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Julie is an Associate Professor in the Department of Nutrition, Dietetics and Food, Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences at Monash University. She is a dietitian with extensive experience working as a public health nutritionist and researcher in remote Indigenous Australia and the Pacific Islands. Her research is focused on providing evidence to address inequities in food supply and food access for remote Indigenous communities. Julie holds an honourary appointment with Menzies School of Health Research where she worked for 17 years prior to her appointment with Monash University. Julie's research interest includes Indigenous food systems, real-world systems approaches to improving population level nutrition, addressing social inequities in food access, modifying food environments to support healthier food choices, capacity building for evidence informed decision-making and capacity building in research conduct. 

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 5 - Gender Equality
  • SDG 8 - Decent Work and Economic Growth
  • SDG 12 - Responsible Consumption and Production
  • SDG 13 - Climate Action
  • SDG 14 - Life Below Water
  • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions

External positions

Honorary Fellow, Menzies School of Health Research

Dec 2017 → …

Collaborations and top research areas from the last five years

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