Research Team

Lead researcher & PhD candidate

PgGr, MSc Nutrition & Dietetics

 

Jeanette has a strong interest in infant and child health. She is a New Zealand Registered Dietitian working in the field of public health and child nutrition.

Jeanette Rapson

Supervisor

PRGN/RSCN, BSc Hons, MMedSci, PhD

 

Dr Cath Conlon is a senior lecturer in human nutrition and has expertise in maternal and infant feeding. She has extensive experience in running intervention trials in child health.

Dr Cath Conlon

Supervisor

GDipBus, BSc (Hons), PhD

 

Associate Professor Pamela von Hurst has a wealth of experience in designing intervention studies. She has research interests in vitamin D, child health and nutrition.

Dr Pam von Hurst
Kimberley Brown

Masters Dietetic Student

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Kimberley Brown is a MSc in Nutrition & Dietetics student exploring mothers' diets during pregnancy and lactation. She is passionate about child health and nutrition.

Owen Mugridge

Research Trials Manager

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Owen Mugridge, MSc, regularly deals with ethical procedures, study design, and collecting the data from volunteers that make our research possible.