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Research interests

The use of indirect calorimetry in critically ill patients, gastrointestinal function during critical illness and the nutritional management of Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation patients.


Honours, Masters and PhD students


Oana is a Research Fellow and Dietitian. She has worked at the ANZIC-RC since 2018 and co-leads the ‘Metabolism’ stream of research in the Nutrition Program which includes ECMO energyMEASURE and DIRECT research studies. Oana has received over $1.5 million in grant funding and authored over 25 publications. In 2022, she was selected as 1 of 20 clinical nutrition researchers internationally to take part in the Fresenius Kabi JUMPstart Program, a clinical nutrition advanced research training program and has been the recipient of several prestigious research awards. 

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

Research area keywords

  • Critical care
  • Nutrition/Dietetics
  • Indirect calorimetry
  • Intestinal permeability

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