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Biography

Sarah is a Research Fellow in the Department of Nutrition, Dietetics and Food, Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences at Monash University. She recently completed her PhD in Public Health Nutrition, analysing the use and development of food classification schemes for nutrition policy actions and how the concept of level of food processing can be incorporated in these schemes to effectively target the consumption of ultra-processed foods. Sarah’s research currently focuses on evaluating the implementation of healthy retail food interventions in remote Indigenous communities. Sarah’s research interests include investigating use of policies for the promotion of healthy and sustainable food systems and reducing consumption of ultra-processed foods, improving food environments to support healthier choices, and the development of efficacious food classification schemes for policy actions.

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

Education/Academic qualification

Public Health Nutrition

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