Neha Lalchandani

Ms Neha Lalchandani

Higher Degree by Research Candidate

School of Public Health

Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences


Neha Lalchandani has a background in Food Science and Nutrition and is currently in her third year of studying the Doctor of Philosophy (Public Health). She is working on a research project that focuses on assessing the current food environment in South Australian public schools. This program of work is based on considering associations between school policies and programs, food and beverage consumption patterns, and environmental impacts of schoolchildren's eating behaviours.

Neha is interested in the structural and environmental influences on children's dietary behaviours in school settings. She is also passionate about working with stakeholder organisations such as the Department of Education and environmental agencies like KESAB environmental solutions to improve school food environments, and ultimately children's and planetary health.

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  • Conference Items

    Year Citation
    2020 Lalchandani, N. (2020). Health and sustainability policies and programs in South Australian public preschool and primary schools. Are they adequate?. Poster session presented at the meeting of 2020 SA Population Health Conference.
    2015 Lalchandani, N. K. (2015). Investigating the effects of probiotics on gut satiety hormones. Poster session presented at the meeting of CSIRO Vacation Scholarship Symposium. Canberra.
  • Theses

    Year Citation
    2016 Lalchandani, N. K. (2016). Understanding the nutritional requirements of Lactobacillus casei GCRL163 isolated from aged cheddar cheese. (Undergraduate Dissertation).
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  • Committee Memberships

    Date Role Committee Institution Country
    2020 - ongoing Representative Health Sciences Postgraduate Association (HeSPA) The University of Adelaide Australia
  • Memberships

    Date Role Membership Country
    2020 - ongoing Member Public Health Association of Australia Inc Full Time Student Membership Australia
  • Offices Held

    Date Office Name Institution Country
    2021 - ongoing HDR Representative School of Public Health Australia
  • Phone: 83131695
  • Email: neha.lalchandani@adelaide.edu.au
  • Campus: North Terrace
  • Building: Adelaide Health and Medical Sciences, floor 9
  • Org Unit: School of Public Health

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