Julie Brimblecombe

Assoc Professor

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Personal profile


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. 

External positions

Honorary Fellow, Menzies School of Health Research

Dec 2017 → …

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Projects 2017 2023

Research Output 2013 2019

Reducing retail merchandising of discretionary food and beverages in remote indigenous community stores: protocol for a randomized controlled trial

Brimblecombe, J., Ferguson, M., McMahon, E., Peeters, A., Miles, E., Wycherley, T., Minaker, L. M., De Silva, K., Greenacre, L. & Mah, C., 1 Mar 2019, In : Journal of Medical Internet Research. 8, 3, 12 p., e12646.

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Open Access

Using unfolding case studies to better prepare the public health nutrition workforce to address the social determinants of health

Palermo, C., Kleve, S., McCartan, J., Brimblecombe, J. & Ferguson, M., Jan 2019, In : Public Health Nutrition. 22, 1, p. 180-183 4 p.

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A village-matched evaluation of providing a local supplemental food during pregnancy in rural Bangladesh: A preliminary study

Stevens, B., Watt, K., Brimbecombe, J., Clough, A., Judd, J. A. & Lindsay, D., 4 Jul 2018, In : BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth. 18, 1, 11 p., 286.

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Open Access

Cohort Profile: The Pregnancy and Neonatal Diabetes Outcomes in Remote Australia (PANDORA) Study

Lee, I. L., Purbrick, B., Barzi, F., Brown, A., Connors, C., Whitbread, C., Moore, E., Kirkwood, M., Simmonds, A., van Dokkum, P., Death, E., Svenson, S., Graham, S., Hampton, V., Kelaart, J., Longmore, D., Titmuss, A., Boyle, J., Brimblecombe, J., Saffery, R. & 18 others, D'Aprano, A., Skilton, M. R., Ward, L. C., Corpus, S., Chitturi, S., Thomas, S., Eades, S., Inglis, C., Dempsey, K., Dowden, M., Lynch, M., Oats, J., McIntyre, H. D., Zimmet, P., O'Dea, K., Shaw, J. E., Maple-Brown, L. J. & on behalf of the PANDORA study research team, Aug 2018, In : International Journal of Epidemiology. 47, 4, p. 1045–1046h 10 p.

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Development of a Locally Produced, Balanced Protein–Energy Food-Based Supplement and its Acceptance by Undernourished Pregnant Women in Northern Bangladesh

Stevens, B., Watt, K., Brimblecombe, J., Clough, A. & Judd, J., 2 Jan 2018, In : Journal of Hunger and Environmental Nutrition. 13, 1, p. 100-115 16 p.

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