College of Nursing and Health Sciences
Kaye Mehta is Senior Lecturer in Nutrition & Dietetics, and Associate Dean Teaching & Learning in the School of Health Sciences. She teaches social nutrition, public health and community nutrition. Kaye worked for more than 20 years years as a dietitian-nutritionist in community settings prior to teaching, and established herself as a leader in community nutrition in South Australia. Her research interests include: nutrition program evaluation, social determinants of food choice, critical literacy on the food system and food marketing to children. She has had a long-standing interest in food marketing to children, and has been a strong advocate for government regulations to protect children against the marketing of unhealthy foods. Kaye has published and presented extensively on her research interests. She engages strongly with community nutrition programs and provides opportunities for students to engage with community groups in all aspects of nutrition promotion.
Chairprson South Australian Nutrition Network
Contribution to community health and community nutrition programs
Advocate for restrictions on unhealthy food marketing to children
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|Location:||Flinders Medical Centre (7E:105.2)|
|Postal address:||GPO Box 2100, Adelaide 5001, South Australia|