Ms Hannah Brown

Ms Hannah Brown

Research student

Career Summary


Hannah May Brown is a PhD candidate from the University of Newcastle and an Accredited Practising Dietitian (APD). Hannah graduated with First Class Honours in Bachelor of Nutrition and Dietetics in 2015 and has two published articles related to portion size in the Health Promotion Journal of Australia. Hannah’s PhD is focused on improving the dietary knowledge and skills of pregnant women, with a focus on carbohydrate portion and serving sizes, to improve diet quality and health outcomes of both mother and child. Hannah's PhD work also involves the assessment of portion size tools, including food labels and augmented reality, on improving knowledge and portion size selection. Hannah also works as a Research Assistant in the Priority Research Centre for Physical Activity and Nutrition (PRCPAN).


  • Dietetics
  • Food
  • Food labels
  • Health
  • Nutrition
  • Portion size
  • Pregnancy


  • English (Mother)

Fields of Research

Code Description Percentage
111199 Nutrition and Dietetics not elsewhere classified 100


For publications that are currently unpublished or in-press, details are shown in italics.

Journal article (2 outputs)

Year Citation Altmetrics Link
2016 Bucher T, Rollo ME, Smith SP, Dean M, Brown H, Sun M, Collins C, 'Position paper on the need for portion-size education and a standardised unit of measurement', Health Promotion Journal of Australia, (2016)
DOI 10.1071/HE15137
Co-authors Shamus Smith, Megan Rollo, Tamara Bucher, Clare Collins
2016 Brown HM, de Vlieger N, Collins C, Bucher T, 'The influence of front-of-pack nutrition information on consumers.', Health Promot J Austr, (2016)
DOI 10.1071/HE16011
Co-authors Nienke Devlieger Uon

Ms Hannah Brown

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