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Research Assistant

BSc(Nutr), MDiet

Anna is a Research Assistant working with the Children’s Physical Activity, Health & Development team. She is the state project coordinator for Healthy Conversations @ Playgroup, an intervention aiming to simultaneously promote four key lifestyle behaviours associated with obesity risk (poor diet, physical inactivity, excessive screen time, and short sleep duration) and other chronic health conditions.

Her key areas of interest include healthy eating, public health nutrition, physical activity, and child development. Anna is committed to improving health outcomes for children and is motivated to inform policy and practices to reduce childhood overweight and obesity.

Prior to working at Telethon Kids Institute, Anna worked in private practice as an Accredited Practicing Dietitian and as a Research Assistant at Curtin University.