Ms Hannah Brown

Ms Hannah Brown

Research student

Career Summary


Dr Hannah May Brown is a post-doctoral researcher 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 was awarded her PhD in 2019. Hannah’s PhD was 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 also involved the assessment of portion size tools, including food labels and augmented reality, on improving knowledge and portion size selection. Hannah is now working as a post-doctoral researcher at Hunter New England Population Health.



  • 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

Professional Experience

Academic appointment

Dates Title Organisation / Department
1/01/2016 - 31/12/2016 Research Assistant Priority Research Centre for Physical Activity and Nutrition - The University of Newcastle



Year Award
2018 The University of Newcastle Three Minute Thesis Final Winner
The University of Newcastle


Year Award
2017 The Neville Eric Sansom Top-Up Scholarship
The Neville Eric Sansom Top-Up Scholarship
2015 Post-Graduate Research Scholarship
The Faculty of Health Science / The University of Newcastle / Australia


Code Course Role Duration
NUDI2110 Community Nutrition Practice
The University of Newcastle - Faculty of Health and Medicine
Tutor 1/08/2018 - 30/11/2018
NUDI3310 Public Health Nutrition
Faculty of Health and Medicine, University of Newcastle
Tutor 1/01/2018 - 1/06/2018


New app-roach to carbs for pregnant women

June 29, 2017

A University of Newcastle nutrition study is aiming to help pregnant women beat confusion related to how much carbohydrate they should eat.

Ms Hannah Brown

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