Society of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition (AuSPEN) Conference Conference Australasian Society of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition (AuSPEN) -
    2016 - ongoing Tracer Methodology in Metabolism Workshop European Society for Clinical Nutrition and Metabolism United Kingdom
    2016 - ongoing Extended scope of practice: ‘Dietitians: Working Outside the Box’ Function Dietitians Association of Australia SA Branch -
  • Presentation

    Date Topic Presented at Institution Country
    2017 - ongoing Neurological Conditions Master of Nutrition and Dietetics University of Canberra Australia

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