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Professor Amanda Lee

Faculty of Health,
School - Public Health and Social Work

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Name
Professor Amanda Lee
Position(s)
Professor
Faculty of Health,
School - Public Health and Social Work
IHBI Member
Institute of Health Biomedical Innovation (IHBI),
IHBI Health Projects,
IHBI Public Health and Social Work - HHWB
Discipline *
Public Health and Health Services
Phone
+61 7 3138 0247
Fax
+61 7 3138 3369
Email
Location
View location details (QUT staff and student access only)
Qualifications

Phd (University of Sydney)

Professional memberships
and associations

Dietitians’ Association Australia; Public Health Association Australia

Keywords

nutrition, obesity, preventative health, dietary guidelines, food price and affordability

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

Biography

Amanda is Professor in the School of Public Health and Social Work and School of Exercise and Nutrition Science at QUT.  She chaired the NHMRC’s Dietary Guidelines Working Committee and serves on many national and international committees, including the expert committee on obesity for the Australian National Preventive Health Agency. Amanda is also Adjunct Professor in the Centre for Environment and Population Health at Griffith University. She was Director of Nutrition and Physical Activity within Queensland Health until late 2011, and has over 30 years experience as a “pracademic” in nutrition, public health and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health.

This information has been contributed by Professor Amanda Lee.