Associate Professor Rebecca Golley

Associate Professor (Research)

College of Nursing and Health Sciences

Research expertise

Associate Professor Rebecca Golley is recognised as a national expert in child obesity and nutrition promotion interventions and paediatric dietary assessment. She has a strong track record in nutritional epidemiology, behavioural nutrition, food parenting, intervention development and evaluation as well as research translation.

Research expertise

Associate Professor Rebecca Golley is recognised as a national expert in child obesity and nutrition promotion interventions and paediatric dietary assessment. She has a strong track record in nutritional epidemiology, behavioural nutrition, food parenting, intervention development and evaluation as well as research translation.

place Flinders Medical Centre (7E107)
GPO Box 2100, Adelaide 5001, South Australia

Assoc Prof Golley obtained a PhD qualification in child weight management research (Nutrition and Dietetics, Flinders University), and undertook postdoctoral research in the UK, and the CSIRO. She has held NHMRC ECR (2008-2012) and National Health Foundation postdoctoral fellowships (2012-2015) at the University of South Australia (2009-2017).

Qualifications

BSc(hons) BND PhD APD.

Key responsibilities

A/Prof Golley leads a program of public health nutrition research. Current projects include:

- Stream lead EPOCH CRE "Advancing assessment of obesity-related behaviours' https://www.earlychildhoodobesity.com/streams.html.

- "Tools and interventions to increase children’s vegetable consumption" A consortia between Flinders University, Nutrition Australia (Victoria Division), Healthy Kids Association, Perfection Fresh and Thomas Farms Kitchen. Funded by Hort Innovation.

- NHMRC project grants in areas of child obesity (in collaboration with UniSA 'Life on Holidays') and dental health (In collaboration with Adelaide Uni 'SMILE').

Research expertise
Childhood obesity
Nutrition and dietetics
Public health and health services
Topic coordinator
NUTD4102 Research Methods and Skills in Evidence Based Nutrition Practice
NUTD9230 Research Methods and Critical Thinking in Human Nutrition
Higher degree by research supervision
Current
Principal supervisor: Public Health Nutrition (4)
Associate supervisor: Public Health Nutrition (2)
Completion
Associate supervisor: Early life nutrition (1)
Publications
The Conversation

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