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Career Summary

Qualifications

  • PhD (Nutrition & Dietetics), Queensland University of Technology, 12/04/2012
  • Bachelor of Health Science (Nut & Diet) Hons, Queensland University of Technology, 14/02/2008
  • Bachelor of Applied Science, Queensland University of Technology, 01/02/2002

Research

Research keywords

  • dietary intake methods
  • dietietics
  • eHealth
  • mHealth
  • nutrition assessment
  • telehealth

Research expertise

The development and validation of new methods for the assessment of dietary intake, in particular smartphone photographic records, and the design and evaluation of innovative uses of interactive technologies to enhance dietetic practice, support individuals make and sustain healthy behaviours in management of chronic diseases such as obesity.

Languages

  • English

Fields of Research

CodeDescriptionPercentage
111100Nutrition And Dietetics100

Teaching

Teaching keywords

  • dietetics
  • nutrition
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Publications

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Journal article (2 outputs)

YearCitationAltmetricsLink
2014Ashton LM, Hutchesson MJ, Rollo ME, Morgan PJ, Collins CE, 'A scoping review of risk behaviour interventions in young men.', BMC public health, 14 957 (2014) [C1]
2014Robinson LN, Rollo ME, Watson J, Burrows TL, Collins CE, 'Relationships between dietary intakes of children and their parents: A cross-sectional, secondary analysis of families participating in the Family Diet Quality Study', Journal of Human Nutrition and Dietetics, (2014)

Conference (4 outputs)

YearCitationAltmetricsLink
2013Burrows T, Collins CE, Hutchesson M, Rollo M, Guest M, Boggess M, 'Validation of fruit and vegetable intakes assessed by food frequency questionnaire using plasma carotenoids in adults', Australasian Medical Journal, Brisbane, Australia (2013) [E3]
2013Ashton L, Rollo M, Hutchesson M, Young MD, Morgan P, Callister R, et al., 'A comparison of outcomes of young and old adult males in the SHED-IT weight loss program for men', Obesity Research and Clinical Practice, Melbourne (2013) [E3]
2012Rollo ME, Te Kloot A, Ash S, 'Is there a place for pixels in our practice? Dietitians' attitudes towards the use of photographic dietary records within the nutrition care process', Nutrition & Dietetics: Special Issue: Dietitians Association of Australia 16th International Congress of Dietetics, Sydney, NSW (2012) [E3]
2012Rollo ME, Te Kloot A, Ash S, 'Digital dietetics: Practices and attitudes relating to technology use among Australian dietitians', Nutrition & Dietetics: Special Issue: Dietitians Association of Australia 16th International Congress of Dietetics, Sydney, NSW (2012) [E3]
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Grants and Funding

Summary

Number of grants3
Total funding$17,000

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2014 (1 grants)

Using focus groups to understand young adult males motivators and barriers to participating in a Healthy Lifestyle Program$10,000
Funding Body: Hunter Medical Research Institute

Project Team
Professor Clare Collins, Doctor Melinda Hutchesson, Doctor Megan Rollo, Professor Philip Morgan
SchemeRole
Project GrantInvestigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$10,00020142014
GNo:G1301360

2013 (2 grants)

Nutrition and Dietetics$5,000
Funding Body: University of Newcastle

Project Team
Doctor Megan Rollo
SchemeRole
New Staff GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$5,00020132013
GNo:G1301074

mHealth Summit 2013, Washington DC USA, 6-11 December 2013$2,000
Funding Body: University of Newcastle - Faculty of Health and Medicine

Project Team
Doctor Megan Rollo
SchemeRole
Travel GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$2,00020132013
GNo:G1301059
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Research Supervision

Number of current supervisions3
Total current UoN PhD EFTSL0.95

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-SupervisorDevelopment, Implementation and Delivery of Technology Based Nutrition and Exercise Education Programs for Women with Gestational Diabetes
20132017PhD (Nutrition & Dietetics)Co-SupervisorOptimising Dietary Intake and Nutrition-Related Health Outcomes in Aboriginal Women and their Children
20132017PhD (Nutrition & Dietetics)Co-SupervisorCan young men change their lifestyle? A novel way to improve health.
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Dr Megan Rollo

Work Phone(02) 4921 5649
Email
PositionResearch Academic
School of Health Sciences
Faculty of Health and Medicine
The University of Newcastle, Australia
Focus AreaNutrition and Dietetics
Office
HC54,
Hunter Building
URL:www.newcastle.edu.au/profile/megan-rollo