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McMahon, Anne T. Dr

Senior Lecturer

  • Food and Health
  • School of Health and Society
  • University of Wollongong 1999 -
  • Discpline Lead - Food and Society 2018 -

Overview


Dr Anne-Therese McMahon is a Senior Lecturer at the University of Wollongong whose research focuses on understanding food behaviour and health outcomes primarily drawing upon qualitative health research methodologies. Dr McMahon is currently focusing her attention on healthy food sustainability practices to enhance food and nutrition security. Her work focuses on identifying, implementing and evaluating local and international food initiatives involving students, community partners and researchers in public health and nutrition disciplines with view to supporting equitable, culturally rich, healthy and sustainable communities.

Top Publications


Research Overview


  • Dr Anne-Therese McMahon is a Senior Lecturer at the University of Wollongong whose research focuses on enabling effective health behaviour change. Her research to date has utilised qualitative health research methodologies to explore patient and practitioner perspectives, behaviours and food practice, in a broad array of age and condition related contexts. Dr McMahon is an innovative dietitian educator/researcher in the School of Health and Society who has focussed on utilising her non-traditional academic background through integrating learning and research opportunities within her roles as Course Director for Masters of Nutrition Management (MNM) program and the Bachelor of Nutrition Science. She is an Accredited Practising Dietitian with over 25 years’ experience with the Dietitians Association of Australia and a member of Nutrition Society of Australia. She has served as Education Coordinator for the Australian Research Council (ARC) Key Centre Smart Foods and has been an active researcher for the National Centre of Excellence in Functional Foods. Dr McMahon has a developing track record in qualitative health research with $100K in research funding from ARC, industry and 20 publications in scientific journals.

Selected Publications


Advisees


  • Graduate Advising Relationship

    Degree Research Title Advisee
    Doctor of Philosophy Meaningful and engaging inter-disciplinary learning and teaching Crookes, Kay
    Doctor of Philosophy "It's no choking matter!": Rectifying Texture Modified Food 'Inconsistencies' in Residential Aged Care Host, Alison
    Doctor of Philosophy multidisciplinary collaboration in cancer care services Hazzard, Emily
    Doctor of Philosophy Investigating the Role of the Therapeutic Alliance within Dietetic Practice to Improve Outcomes for Weight Loss Nagy, Annaliese
    Doctor of Philosophy Exploring Dietetic Practice with patients undergoing alcohol withdrawal: developing a new approach towards recommendations for practice McLean, Cameron
    Doctor of Philosophy (Integrated) Structural Responses to Food Insecurity Ray, Nandini

Full Name


  • Dr Anne-Therese McMahon

Mailing Address


  • Northfields Avenue

    Gwynneville

    NSW

    2522

    Australia

Top Publications


Research Overview


  • Dr Anne-Therese McMahon is a Senior Lecturer at the University of Wollongong whose research focuses on enabling effective health behaviour change. Her research to date has utilised qualitative health research methodologies to explore patient and practitioner perspectives, behaviours and food practice, in a broad array of age and condition related contexts. Dr McMahon is an innovative dietitian educator/researcher in the School of Health and Society who has focussed on utilising her non-traditional academic background through integrating learning and research opportunities within her roles as Course Director for Masters of Nutrition Management (MNM) program and the Bachelor of Nutrition Science. She is an Accredited Practising Dietitian with over 25 years’ experience with the Dietitians Association of Australia and a member of Nutrition Society of Australia. She has served as Education Coordinator for the Australian Research Council (ARC) Key Centre Smart Foods and has been an active researcher for the National Centre of Excellence in Functional Foods. Dr McMahon has a developing track record in qualitative health research with $100K in research funding from ARC, industry and 20 publications in scientific journals.

Selected Publications


Advisees


  • Graduate Advising Relationship

    Degree Research Title Advisee
    Doctor of Philosophy Meaningful and engaging inter-disciplinary learning and teaching Crookes, Kay
    Doctor of Philosophy "It's no choking matter!": Rectifying Texture Modified Food 'Inconsistencies' in Residential Aged Care Host, Alison
    Doctor of Philosophy multidisciplinary collaboration in cancer care services Hazzard, Emily
    Doctor of Philosophy Investigating the Role of the Therapeutic Alliance within Dietetic Practice to Improve Outcomes for Weight Loss Nagy, Annaliese
    Doctor of Philosophy Exploring Dietetic Practice with patients undergoing alcohol withdrawal: developing a new approach towards recommendations for practice McLean, Cameron
    Doctor of Philosophy (Integrated) Structural Responses to Food Insecurity Ray, Nandini

Full Name


  • Dr Anne-Therese McMahon

Mailing Address


  • Northfields Avenue

    Gwynneville

    NSW

    2522

    Australia