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Christie is an Accredited Practising Dietitian, Credentialed Eating Disorder Clinician and Lecturer at the Department of Nutrition, Dietetics and Food at Monash University.

Her PhD research looked at the associations between sleep during pregnancy, dietary intake and obstetric outcomes (gestational diabetes mellitus, pre-term labour, infant birth weight etc). 

Since completing her PhD her research interests have diversified. She was successful in obtaining a NHMRC CRE Seed grant to investigate the role of sleep in people with PCOS. Then, linking her teaching and research interests Christie has been investigating the role nutrition and dietetics pedagogy have on disordered eating in students. She hopes to continue to research educational interventions to improve inclusivity in dietetics and dietetic interventions. 

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 2 - Zero Hunger
  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 7 - Affordable and Clean Energy

Education/Academic qualification

Pregnancy Nutrition, PhD, MONASH UNIVERSITY

Research area keywords

  • Pregnancy
  • Sleep
  • Nutrition
  • Gestational weight gain
  • Gestational diabetes