Ms Lucy Kocanda

Ms Lucy Kocanda

Research student

Career Summary


Lucy is a PhD candidate (Medicine) in the School of Medicine and Public Health, and Priority Research Centre in Physical Activity and Nutrition (PRC-PAN). Lucy was awarded her Bachelor of Nutrition and Dietetics with Honours Class I from the University of Newcastle in 2017 and is an Accredited Practising Dietitian (APD). Lucy's PhD research focuses on cardiovascular disease prevention in rural communities. She is based in Tamworth at the University of Newcastle Department of Rural Health.


  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Nutrition Translation
  • Nutrition and Dietetics
  • Rural Health

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For publications that are currently unpublished or in-press, details are shown in italics.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 (1 outputs)

Year Citation Altmetrics Link
2018 Kocanda L, Brown L, Schumacher T, Rae K, Chojenta C, 'Breastfeeding duration and reasons for cessation in an Australian longitudinal cohort', Nutrition & Dietetics, 75 50-50 (2018)
Co-authors Kym Rae, Leanne Brown, Catherine Chojenta

Conference (3 outputs)

Year Citation Altmetrics Link
2019 Kocanda L, Kerr J, Brown L, May J, Schumacher T, Rollo M, Rutherford J, 'Nutrition education in cardiac rehabilitation: Time for change', Sydney, NSW (2019)
Co-authors Tracy Schumacher, Leanne Brown, Jennifer May, Megan Rollo
2018 Kocanda L, Brown L, May J, Rollo M, Collins C, Schumacher T, 'Can opportunistic CVD risk screening increase interest in own health for a rural population?', Tamworth, NSW (2018)
Co-authors Clare Collins, Leanne Brown, Megan Rollo, Tracy Schumacher, Jennifer May
2018 Brown LJ, Kocanda L, Schumacher T, Rae K, Chojenta CL, 'Breastfeeding duration and reasons for cessation in an Australia longitudinal cohort', Sydney (2018)
Co-authors Kym Rae, Catherine Chojenta, Leanne Brown

Ms Lucy Kocanda

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