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MEKEI, in conjunction with WASD, has built a strong network of researchers, policy makers, educators, consultants and employers from all parts of the world to exchange knowledge and experience and discuss current developments and challenges. This directory can be used to help find, support and collaborate with experts from the network.

Interested in joining the expert directory? Complete the application form. Please check your details in our directory after 48 hrs and if you can not find your name, please contact the directory coordinator at siham@wasd.org.uk. You can also join the expert directories of our sister organisation: World Association for Sustainable Development (WASD) and Sudan Knowledge (SK).

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Dr. Julie Brimbecombe

Associate Professor Menzies School of Health ResearchPublic Health
Qualifications:

PhD

Location: Darwin, Australia

Biography

Dr. Julie Brimbecombe is a Senior Research Fellow at the Menzies School of Health Research and is nutrition team leader in the Wellbeing and Preventable Chronic Diseases Division. She also holds a Heart Foundation Future Leader Fellowship. Since being awarded a National Health and Medical Research Council Public Health Fellowship in 2009, she has developed a significant research program in the area of Indigenous nutrition and is contributing to the evidence base to inform policy and practice. Her research focuses on population dietary interventions, determinants of healthy eating and building capacity to support community-driven decision-making for nutrition improvement.

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