On Wednesday the 7th of July, FOODplus was host to Professor Linda Tapsell for a talk on Dietary Modelling in Clinical Trials. If you missed this interesting presentation you can listen to the podcast.
Professor Linda Tapsell is a leading research dietitian whose research focuses on the effect of the diet on the key components of the metabolic syndrome. With an early career in the health system, her research track record lies in the conduct of clinical trials to test the effects of dietary patterns on health outcomes. Professor Tapsell led the National Centre of Excellence in Functional Food from 2003-2008 and is currently Director, Nutrition Research and the Smart Foods Centre in the Illawarra Health and Medical research Institute (IHMRI). She has published extensively in the field of diet and disease, and serves on a number of national and international committees addressing food and nutrition policy and research. Professor Tapsell is the Editor of the Journal Nutrition and Dietetics, the journal of the Dieticians Association of Australia including the New Zealand Dietetics Association and a Fellow of the Dieticians Association of Australia.