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Dr Katherine Hanna

Faculty of Health,
School - Exercise and Nutrition Sciences

Personal

Name
Dr Katherine Hanna
Position(s)
Lecturer
Faculty of Health,
School - Exercise and Nutrition Sciences
IHBI Membership
Institute of Health Biomedical Innovation (IHBI),
IHBI Health Projects,
IHBI Exercise and Nutrition - HDHS
Discipline *
Nutrition and Dietetics
Phone
+61 7 3138 8202
Fax
+61 7 3138 3980
Email
Location
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Qualifications

Doctor of Philosophy (Queensland University of Technology)

Professional memberships
and associations

Member of The Dietitians Association of Australia

Accredited Practising Dietitian

* Field of Research code, Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification (ANZSRC), 2008

Biography

Dr. Katherine Hanna is a lecturer in nutrition and dietetics within the School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences. She graduated from QUT with a Bachelor of Health Science (Nutrition and Dietetics) with first class honours in 2000 and returned to QUT in 2001 to begin postgraduate studies.  Her PhD thesis investigated phytoestrogen status in relation to biomarkers of osteoporosis in women aged 40 to 80 years.  During this time she also worked as a clinical and research dietitian at Toowoomba Base Hospital and the Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital. Katherine has over thirteen years experience as a lecturer in higher education in Australia and the United Kingdom at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels.  Katherine has extensive experience teaching in introductory food and nutriiton units, food science medical nutrition therapy, dietetics professional practice and clinical practice in individual case management. Katherine’s main research interest examines the links between living alone, food and nutrition behaviours and health outcomes.  She has also undertaken research in the areas of:  nutrition knowledge in dance students, vitamin D in chronic kidney disease and teaching of nutrition and dietetics in the higher education setting. Katherine is a member of the Dietitian’s Association of Australia and an Accredited Practising Dietitian.

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Teaching

Unit Coordinator XNB151 Food and Nutrition

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Publications

For publications by this staff member, visit QUT ePrints, the University's research repository.