Professor Tapsell is a leading Australian researcher in Medical and Health Sciences with discipline expertise in Nutrition and Dietetics. In 2015 she was named a member of the Order of Australia for ‘significant service to health science as an academic and clinician specialising in diet and nutrition’. She is a Life Member and Fellow of the Dietitians Association of Australia. She has served as director of food research centres as well as a discipline expert for National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) grant review panels, the Australia India Strategic Research Fund, the Medical and Health Sciences panel of Excellence in Research Australia (ERA) and the NHMRC/DoHA Australian Dietary Guidelines 2012. She is now on the Advisory Committee currently reviewing the Nutrient Reference Values for Australians, and continues on a number of international nutrition science advisory committees, such as the California Walnut Commission. Professor Tapsell has a strong track record in dietary trials addressing lifestyle and chronic disease risk. She has received over $15M in research funding, has over 170 publications in scientific journals and many more in other media. She has trained a generation of dietitians in Australia. She has supervised 18 PhD graduates and is now a Senior Professor in the School of Medicine, University of Wollongong.
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