National Committee for Nutrition

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The National Committee for Nutrition fosters nutritional science in Australia, links the Academy to Australian nutritional scientists and relevant scientific and other societies, and links Australian and overseas nutritionists, primarily through the International Union of Nutritional Sciences (IUNS).

Governance

Reports and activities

Related groups and organisations

Members

  • Chair: Professor Helen Truby
    • The University of Queensland, Professor and Chair in Human Nutrition
    • Research expertise: Dietetics, nutrition
  • Ex-officio: Robert Hunt
    • Dietitians Association of Australia, CEO
  • Ex-officio: Dr Welma Stonehouse
    • Nutrition Society of Australia, President
    • CSIRO, Principal Research Scientist and Research Group Leader, Health and Biosecurity
    • Research expertise: Development and scientific evaluation of nutrition interventions
  • Ex-officio: Professor Eleanor Beck
    • Council of Deans of Nutrition and Dietetics Australia and New Zealand, Chair
    • University of Wollongong, Discipline Leader in Nutrition and Dietetics, Faculty of Science, Medicine and Health
    • Research expertise: Nutrition and dietetics education, grains, whole grains and dietary fibre
  • Ex-officio: Professor Jonathan Hodgson
    • Oceanic Nutrition Leadership Platform, Advisory Board member
    • Edith Cowan University, Director, Nutrition and Health Innovation Research Institute
    • Research Expertise: Impacts of diets and dietary components on vascular health
  • Ex-officio: Dr Christina Pollard
    • Public Health Association of Australia, Vice-President (Development)
    • Curtin University, School of Population Health
    • Research expertise: Public health policy, population health promotion interventions
  • Ex-officio: Dr Tom Wycherley
    • Australian Nutrition Trust Fund, University of South Australia, Director of Exercise and Sport Science, UniSA Allied Health and Human Performance
    • Research expertise: Nutrition, dietetics, human movement and sports science
  • EMCR representative: Dr Aimee Dordevic
    • Monash University, Department of Nutrition Dietetics and Food
    • Research expertise: Nutrigenomics, postprandial metabolism, metabolism
  • Committee member: Dr Catherine Bondonno
    • Edith Cowan University, Research Fellow, Nutrition and Health Innovation Research Institute (NHIRI)
    • Research expertise: Nitric oxide-mediated cardiovascular benefits of dietary nitrate and polyphenols
  • Committee member: Associate Professor Melinda Coughlan
    • Monash University, Head of the Glycation, Nutrition and Metabolism Laboratory, Department of Diabetes
    • Research expertise: Diet and nutrition, mitochondria, advanced glycation end products
  • Committee member: Dr Katherine Livingstone
    • Deakin University, NHMRC Emerging Leadership Fellow and Senior Research Fellow, Institute for Physical Activity and Nutrition (IPAN)
    • Research expertise: Dietary patterns, diet quality, obesity, personalised nutrition and cardiovascular disease
  • Committee member: Associate Professor Shelley Wilkinson
    • The University of Queensland, Principal Research Fellow in Nutrition and Dietetics
    • Research expertise: Implementation science and translating research into practice, health service redesign through co-creation
  • Committee member: Professor Eugeni Roura
    • University of Queensland, Director of Higher Degree Research, Queensland Alliance for Agriculture and Food Innovation
    • Research expertise: Nutritional chemosensing
  • Observer: Professor Stephen Simpson
    • The University of Sydney, Academic Director of the Charles Perkins Centre, and Professor in the School of Life and Environmental Sciences
    • Research expertise: Integrative modelling framework
  • Committee member: Dr Anneline Padayachee
    • The Food and Nutrition Doctor, Nutritional Food Science
    • Research expertise: Processing technology, nutrient and food composition, digestive processes
  • Committee member: Dr Emma Louise Beckett
    • University of Newcastle, School of Environmental and Life Sciences
    • Research expertise: Immunology & microbiology, reproductive health, food choice behaviours
  • Committee member: Professor Sarah McNaughton
    • Deakin University, Faculty of Health Department Nutritional epidemiologist, School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences
    • Research expertise: Understanding the role of foods, eating patterns and dietary patterns in health and wellbeing
  • Committee member: Dr Daniel Hwang
    • University of Queensland, Institute for Molecular Bioscience
    • Research expertise: Genes influence human perception, dietary behaviour and related chronic disorders
  • Committee member: Professor Margaret Allman-Farinelli
    • University of Sydney, Faculty of Medicine and Health
    • Research expertise: Dietetics from food and nutritional science to prevention of lifestyle associated chronic disease
  • Committee member: Dr Katherine Kent
    • Western Sydney University, School of Health Sciences
    • Research expertise: Clinical Trials, dementia, food security

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