School of Public Health
Faculty of Health Sciences
School of Public Health | BetterStart Child Health and Development Research Group
Megan is a PhD candidate, research assistant, and tutor in the School of Public Health. She has a Bachelor of Nutrition and Dietetics (Honours) from Flinders University, is an Accredited Practicing Dietitian, and has a background in oral health.
Her PhD project is based on the 'Baby Teeth Talk' randomized controlled trial, a health promotion intervention focusing on dental health, diet, general health, and social outcomes of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children and their families. Megan's project analyses the effect of the trial intervention on dietary intake of children. Her supervisors are A/Prof Lisa Smithers, Professor John Lynch, and A/Prof Lisa Jamieson (ARCPOH, School of Dentistry), and her research is within BetterStart Child Health and Development research group.
Megan's research interests include paediatric nutrition, Aboriginal health, public health nutrition, diet patterns, obesity and chronic disease prevention, and dietary assessment methods.
Date Position Institution name 2015 PhD Candidate University of Adelaide 2015 Tutor University of Adelaide 2014 Research Assistant University of Adelaide
Date Institution name Country Title 2010 - 2013 Flinders University Australia Bachelor of Nutrition and Dietetics (Honours)
Date Title Institution Country 2015 Doctor of Philosophy University of Adelaide Australia
Date Title Institution name Country 2013 Accredited Practicing Dietitian (APD) and Accredited Nutritionist Dietitians Association of Australia
PUB HLTH 1001 Public Health IA: Tutor
PUB HLTH 1002 Public Health IB: Tutor
Date Role Committee Institution Country 2015 Member Engagement and Development Committee Dietitians Association of Australia Australia
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