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Christie is an Accredited Practising Dietitian and Assistant Lecturer at the Department of Nutrition, Dietetics and Food at Monash University. Her research is focused on women's health. She is passionate about supporting women before, during and after pregnancy to enable optimal embryo development, pregnancy and birth outcomes. Her PhD research project investigated the impact of sleep in pregnancy on gestational weight gain and glucose tolerance. Since then she has also been involved in research investigating how sleep can help support women with PCOS lead healthier lives. 

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 3 - Good Health and Well-being

Education/Academic qualification

Pregnancy Nutrition, PhD, MONASH UNIVERSITY

Research area keywords

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