Position

Associate Lecturer
Nutrition and Dietetics

Qualifications

2008: Bachelor of Nutrition and Dietetics (Honours), Flinders University
Accredited Practising Dietitian (Full)

Honours, awards and grants

2014: Dean’s Commendation for Doctoral Thesis Excellence

2012: Early Career Research Award, Nutrition Society of Australia
2012: Ross Wishart Memorial Award Finalist, Australian Society of Medical Research (SA)
2012: 3-Minute Thesis Faculty Finalist (Health Sciences), University of Adelaide
2012: Faculty of Health Sciences International Travel Award, University of Adelaide
2012: Student Travel Award, Nutrition Society of Australia
2012: Special Travel Grant Award, International Society of Hypertension
2012: Young Investigator Travel Award, Foundation for High Blood Pressure Research
2012: Postgraduate International Travel Award, National Heart Foundation
2012: Discipline of Physiology Travel Award, University of Adelaide
2011: Discipline of Physiology Publication Award, University of Adelaide
2011: Student Travel Award, Nestle and Nutrition Society of Australia
2010: Student Travel Award, Nutrition Society of Australia
2010: Student Travel Award, Australian Atherosclerosis Society
2009: Faculty of Health Sciences Postgraduate Scholarship, University of Adelaide
2009: Preventative Health Flagship Postgraduate Top-Up Scholarship, CSIRO
2002: Tuition scholarship awarded for academic excellence and community service, Mercedes College

Key responsibilities

TEACHING

ADMINISTRATION

COMMUNITY SERVICE
Treasurer & Executive Committee Member- Dietitians Association of Australia SA Branch (2011 - )
Executive Committee Member, Nutrition Society of Australia SA Branch (2013 - )
Postgraduate Student Representative, Nutrition Society of Australia SA Branch (2012)

Topic Coordinator:

  • NUTD2101  Nutrition Across the Lifecycle
  • NUTD3101  Fundamentals in Nutritional Epidemiology

Topic Lecturer:

  • NUTD1106  Nutrition, Physical Activity and Health
  • NUTD2102  Food Products and Preparation
  • NUTD3102  Nutrients Role and Function

Research expertise

  • Cardiovascular medicine and haematology
  • Medical physiology
  • Nutrition and dietetics

Research interests

Nutrition, obesity, cardiovascular disease, blood presssure, prevention

Supervisory interests

  • Blood pressure
  • Cardiovascular disease
  • Dietetics
  • Nutrition
  • Nutrition and dietetics

Publications

  • Kruger, J., McDowall, K.L. and Dickinson, K.M. (2015). Efficacy of lifestyle and surgical interventions for overweight and obesity in adult liver transplant recipients. In 32nd DAA National Conference. 32nd DAA National Conference. Perth, WA. May 2015, pp. 15-15.
  • Miller, J., Wray, A., Slattery, A., Dickinson, K., Yaxley, A., Matwiejczyk, L., et al. (2015). A novel student-led clinic using a staged approach to the NCP to enhance placement-readiness. Dietitians Association of Australia 32nd National Conference. Perth, Australia. May 2015.
  • Wymond, B., Riley, M.D. and Dickinson, K.M. (2015). Alcoholic beverage intake in Australia: Implications for obesity. In 32nd DAA National Conference. 32nd DAA National Conference. Perth, WA. May 2015, pp. 26-26.
  • Yaxley, A., Chan, L., Dickinson, K., Thomas, J., Jackson, K., Miller, J., et al. (2015). Masking of vitamin B12 deficiency in older Australians: has folic acid fortification increased the risk? Dietitians Association of Australia 32nd National Conference. Perth, Australia. May 2015.
  • Dickinson, K., Delaney, C., Spark, J. and Miller, M. (2014). Dietary intake of adults with intermittent claudication: A missed opportunity for delaying progression of peripheral artery disease? Australia: DAA. The Dietitians Association of Australia 31st National Conference. Brisbane Queensland. May 2014.
    [Web Link]
  • Dickinson, K.M., Willoughby, S., Schultz, C., Sanders, P., Clifton, P. and Keogh, J. (2013). Impact of obesity and artrial fibrillation on arterial stiffness. Atherosclerosis, Thrombosis and Vascular Biology. American Heart Association Scientific Sessions, pp. A168.
  • Dickinson, K.M., Clifton, P.M. and Keogh, J.B. (2012). Dietary salt increases serum sodium but does not influence post-prandial nitrate/nitrite concentrations in healthy adults. In Nutrition Society of Australia Annual Scientific Meeting. Nutrition Society of Australia. Nutrition Society of Australia Annual Scientific Meeting. Wollongong, NSW. Nov 2012.
  • Dickinson, K.M., Clifton, P.M. and Keogh, J.B. (2012). The Effects of Modest Dietary Salt Reduction on Vascular Function and Blood Pressure in Overweight and Obese Adults. In American Heart Association High Blood Pressure Research Sessions. American Journal of Hypertension: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins. American Heart Association High Blood Pressure Research Sessions. Washington DC, USA. Sep 2012, pp. A140-A140.
  • Dickinson, K.M., Clifton, P.M. and Keogh, J.B. (2012). Postprandial sodium and nitric oxide in response to a high salt meal. In The 34th Meeting of the European Society for Clinical Nutrition and Metabolism. Barcelona, Spain: Nestle Nutritional Institute. The 34th Meeting of the European Society for Clinical Nutrition and Metabolism. Barcelona, Spain. Sep 2012.
  • Dickinson, K.M., Clifton, P.M. and Keogh, J.B. (2012). Postprandial sodium and nitric oxide in response to a high salt meal. In 24th Meeting International society of Hypertension. Sydney, NSW: Journal of Hypertension. International Society of Hypertension Meeting. Sydney, NSW. Sep 2012, pp. e303-e304.
  • Dickinson, K.M., Clifton, P.M. and Keogh, J.B. (2012). Non-invasive vascular function assessment - a comparison of methods in health and obese adults. In American Heart Association High Blood Pressure Research Sessions. Washington DC, USA: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins. American Heart Association High Blood Pressure Research Sessions. Washington DC, USA. Sep 2012, pp. A146-A146.
  • Dickinson, K.M., Clifton, P.M. and Keogh, J.B. (2012). Effects of modest salt reduction on vascular function and blood pressure in overweight and obese adults. In Nutrition Society of Australia Annual Scientific Meeting. Wollongong, NSW: Australasian Medical Journal. Nutrition Society of Australia Annual Scientific Meeting. Wollongong, NSW. Nov 2012, pp. 662-662.
  • Dickinson, K.M., Clifton, P.M. and Keogh, J.B. (2012). Effects of a high salt meal on postprandial sodium and nitric oxide concentration. In Australian Society of Medical Research SA Branch. Australian Society for Medical Research. Australian Society of Medical Research SA Branch. Adelaide, SA. Jun 2012.
  • Dickinson, K.M., Clifton, P.M. and Keogh, J.B. (2011). Long term effects of modest salt reduction on vascular function in overweight and obese subjects. In Nutrition Society of Australia and New Zealand Joint Annual Scientific Meeting. Queenstown, NZ: Australasian Medical Journal. Nutrition Society of Australia and New Zealand Joint Annual Scientific Meeting. Queenstown, NZ. Nov 2011, pp. 811-811.
  • Dickinson, K.M., Clifton, P.M. and Keogh, J.B. (2011). A pilot study of modest salt reduction in obesity - effects on vascular function. In Australian and New Zealand Obesity Society Conference (ANZOS) Obesity Research & Clinical Practice: Australian and New Zealand Obesity Society. Australian and New Zealand Obesity Society Conference. Adelaide, SA. Oct 2011, pp. 65-66.
  • Dickinson, K.M., Clifton, P.M. and Keogh, J.B. (2011). The effects of a high salt meal on post-prandial sodium concentration and arterial stiffness. In Australian Atherosclerosis Society Annual Scientific Meeting. Blackwell Science Asia. Australian Atherosclerosis Society Annual Scientific Meeting. Adelaide, SA. Oct 2011.
  • Dickinson, K.M., Clifton, P.M. and Keogh, J.B. (2011). Effects of a High Salt Meal on Post-Prandial Serum Sodium Concentration. In Nutrition Society of Australia and New Zealand Joint Annual Scientific Meeting. Queenstown, NZ: Australasian Medical Journal. Nutrition Society of Australia and New Zealand Joint Annual Scientific Meeting. Queenstown, NZ. Nov 2011, pp. 759-759.
  • Dickinson, K.M., Keogh, J.B. and Clifton, P.M. (2010). The effects of a high salt meal on flow mediated dilation. In Australian Atherosclerosis Society Annual Scientific Meeting. Blackwell Science Asia. Australian Atherosclerosis Society Annual Scientific Meeting. Cairns, QLD. Oct 2010.
  • Dickinson, K.M., Keogh, J.B. and Clifton, P.M. (2010). The effects of a high salt meal on flow-mediated dilation. In Nutrition Society of Australia Annual Scientific Meeting. Nutrition Society of Australia. Nutrition Society of Australia Annual Scientific Meeting. Perth, WA. Nov 2010, pp. 903-903.
  • Dickinson, K.M., Keogh, J. and Clifton, P. (2009). Salt Intake and Flow-mediated Dilatation. European Congress on Obesity.
  • Dickinson, K.M., Keogh, J.B. and Clifton, P.M. (2009). Salt Intake and Flow Mediated Dilation. In Australian and New Zealand Obesity Society Conference (ANZOS) Australian and New Zealand Obesity Society. Australian and New Zealand Obesity Society Conference. Melbourne, VIC. Oct 2009.
  • Dickinson, K.M., Keogh, J.B. and Clifton, P.M. (2009). Salt Intake and Flow Mediated Dilation. In Australian Society for Medical Research Annual Scientific Meeting (SA Branch) Australian Society for Medical Research. Australian Society for Medical Research Annual Scientific Meeting (SA Branch) Adelaide, SA. Jun 2009.
  • Dickinson, K.M. (2008). Effects of a reduction in salt intake on flow-mediated dilatation. Asia Pacific Journal of Clinical NutritionNutrition Society of Australia Annual Scientific Meeting. Adelaide, pp. S89.
  • Dickinson, K.M., Chan, L.T., Moores, C.J., Thomas, J.M., Yaxley, A., Jackson, K.A., et al. (2016). Sources of sodium at meal and non-meal time eating occasions in adults: Secondary analysis of Australian Health Survey data. Journal of Nutrition & Intermediary Metabolism, 4 pp. 25.
    [10.1016/j.jnim.2015.12.243]
  • Kelly, J., Khalesi, S., Dickinson, K.M., Hines, S., Coombes, J. and Todd, A. (2014). The effect of dietary sodium modification on blood pressure in studies of subjects with systolic blood pressure less than 140mmHg: a systematic review protocol. JBI Database of Systematic Reviews and Implementation Reports, 12(8) pp. 20-26.
    [10.11124/jbisrir-2014-1663] [Scopus]
  • Miller, J., Chan, L.L.H., Mehta, K.P., Roberts, R.J.G., Dickinson, K.M., Yaxley, A., et al. (2016). Dietary intake of working women with children does not appear to be influenced by hours of employment: A secondary analysis of the Australian Health Survey (2011–2013) Appetite, 105 pp. 106-113.
    [10.1016/j.appet.2016.05.007] [Scopus]
  • Wymond, B., Dickinson, K.M. and Riley, M.D. (2016). Alcoholic beverage intake throughout the week and contribution to dietary energy intake in Australian adults. Public Health Nutrition,
    [10.1017/S136898001600063X] [Scopus]
  • Dickinson, K.M., Delaney, C., Allan, R., Spark, J. and Miller, M. (2015). Validation of a brief dietary assessment tool for estimating dietary EPA and DHA intake in Australian adults at risk of cardiovascular disease. Journal of the American College of Nutrition,
    [10.1080/07315724.2014.962191]
  • Delaney, C.L., Miller, M.D., Dickinson, K.M. and Spark, J.I. (2014). Change in dietary intake of adults with intermittent claudication undergoing a supervised exercise program and compared to matched controls. Nutrition Journal, 13(Article: 100)
    [10.1186/1475-2891-13-100] [Scopus]
  • Dickinson, K.M., Clifton, P.M. and Keogh, J.B. (2014). A reduction of 3 g/day from a usual 9 g/day salt diet improves endothelial function and decreases endothelin-1 in a randomised cross-over study in normotensive overweight and obese subjects. Atherosclerosis, 233(1) pp. 32-38.
    [10.1016/j.atherosclerosis.2013.11.078] [Scopus]
  • Dickinson, K.M., Clifton, P.M., Burrell, L.M., Barrett, H.R. and Keogh, J.B. (2014). Postprandial effects of a high salt meal on serum sodium, arterial stiffness, markers of nitric oxide production and markers of endothelial function. Atherosclerosis, 232(1) pp. 211-216.
    [10.1016/j.atherosclerosis.2013.10.032] [Scopus]
  • Dickinson, K.M., Clifton, P.M. and Keogh, J.B. (2011). Endothelial function is impaired after a high-salt meal in healthy subjects. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, 93(3) pp. 500-505.
    [10.3945/ajcn.110.006155] [Scopus]
  • Dickinson, K.M., Keogh, J.B. and Clifton, P.M. (2009). Effects of a low-salt diet on flow-mediated dilatation in humans. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, 89(2) pp. 485-490.
    [10.3945/ajcn.2008.26856] [Scopus]
  • Miller, J., Chan, L.L.H., Mehta, K.P., Roberts, R.J.G., Dickinson, K.M., Yaxley, A., et al. (2016). Dietary intake of working women with children does not appear to be influenced by hours of employment: A secondary analysis of the Australian Health Survey (2011–2013) Appetite, 105 pp. 106-113.
    [10.1016/j.appet.2016.05.007] [Scopus]
  • Wymond, B., Dickinson, K.M. and Riley, M.D. (2016). Alcoholic beverage intake throughout the week and contribution to dietary energy intake in Australian adults. Public Health Nutrition,
    [10.1017/S136898001600063X] [Scopus]
  • Dickinson, K.M., Delaney, C., Allan, R., Spark, J. and Miller, M. (2015). Validation of a brief dietary assessment tool for estimating dietary EPA and DHA intake in Australian adults at risk of cardiovascular disease. Journal of the American College of Nutrition,
    [10.1080/07315724.2014.962191]
  • Delaney, C.L., Miller, M.D., Dickinson, K.M. and Spark, J.I. (2014). Change in dietary intake of adults with intermittent claudication undergoing a supervised exercise program and compared to matched controls. Nutrition Journal, 13(Article: 100)
    [10.1186/1475-2891-13-100] [Scopus]
  • Dickinson, K.M., Clifton, P.M. and Keogh, J.B. (2014). A reduction of 3 g/day from a usual 9 g/day salt diet improves endothelial function and decreases endothelin-1 in a randomised cross-over study in normotensive overweight and obese subjects. Atherosclerosis, 233(1) pp. 32-38.
    [10.1016/j.atherosclerosis.2013.11.078] [Scopus]
  • Dickinson, K.M., Clifton, P.M., Burrell, L.M., Barrett, H.R. and Keogh, J.B. (2014). Postprandial effects of a high salt meal on serum sodium, arterial stiffness, markers of nitric oxide production and markers of endothelial function. Atherosclerosis, 232(1) pp. 211-216.
    [10.1016/j.atherosclerosis.2013.10.032] [Scopus]
  • Dickinson, K.M., Clifton, P.M. and Keogh, J.B. (2011). Endothelial function is impaired after a high-salt meal in healthy subjects. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, 93(3) pp. 500-505.
    [10.3945/ajcn.110.006155] [Scopus]
  • Dickinson, K.M., Keogh, J.B. and Clifton, P.M. (2009). Effects of a low-salt diet on flow-mediated dilatation in humans. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, 89(2) pp. 485-490.
    [10.3945/ajcn.2008.26856] [Scopus]
  • Dickinson, K.M., Chan, L.T., Moores, C.J., Thomas, J.M., Yaxley, A., Jackson, K.A., et al. (2016). Sources of sodium at meal and non-meal time eating occasions in adults: Secondary analysis of Australian Health Survey data. Journal of Nutrition & Intermediary Metabolism, 4 pp. 25.
    [10.1016/j.jnim.2015.12.243]
  • Kelly, J., Khalesi, S., Dickinson, K.M., Hines, S., Coombes, J. and Todd, A. (2014). The effect of dietary sodium modification on blood pressure in studies of subjects with systolic blood pressure less than 140mmHg: a systematic review protocol. JBI Database of Systematic Reviews and Implementation Reports, 12(8) pp. 20-26.
    [10.11124/jbisrir-2014-1663] [Scopus]

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