Professor Michelle Miller

Dean (People and Resources)

College of Nursing and Health Sciences

place Health Sciences Building (N118)
GPO Box 2100, Adelaide 5001, South Australia
Michelle is an academic with prior experience across many facets of dietetic practice. Her key practice and research focus has been nutritional rehabilitation of vulnerable groups while her teaching has focused on nutritional epidemiology, research skills and methods and research placement supervision.

1996: Bachelor of Science, Flinders University

1998: Masters of Nutrition and Dietetics, Flinders University

2006: PhD, Flinders University

1999-2013: Accredited Practising Dietitian (Full)

2014: Advanced Accredited Pracitising Dietitian

Honours, awards and grants
2009: Young Achievers Award (In Memory of Joan Mary Woodhill), Dietitians Association of Australia
2009: Vice Chancellor's Award for Early Career Researchers, Flinders University
Key responsibilities

Head of Discipline, Nutrition and Dietetics (2013 - )
Course Coordinator Bachelor of Nutrition and Dietetics (2007 - 2013)
Course Coordinator Bachelor of Nutrition and Dietetics Honours (2006-2013)

Nutritional Epidemiology, Research and Evidence Based Nutrition and Dietetic Practice, Critical Thinking in Nutrition, Honours and RHD student supervision


Chair - Council of Deans Nutrition and Dietetics (Australia and New Zealand) (2015 - )
Secretary - Dietitians Association of Australia - SA Branch (2006 - 2013)
Associate Editor - Nutrition and Dietetics (2006 - )
Accreditation Reviewer, Australian Dietetic Council (2012 - )
Dietitians Association of Australia Scholarships and Awards Committee (2012 - )

Research expertise
Nutrition and dietetics
Research interests

Healthy ageing.
Clinical nutrition - specifically areas of rehabilitation, aged care, vascular surgery, orthopedic surgery and cancer survivorship.
Validity and reliability of nutrition screening and assessment instruments.

Topic coordinator
NUTD7106 Honours Research Project in Nutrition and Dietetics
NUTD3101 Fundamentals of Nutrition Epidemiology
Topic lecturer
NUTD4102 Research Methods & Skills in Evidence Based Nutrition Practice
NUTD9162 Research Methods & Skills in Evidence Based Nutrition Practice
Supervisory interests
Cancer nutrition survivorship
Clinical nutrition
Higher degree by research supervision
Principal supervisor: Aged Care Nutrition (2), Clinical Nutrition (2)
Associate supervisor: Vascular Surgey (1), Falls and Fracture (1)
Principal supervisor: Clinical Nutrition (2)
Associate supervisor: Omega 3 and women of child bearing age (1), Hydration and Dysphagia (1), Clinical Nutrition (1)
Expert for media contact
Nutrition and Ageing
Nutrition in Rehabilitation and Disability
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Media expertise
  • Ageing
  • Nutrition
  • Rehabilitation
  • Health
  • Nutrition and Ageing
  • Nutrition in Rehabilitation and Disability

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