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Biography

Dr Zoe Davidson is an Advanced Accredited Practising Dietitian specialising in paediatric nutrition. 

Zoe's doctoral research focused on advancing the evidence base for the nutritional management of boys with Duchenne muscular dystrophy. This body of work is the first of its kind. A key component of this research is a randomised control trial investigating the use on nutriceuticals in DMD for which recruitment is ongoing. Zoe is continuing research in this area in a postdoctoral post with Murdoch Children's Research Institute with a specific focus on energy expenditure and body composition in children with neuromuscular disorders.

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Research interests

Research Interests: neuromuscular disorders, paediatric nutrition, growth, energy expenditure

Research Expertise: systematic reviews, meta analysis, coordination of human clinical trials

Research area keywords

  • nutrition
  • dietetics
  • neuromuscular
  • duchenne muscular dystrophy
  • paediatrics
  • growth

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Projects 2011 2021

Research Output 2009 2019

Assessing the impact of diet, exercise and the combination of the two as a treatment for OSA: A systematic review and meta-analysis

Edwards, B. A., Bristow, C., O'Driscoll, D. M., Wong, A-M., Ghazi, L., Davidson, Z. E., Young, A., Truby, H., Haines, T. P. & Hamilton, G. S., Aug 2019, In : Respirology. 24, 8, p. 740-751 12 p.

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Total energy expenditure measured using doubly labeled water compared with estimated energy requirements in older adults (≥65 y): analysis of primary data

Porter, J., Nguo, K., Collins, J., Kellow, N., Huggins, C., Gibson, S., Davidson, Z. E., Schoeller, D., Prentice, R. L., Neuhouser, M. L., Snetselaar, L. & Truby, H., 28 Aug 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : The American journal of clinical nutrition. 9 p.

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Exposing food insecurity in low-to-middle income Melbourne households: Now what?

Kleve, S., Palermo, C. E., Davidson, Z. E. & Booth, S., 20 Nov 2018, p. 30-30. 1 p.

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Prizes

Advanced Accredited Practising Dietitian

Zoe Hielscher (Recipient), 1 May 2016

Prize: Other distinction

FMNHS ECR Publication Prize for Nursing and Allied Health

Zoe Hielscher (Recipient), 2015

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

Young Achievers Award

Zoe Hielscher (Recipient), 2015

Prize: National/international honour