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Career Summary

Qualifications

  • PhD, University of Newcastle, 29/10/1999
  • Master of Nutrition and Dietetics, University of Sydney, 27/05/1994
  • Bachelor of Science, University of Newcastle, 08/05/1992

Research

Research keywords

  • Iron Deficiency
  • Nutrition
  • Nutritional Epidemiology
  • Public Health Nutrition
  • Women's Health

Research expertise

Nutritional Epidemiology, specifically with the Australian Longitudinal Study of Women's Health; running dietary intervention trials and randomised controlled trials, specifically in relation to iron deficiency in women; examining the role of diet on general health and well-being, cognition, fatigue and mental health.

Languages

  • English

Fields of Research

CodeDescriptionPercentage
111100Nutrition And Dietetics100

Teaching

Teaching keywords

  • Dietetics
  • Nutrition

Teaching expertise

Teaching first and second year nutrition.

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Publications

For publications that are currently unpublished or in-press, details are shown in italics.

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Chapter (2 outputs)

YearCitationAltmetricsLink
2013Collins C, Hure A, Burrows T, Patterson A, 'Diet Quality and Its Potential Cost Savings', Diet Quality: An Evidenced-based Approach Volume 1, Humana Press, New York 41-49 (2013) [B1]
2013Al-jadani H, Patterson A, Sibbritt D, Collins C, 'The Association Between Diet Quality and Weight Change in Adults Over Time: A Systematic Review of Prospective Cohort Studies', Diet Quality: An Evidence Based Approach Volume 2, Humana Press, New York 3-27 (2013) [B1]

Journal article (27 outputs)

YearCitationAltmetricsLink
2014Leonard AJ, Chalmers KA, Collins CE, Patterson AJ, 'A Study of the Effects of Latent Iron Deficiency on Measures of Cognition: A Pilot Randomised Controlled Trial of Iron Supplementation in Young Women', NUTRIENTS, 6 2419-2435 (2014) [C1]
2014Leonard AJ, Chalmers KA, Collins CE, Patterson AJ, 'Comparison of Two Doses of Elemental Iron in the Treatment of Latent Iron Deficiency: Efficacy, Side Effects and Blinding Capabilities', NUTRIENTS, 6 1394-1405 (2014) [C1]
2014Taylor AL, Collins CE, Patterson AJ, 'The relationship between potential contaminant exposure from fish and nutrient intakes in Australian women by pregnancy status', Nutrition and Dietetics, (2014)
2014Daley C, Patterson A, MacDonald-Wicks L, Sibbritt D, 'Unsaturated fat intakes and mental health outcomes in young women from the Australian Longitudinal Study on Women's Heath', Public Health Nutrition, (2014)
2014Leonard A, Hutchesson M, Patterson A, Collins C, Chalmers K, 'Recruitment and retention of young women into nutrition research studies: Practical considerations', Trials, 15 (2014)
2014Leonard AJ, Chalmers KA, Collins CE, Patterson AJ, 'The effect of nutrition knowledge and dietary iron intake on iron status in young women.', Appetite, 81 225-231 (2014)
2013Greig AJ, Patterson AJ, Collins CE, Chalmers KA, 'Iron deficiency, cognition, mental health and fatigue in women of childbearing age: a systematic review', Journal of Nutritional Science, 2 1-14 (2013) [C1]
2013Burrows T, Patterson A, Bacon A, Mitchell L, Wicks L, Baines S, Williams LT, 'Client satisfaction and weight loss outcomes of student centred dietetic outpatient clinics', Obesity Research and Clinical Practice, 7 (2013) [C1]
2013Leonard AJ, Patterson AJ, Collins CE, Chalmers KA, 'Is soluble transferrin receptor a useful marker in early stage iron deficiency?', e-SPEN Journal, (2013) [C1]
2013Aljadani HMA, Sibbritt D, Patterson A, Collins C, 'The Australian Recommended Food Score did not predict weight gain in middle-aged Australian women during six years of follow-up', AUSTRALIAN AND NEW ZEALAND JOURNAL OF PUBLIC HEALTH, 37 322-328 (2013) [C1]
2013Al-jadani H, Patterson AJ, Sibbritt A, Collins CE, 'The Association Between Dietary Patterns and Weight Change in Adults Over Time: A Systematic Review of Studies with Follow up', JBI Library of Systematic Reviews, 11 272-316 (2013) [C1]

Co-authors: Clare Collins

2013Vashum KP, McEvoy M, Milton AH, Islam MR, Sibbritt D, Attia J, et al., 'Is dietary zinc protective for type 2 diabetes? Results from the Australian longitudinal study on women's health', BMC Endocrine Disorders, 13 (2013) [C1]
2013Aljadani HM, Patterson A, Hutchesson MJ, Jensen ME, Collins CE, Sibbritt D, 'Diet quality, measured by fruit and vegetable intake, predicts weight change in young women', Journal of Obesity, 2013 (2013) [C1]
2012Jenkins L, McEvoy MA, Patterson AJ, Sibbritt DW, 'Higher unprocessed red meat, chicken and fish intake is associated with a higher vegetable intake in mid-age non-vegetarian women', Nutrition and Dietetics, 69 293-299 (2012) [C1]
2011Collins CE, Patterson AJ, Fitzgerald D, 'Higher diet quality does not predict lower medicare costs but does predict number of claims in mid-aged Australian women', Nutrients, 3 40-48 (2011) [C1]
2011Blumfield ML, Hure AJ, MacDonald-Wicks LK, Patterson AJ, Smith R, Collins CE, 'Disparities exist between National Food Group Recommendations and the dietary intakes of women', BMC Women's Health, 11 37 (2011) [C1]
2006Patterson AJ, Spiro A, Thomas J, Baldwin C, Andreyev HJ, 'The views and practice of oncologists towards nutritional support in patients receiving chemotherapy', British Journal of Cancer, 95 431-434 (2006)
2005Young AF, Lowe JM, Byles JE, Patterson AJ, 'Trends in health service use for women in Australia with diabetes', Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health, 29 422-428 (2005) [C1]
2005Mishra G, Ball K, Patterson A, Brown W, Hodge A, Dobson A, 'Socio-demographic inequalities in the diets of mid-aged Australian women', EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF CLINICAL NUTRITION, 59 185-195 (2005)
2004Ellinson M, Thomas J, Patterson A, 'A critical evaluation of the relationship between serum vitamin B-12, folate and total homocysteine with cognitive impairment in the elderly', JOURNAL OF HUMAN NUTRITION AND DIETETICS, 17 371-383 (2004)
2002Patterson AJ, Young AF, Powers JR, Brown W, Byles J, 'Relationships between nutrition screening checklists and the health and well-being of older Australian women', Public Health Nutrition, 5(1) 65-71 (2002) [C1]

Co-authors: Anne Young, Julie Byles

2001Patterson AJ, Brown W, Roberts D, Seldon M, 'Dietary treatment of iron deficiency in women of childbearing age', American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, 74 650-656 (2001) [C1]
2001Patterson AJ, Brown W, Roberts D, 'Dietary and lifestyle factors influencing iron stores in Australian women: An examination of the role of bioavailable dietary iron', Australian Journal of Nutrition and Dietetics, 58 107-113 (2001) [C1]
2001Patterson AJ, Brown WJ, Roberts D, 'Dietary and supplement treatment of iron deficiency results in improvements in general health and fatigue in Australian women of childbearing age', Journal of the American College of Nutrition, 20 337-342 (2001) [C1]
2000Hodge A, Patterson AJ, Brown W, Ireland P, Giles G, 'THE ANTI CANCER COUNCIL OF VICTORIA FFQ. RELATIVE VALIDITY OF NUTRIENT INTAKES COMPARED WITH DIET DIARIES IN YOUNG TO MIDDLE-AGED WOMEN IN A STUDY OF IRON SUPPLEMENTATION', THE AUSTRALIAN AND NEW ZEALAND JOURNAL OF PUBLIC HEALTH, 24 576-583 (2000) [C1]
2000Patterson AJ, Brown WJ, Powers JR, Roberts D, 'Iron Deficiency, General Health And Fatigue: Results From The Australian Longitudinal Study On Women's Health', QUALITY OF LIFE RESEARCH, 9 491-497 (2000) [C1]
1998Patterson AJ, Brown WJ, Roberts D, 'Development, Prevention And Treatment Of Iron Deficiency In Women', NUTRITION RESEARCH, 18(3) 489-502 (1998) [C1]
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Conference (17 outputs)

YearCitationAltmetricsLink
2013Leonard AJ, Patterson A, Collins CE, Chalmers KA, 'The effects of nutrition knowledge on dietary iron intake in young women', Australasian Medical Journal, Brisbane, Australia (2013) [E3]
2013Alljadani H, Patterson A, Sibbritt D, Collins CE, 'Frequency and variety of fruit and vegetable consumption did not predict 6-year weight change in mid-aged women from the Australian Longitudinal Study on Women¿s Health', Obesity Research and Clinical Practice, Melbourne, Australia (2013) [E3]

Co-authors: Clare Collins

2013Alljadani H, Patterson A, Sibbritt D, Collins CE, 'Development of overweight and obesity in mid-age women from the Australia Longitudinal on Women¿s Health Study', Obesity Research and Clinical Practice, Melbourne, Australia (2013) [E3]

Co-authors: Clare Collins

2013Leonard AJ, Patterson AJ, Collins CE, Chalmers KA, 'The effects of dietary iron intake on iron status in young women', Australasian Medical Journal, Brisbane, Australia (2013) [E3]
2012McLeod A, Collins CE, Patterson AJ, 'Fish intake during pregnancy and the implications for the health of young women and their infants', Nutrition & Dietetics: Special Issue: Dietitians Association of Australia 16th International Congress of Dietetics, Sydney, NSW (2012) [E3]

Co-authors: Clare Collins

2012Patterson AJ, Greig AJ, Chalmers KA, Collins CE, 'The effects of non-amaemic iron deficiency on cognitive functioning: A double-blinded, placebo controlled trial of iron supplementation in women of childbearing. A study on acceptability and feasibility', Nutrition & Dietetics: Special Issue: Dietitians Association of Australia 16th International Congress of Dietetics, Sydney, NSW (2012) [E3]
2012Al-Jadani HM, Collins CE, Sibbritt DW, Patterson AJ, 'The role of total energy intake and energy density on changes in body weight: A systematic review of cohort studies', Nutrition & Dietetics: Special Issue: Dietitians Association of Australia 16th International Congress of Dietetics, Sydney, NSW (2012) [E3]

Co-authors: Clare Collins

2012Aljadani H, Sibbritt DW, Patterson AJ, Collins CE, 'Does higher diet quality protect weight change in adults over time: A systematic review of cohort studies', 8th International Conference on Diet and Activity Methods (ICDAM 8). Abstract Book, Rome, Italy (2012) [E3]

Co-authors: Clare Collins

2012Aljadani H, Sibbritt DW, Patterson AJ, Collins CE, 'Diet quality does not predict six-year weight changes in mid-age women from Australian Longitudinal Study on Women's Health', Obesity Research & Clinical Practice, Auckland, NZ (2012) [E3]

Co-authors: Clare Collins

2011Greig AJ, Patterson AJ, Collins CE, Chalmers KA, 'The effects of non-anaemic iron deficiency on cognitive functioning: A double-blind, placebo controlled trial of iron supplementation in women of childbearing age. A pilot study on acceptability and feasibility', Australasian Medical Journal, Queenstown, NZ (2011) [E3]
2011Greig AJ, Patterson AJ, Collins CE, Chalmers KA, 'Effects of non-anaemic iron deficiency on cognition, mental health and fatigue in women of childbearing age: A systematic review', Australasian Medical Journal, Queenstown, NZ (2011) [E3]
2011Patterson AJ, Jenkins L, McEvoy MA, Sibbritt DW, 'Fresh meat and fish intake is associated with a higher vegetable intake in mid-age non-vegetarian women', 2011 Annual Meeting of the International Society for Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity (ISBNPA) eProceedings, Melbourne, VIC (2011) [E3]
2010Blumfield ML, Hure AJ, MacDonald-Wicks LK, Patterson AJ, Smith R, Collins CE, 'Dietary intakes of Australian women prior to conception', Nutrition & Dietetics, Melbourne (2010) [E3]
2010Burrows TL, Patterson AJ, Bacon A, Mitchell LJ, MacDonald-Wicks LK, Baines SK, Williams LT, 'Client satisfaction and weight loss outcomes of student centred dietetic outpatient clinics', Obesity Research and Clinical Practice, Sydney, NSW (2010) [E3]
2009Blumfield ML, Hure AJ, MacDonald-Wicks LK, Patterson AJ, Smith R, Collins CE, 'The food choices of Australian women during pregnancy', Proceedings of the Nutrition Society of Australia, Newcastle, NSW (2009) [E3]
2000Patterson AJ, Brown W, Roberts DC, 'Iron deficiency and morbidity in Australian women: effects on general health and fatigue', Proceedings of the Nutrition Society of Australia (2000)ISSN-0314-1004, Fremantle, Western Australia (2000) [E3]
1998Patterson AJ, Brown WJ, Roberts DC, 'Dietary intervention vs supplementation for the treatment of iron deficiency', Proceedings of the Nutrition Society of Australia, Adelaide, South Australia (1998) [E3]
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Report (1 outputs)

YearCitationAltmetricsLink
2011Probst Y, Ralston R, Riley M, Sutherland RL, Truby H, Walker K, et al., 'A review of the evidence to address targeted questions to inform the revision of the Australian Dietary Guidelines', National Health and Medical Research Council, 1078 (2011) [R1]
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Grants and Funding

Summary

Number of grants6
Total funding$149,925

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2010 (2 grants)

The effects of non-anaemic iron deficiency on cognition, fatigue and mental health: a blinded randomised controlled trial of iron supplementation in women of childbearing age$111,460
Funding Body: Meat and Livestock Australia

Project Team
Doctor Amanda Patterson, Doctor Kerry Chalmers, Professor Clare Collins
SchemeRole
Human Nutrition Research ProgramChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$111,46020102010
GNo:G1000419

Zinc as a target for prevention of type-2 diabetes$15,000
Funding Body: Hunter Children`s Research Foundation

Project Team
Professor John Attia, Doctor Milton Hasnat, Mr Mark McEvoy, Doctor Amanda Patterson, Doctor Sham Acharya, Mr Steven Bowe
SchemeRole
Research GrantInvestigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$15,00020102010
GNo:G1000450

2009 (2 grants)

Iron deficiency and its prevention in the Australian context - a systematic review of the literature$11,938
Funding Body: Meat and Livestock Australia

Project Team
Doctor Amanda Patterson
SchemeRole
Human Nutrition Research ProgramChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$11,93820092009
GNo:G0189924

The development of iron deficiency in Australian women$4,925
Funding Body: University of Newcastle

Project Team
Doctor Amanda Patterson
SchemeRole
New Staff GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$4,92520092009
GNo:G0190113

2000 (1 grants)

24th Annual Nutrition Society of Australia Scientific Meeting, WA 3-6 December 2000$1,602
Funding Body: University of Newcastle

Project Team
Doctor Amanda Patterson
SchemeRole
Travel GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$1,60220002000
GNo:G0180437

1998 (1 grants)

Development of computer aided analysis package for determiing bioavailable dietary iron intake.$5,000
Funding Body: University of Newcastle

Project Team
Professor D Roberts, Doctor Amanda Patterson
SchemeRole
Project GrantInvestigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$5,00019981998
GNo:G0177259
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Research Supervision

Number of current supervisions4
Total current UoN PhD EFTSL1.45

For supervisions undertaken at an institution other that the University of Newcastle, the institution name is listed below the program name.

Current Supervision

CommencedProposed
Completion
ProgramSupervisor TypeResearch Title
20142018PhD (Nutrition & Dietetics)Co-SupervisorEvaluating the Effect of Consuming Breakfast on Metabolic and Anthropometric Parameters in Healthy Individuals
20122018PhD (Nutrition & Dietetics)Co-SupervisorAn Investigation of the Dietary/Nutritional Predictors Associated with Bone Health
20112015PhD (Nutrition & Dietetics)Principal SupervisorIron Deficiency in Young Australian Women: Role of Dietary Iron Knowledge and Intake, and the effects on Cognition
20102014PhD (Nutrition & Dietetics)Co-SupervisorThe Association Between Diet Quality and Weight Change in Mid-Age and Young Women Over Time
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Dr Amanda Patterson

Work Phone(02) 4921 6420
Email
PositionSenior Lecturer
School of Health Sciences
Faculty of Health and Medicine
The University of Newcastle, Australia
Focus AreaNutrition and Dietetics
Office
HE25,
Hunter,
Callaghan
University Drive
Callaghan NSW 2308
Australia
URL:www.newcastle.edu.au/profile/amanda-patterson