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Beck, Eleanor Prof

Discipline Leader and Course Director, Nutrition and Dietetics

  • Smart Foods Centre
  • Food and Health
  • Faculty of Science, Medicine and Health
  • Health Impact Research Cluster
  • School of Medicine

Overview


Professor Eleanor Beck is Discipline Leader in Nutrition and Dietetics in the School of Medicine, Faculty of Science, Medicine and Health. Eleanor has more than 25 years experience in clinical practice and dietetics education. Eleanor was part of the expert working group for the recent reviews of the National Competency Standards for Dietitians and the Advanced Accrediting Practising Dietitian and Fellow competency standards. Her clinical research includes close links with dietetics service delivery in hospitals, while working with industry partners and international collaborators in grains research. Current projects include review of both individual grains and fibres, as well as cereal fibre and whole grains generally, and their effects on metabolic health. Eleanor is also Deputy Chair of the Council of Deans of Nutrition and Dietetics (ANZ) and the Chair of the Australia New Zealand Steering Committee for the NNEdPro group. NNEdPro (Need for Nutrition Education and Promotion) is a University of Cambridge based think tank, part of a global network to promote nutrition teaching and research in health professions.

Top Publications


Selected Publications


Advisees


  • Graduate Advising Relationship

    Degree Research Title Advisee
    Doctor of Philosophy Exploring Food and Nutrition Systems for Adult Rehabilitation Patients Iyer, Priya
    Doctor of Philosophy Metabolic Health Markers Associated with High Fibre Intake Compared with Wholegrain Intake Barrett, Eden
    Doctor of Philosophy The influence of dietary fibre intake on the gut microbiota and the implication for metabolic disease Williams, Georgina
    Doctor of Philosophy Nutrition Competency in Medical Education Lepre, Breanna Marie
    Doctor of Philosophy Whole Grain Consumption and Promotion Kissock, Katrina

Top Publications


Selected Publications


Advisees


  • Graduate Advising Relationship

    Degree Research Title Advisee
    Doctor of Philosophy Exploring Food and Nutrition Systems for Adult Rehabilitation Patients Iyer, Priya
    Doctor of Philosophy Metabolic Health Markers Associated with High Fibre Intake Compared with Wholegrain Intake Barrett, Eden
    Doctor of Philosophy The influence of dietary fibre intake on the gut microbiota and the implication for metabolic disease Williams, Georgina
    Doctor of Philosophy Nutrition Competency in Medical Education Lepre, Breanna Marie
    Doctor of Philosophy Whole Grain Consumption and Promotion Kissock, Katrina
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